Archive | October, 2012

Tweets, Television, And News

There is one aspect of the ongoing Vadra/DLF-Kejriwal spat that caught my attention. Traditional media is now increasingly picking up things from the new media for its stories. In one of its bulletins, NDTV went to Kejriwal to ask for an elaboration of his tweet. Kejriwal tweeted his response to DLF’s defense of its position […]

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Deconstructing Telangana March

All the spurious critiques, filthy abuses, fretting and fuming rants, and gratuitous remarks on my earlier posts are despatched to where they should belong. The gutter. Two Important Issues Now, let us get down to the serious business of examining the two most important issues that need our attention about the 30 September 2012 Telangana […]

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Prelude To Deconstructing Telangana March

My last post in which I tried to arrive at the number of people that attended the 30 September Telangana March has received a lot of attention and comment. Some people went into convulsions. I see that they continue to be in that state. I don’t think they would recover soon. Many resorted to abuse […]

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Sorry. I Got It Wrong About Telangana March

About the Telangana March, I got it wrong. I went wrong with the numbers. I said that their best effort was unimpressive. Sorry. I was wrong. I uncritically accepted the estimates of the news papers and the television channels and also gave credence, more than I ought to have, to the estimates the organizers of […]

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If That is Their Best Effort, Then You Know What It Is

I have been saying from the very beginning that the shrillness of the demand for a separate state of Telangana is quite disproportionate to the support for the demand. I have also been saying that its support is quite shallow. And I have also been saying that a large section of the population of the […]

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