The much anticipated Anna Hazare-Rahul Gandhi bonhomie has turned sour with the Congress General Secretary refusing to meet Anna's aides when they visited him on Tuesday in the national capital. This is another PR fiasco to hit the Congress soon after their candidate lost his deposit in the Hisar Lok Sabha bypolls.Meanwhile, cracks have already disappeared in Anna's India Against Corruption camp with two prominent activists P V Rajagopal and 'Waterman' Rajinder Singh on Tuesday quitting its Core Committee. The members said they do not endorse Anna's 'political' move of opposing the Congress in the coming elections.It will be interesting to see how things unfold in the Anna camp in the coming days. What do you think?
06:56 PM, Oct 19, 2011
Dynasty has a certain ring in the sub-continent, but holds no such charm for Pakistani writer Fatima Bhutto, who speaks quite frequently on the damage 30 years of dynastic rule has wreaked on her country.Saying of course, that it's not just endemic to Pakistan - citing the Clintons and Sarkozys as well!I've just met Fatima for the second time - and am struck by her poise - it can't have...
06:50 PM, Oct 19, 2011