Archive | November, 2013

Politics of Bharat Ratna

This @PTI_News tweet captures the subtle pecking order of Bharat Ratnas in the public mind: “Professor CNR Rao also awarded Bharat Ratna”. It meant that along with Sachin Tendulkar, Rao also was given our Republic’s highest civilian award. While Sachin may have deserved the award, Rao surely did not deserve the also. Coming as it […]

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Is it Telugu Vs Telugu?

I participated in a discussion on CNN-IBN which posed the question whether it is Telugu Vs Telugu in the unfolding drama of the Centre’s move to divide the state of Andhra Pradesh? I argued that it is not Telugu Vs Telugu but it is Integrationists Vs Separatists.        

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