Apr 192008

President Pratibha Patil has been given an embarrassing reception in Brazil and Mexico. In Mexico, her appearance at the Senate was cancelled and in Brazil, she had a 15-member audience. One assumes that there were official reasons provided.

If one wonders why, it is very simple. She is an un-inspiring, old-fashioned, dull and inarticulate Congress ... read more

Apr 102008

Couple of days back, the captain of an Air India flight refused to take off with a MP (Member of Parliament) who barged into the cockpit and allegedly hurled abuses, including calling the pilot “a glorified driver”. The plane took off after the MP deplaned.

Not surprisingly, the MP and pilot have different versions of ... read more