Tag Archives: PV Narasimha Rao

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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The Quiet Subversive

PV Narasimha Rao’s The Insider is fiction, reality and prophecy put together. Anand is Narasimha Rao himself, albeit in a semi-fictional way. In it a young comrade exhorts Anand: “Run, Anandji, run for your life….No one gives a damn for your genius! Escape, dreamer, save your dreams and your dreaming, before they get you condemned, […]

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