30 October, 2020

Delhi Diary

In no time, Kejriwal has shown that his party is cut from the same cloth of vengeance, doublespeak and skulduggery as the others.

Delhi Diary

The raised finger

Regardless of how benignly Arvind Kejriwal is viewed by those who voted for him with their wallets, there can be little doubt that the Delhi chief minister has been a very poor advertisement for yoga, vipassana and nature cure in the first 100 days of his second stint. Putting the mind and body at ease, bringing calmness and serenity, banishing negative thoughts and deeds, and purging the poisons and toxins eating into your vitals—these are the purported benefits of those therapies. But looking at the man minus his muffler, would anybody think they have worked on Kejri?

The venomous extermination of sane voices in his party was bad enough, but his execrable call for public trials of the media and his government’s circular for criminalisation of defamation show how poorly Kejriwal is being advised. With the Congress and Left in retreat, and with a...



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