Corruption in India: The Ugly Truth about Indians

Can I ask you an uncomfortable question?

Are you corrupt?

Yes, I am talking to you – the person reading these lines.

“Me? What? No, I am not corrupt.”

Cool. Maybe your father is, or your mother, perhaps.

“Are you out of your goddamn mind? Nobody in my family is corrupt.”

Okay, don’t get angry.

I was just curious.

You see, India is one of the most corrupt countries in the world.

And that’s interesting since nobody even acknowledges that he or she has anything to do with corruption.

“Oh, yes – politicians are corrupt, and so are the clerks in government offices. And how can you forget the police, those folks are corrupt like anything.”

Really? Eh..now we’re talking.

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Pollution is Not the Real Problem

Politicians are liars.

They can make you believe anything they want. Heck, they can even turn lies into truths.

How?

By repeating them over and over again.

A lie they have been propagating since eternity is that the gravest danger India face is pollution.

But the reality is quite different: pollution is not the issue, not the real one.

Then what is?

Well, think about this:

How many times have you seen politicians talk about the consequences of overpopulation; that India is one of the most populous countries in the world?

You can’t even recall, right?

They have been drilling in your head that the problem is pollution. They warn you of plastic waste, consequences of driving a vehicle, dry leaves, climate change and all that bullshit.

Every year around Diwali, the NGOs, the ‘eminent personalities’ (the gang who advocated a pardon for a terrorist) – all of them shout on top of their voices, “Don’t burn firecrackers, they pollute the air.”

But firecrackers are not the only thing polluting the air. There’s traffic as well. And the traffic situation is so goddam pathetic that you feel like drowning in a sea of vehicles.

And what does the government do?

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I Rarely Host Radio Shows on FM Gold. Here’s Why

Art is Not for Conforming. Art is for Creating.” – from the movie ‘ Every Secret Thing(2014)

As a radio jockey, I have presented many live radio shows on the FM Gold channel until 2014. (It used to broadcast on 106.4 MHz back then).

My listeners are upset with me because now I rarely host radio shows. And I feel I owe them an explanation since they are the sole reason for me being a radio jockey.

So here it is:

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Here’s Why I Will Not VOTE for MODI in 2024 (मैं इसलिए २०२४ में मोदी को वोट नहीं दूँगा)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

आप को बचपन से सिखाया गया…

“बेटा, कमा कर खाओ, पुरुषार्थी बनो, दूसरों का मुंह मत ताको।”

और वही आप करते भी हैं: अपना काम मेहनत से करते हैं, समय पर टैक्स भरते हैं, बिजली चोरी नहीं करते, रेडलाइट जम्प नहीं करते…दूसरे शब्दों में आप एक ‘उत्तरदायी नागरिक’ हैं, पर आपको आज तक मिला क्या, बताइए ज़रा?

कुछ भी नहीं!

अब ज़रा मुझे देखिए:

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