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A practicing agnostic who goes full monty with life. Survival doesn't make much sense, yet I am at it.

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DoGoodNow- Working Towards Drought Relief

Drought in India is a stark reality. Three successive years of deficient monsoon have sealed the fate for thousands of farmers. About 10 states, mostly in North and Western India, are reeling under drought. About 33 crore people in 300 districts are facing shortage of drinking water. Cattle have little access to water and fodder. In the first three months of 2016, at least 116 farmers have committed suicide. While the Parliament debates over the [...]

BJP's Theme Song

Last week, PM Narendra Modi released a song titled ‘Mera Desh Badal Raha Hai, Agey Badh Raha Hai’ on Twitter to commemorate the second anniversary of the NDA government. This 169-second-long song mentions the various projects initiated by the Modi government and talks about the welfare schemes launched during the last two years. The BJP is also expected launch a video of the song on 26 May, the day when the NDA government took charge [...]

tamil-nadu-assembly-elections-2016-winner

  State Winner Exit Poll Predictions Elections.in IndiaToday-Axis Today’s Chankya CVoter NDTV News Nation Tamil Nadu AIADMK (134) 95 99 90 139 103 97 West Bengal TMC (211) 125 243 210 167 184 153 Kerala LDF (91) 90 94 75 78 79 69 Assam BJP+ (86) 60 86 90 57 73 65 Puducherry Congress+ (17) – 18 – 14 16 – *Table showing exit poll predictions and actual result for all the four states and one [...]

BJP-in-2016-Elections

The BJP slipped into a celebratory mood today as the party clinched a victory (although expected) in Assam. Its narrative that the ‘invasion’ of Assam by Bangladeshi immigrants will become irreversible if the Congress comes to power did yield visible result as people handed over the responsibility to Sarbananda Sonowal. Some of the party loyalists were ecstatic at having opened an account in West Bengal with five seats. But is it really a reason for [...]

Performance of National Parties in 2016 Elections

At first glance, the verdict of 2016 assembly elections seems a no-brainer. Regional parties – TMC and AIADMK – hold onto their fortress; BJP gets a chance to dislodge the Congress government in Assam and Left parties get their turn to rule Kerala for five years. However, if you drill down into the metrics that have emerged after the results, you get an interesting perspective on how prosperously or pathetically the national parties have fared [...]

Kerala Assembly Elections Exit Polls 2016

Kerala registered 72.57 per cent turnout at the close of polling. According to Election Commission officials, the figure could cross the 75.12 per cent mark that was recorded in 2011 assembly elections. About 18 million out of the 26 million voters had cast their vote in a much-contested elections where the BJP is trying to make inroads. There were 21,498 regular polling booths and 148 auxiliary booths, out of which, 1,233 were considered critical and [...]

Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections Exit Polls

Tamil Nadu witnessed an impressive voting across 232 constituencies . Despite heavy rains, frequent power cuts and reports of technical snags in EVMs, the people managed to cast their vote under the vigilance of more than 300 companies of paramilitary personnel. Elaborate security arrangements were made at all 66,007 booths across the state. Voting Percentage While Tamil Nadu witnessed 73.76% voter turnout at the end of the polling, Chennai recorded the lowest polling in the state. Candidates [...]

Uttarakhand Forest Fires

Uttarakhand has been burning since February. Three months have passed and large swathes of forestland are in jeopardy. The fast-engulfing forest fire has already claimed nine lives and the calamity, which is often triggered by human interventions, refuses to scale down. The magnitude of forest fire in Uttarakhand reminds us of the Australian wildfires that damages flora and puts human lives at risk. What are the possible causes of Uttarakhand Forest Fire? While allegations are [...]

Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan

Sending a strong message to its detractors, the Modi-led NDA government decided to launch the Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan to “generate efforts to increase social harmony across villages”, “promote rural development” and “foster farmers’ welfare and livelihood of the poor”. And what could have been the better launching date than 14 April 2016? For those who don’t know, 14 April marks the 125th birth anniversary of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, the social reformer [...]

Tendulkar's-Biopic

“Commit all your crimes when Sachin is batting. They will go unnoticed, for even the Lord is busy watching him”. That’s how you know that the entire cricketing world has been in awe of the maestro’s greatness. Every time he would walk in to play, every time he would raise his bat to acknowledge the support, thousands would chant his name in frenzy. The Mexican waves at every ball he would hit out of the [...]