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The FDI Extravaganza.

English: Walmart Home Office, the headquarters...

English: Walmart Home Office, the headquarters of Wal-Mart – Bentonville, Arkansas Español: Walmart Home Office, la sede de Wal-Mart – Bentonville, Arkansas (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Prelude:

Politician 1: We have already stolen everything from the country, what do we do now?

Politician 2:  We can still sell the parts of the country to these firangs. This way we will soon be earning in dollars!

Politician 1: Lets do it fast before we are thrown from here.

Politician 2: Hold on, I am already tweeting Barack ji.

The Blog:

I haven’t written much since the past 2 months mainly due to exams but now things look good and I am looking forward to write in a much more orderly and a regular fashion. So this is where I’ll end defending myself and actually start writing about what has been a hot topic in India during the past few months. I have been wanting to write on this topic since a long time especially because I recently wrote this article about how to sell a country in 5 easy steps and the government seems to have taken it seriously. Continue reading

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How to sell a country in 5 easy steps.

Sell a country in 5 easy steps!

Country Sold Out. Check Again Later.

So you want to know how to sell your country? But first I would like to clarify that this blog is banned for terrorists and foreign speculators. If you are one, please leave the page immediately and check out some other blog. If you aren’t, continue reading. Selling a country isn’t really that difficult. There are thousands in India who are already doing it and nothing seems to stop them. By nothing I take into account the CBI, the CAG and the Supreme Court. Also, the method I am going to describe below has only been tested in India but you are free to try it out in your own countries as well, although I shall not be responsible if you get into any shit because of it. Continue reading

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Happy ‘65th’ Birthday Independent India!

Indian Flag

Indian Flag (Photo credit: Mediocre2010)

It’s one of those days of the year when you always end up finding a reason to be proud of this country. Everything that you have been cribbing about looks so small in front of the diversity, the kind of people, the culture, the heritage, the art and I could just keep going on. I fondly remember the time when I first heard the conversation between Indira Gandhi and Rakesh Sharma. Continue reading

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The below poverty line people are going to be above poverty line for a day. Thanks to our government.

Agricultural labourer in South India. A face t...

Agricultural labourer in South India. A face that speaks volumes. (Photo credit: jankie)

The government is planning to give mobile phones to people who earn less than poverty line benchmark (Rs. 23/day) set by the planning commission. This has called for a lot of disappointment amongst the people who believe that giving mobiles is like adding insult to injury. I am going to add my bit of disappointment in the matter too. Personally I feel it is a really stupid decision on the part of the government. If they really wanted to get some votes they could have probably given them some food to eat. Besides that I can’t digest the fact that they are planning to spend Rs. 7000 cr on this. They really need to learn how budgeting works. Continue reading

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