Mushy’s Emergency

A cartoon in today’s Deccan Chronicle, that perfectly sums up Musharraf’s reason for imposition of Emergency / Martial Law in Pakistan. +++

The Pakistan Political Cirucs continues…

Faced with certain censure and with the prospect of the Supreme Court of Pakistan asking him to step down, Pervez Musharraf behaved just like any other true blue dictator would. Impose emergency on the country. I have always believed that there is no scope for democracy in Pakistan. No matter Nawaz Sharif or Benazir Bhutto…

Western World’s Globalisation double standards

Shashi Tharoor @ Fortune Global Forum Am unable to embed the video here. Click on the above link (opens in another window) to see Shashi Tharoor go hammer and tongs at West’s selective amnesia when it comes to Globalisation and developing countries at the Fortune Global Forum held at New Delhi. Superb. He would have…

WTF of the day – BJP wants probe on Sensex crash

Holding the UPA government responsible for the sensex crash on Wednesday, BJP demanded a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) to probe the beneficiaries of the crash triggered by Sebi’s “untimely” proposal to regulate participatory notes. The party pointed fingers at FM P Chidambaram and asked him to explain why he waited for the market to fall…

How the mighty have fallen

Now, Henry Kissinger doesn’t mind licking India’s boot. Ironically, Henry Kissinger had once said “The Indians are bastards.” That was shortly before India went to war with Pakistan in 1971. “So if you ask me what about the things I said in 1971,” Kissinger said at the dinner, “I now say, I am a convert,”…