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Humor: Politics Of The K Kind!

“Ki…ki…ki…ki…ki…!” “Don’t try that on me, ok? I’m not at all afraid of you!” “Ki…ki…ki…ki…ki…Kiran!” “How you convinced the Congress to support its bitter foes ever I don’t know. But never try such tricks on us now. No way! You’ve seen it from the very beginning.” “How could you do this to me?” “It is the result of what you have been doing all the time.” “We had the same mentor, same ideals and fought for the same noble cause.” “And you left the same mentor high and dry, used him for your relentless ambitions at all possible levels—local, regional, national and international.” “You cannot deny my basic objective—cleaning the system from within. I was so committed and tried my best.” “And so you ran away from running the government. Being the ruling leader you still sat and slept on the streets to carry on what goddamn objectives I could hardly understand.” “You must understand why. ‘Central’ circumstances forced me to do so.   I had no options. I had to mak

Cheating For A Good Cause?

Article first published as Cheating For A Good Cause? on Technorati. Traveling by air in economy class and claiming reimbursement for business class can be termed as a confirmed case of cheating if not a corrupt practice.  If you are entitled to travel by a certain class you must produce the invoice plus boarding pass for reimbursement in any kind of institutions—let it be government or private. A national newspaper of India broke the news first thing in the morning of October 20, 2011. And, as is the current pattern of affairs it had to relate to a member of Anna Hazare’s anti-corruption civil society. Kiran Bedi, the third prominent member of the civil society to come in dispute, is entitled to a seventy five discount on air tickets thanks to her winning a gallantry award earlier. But on being invited for a program by NGOs or institutions who always pay for travel Kiran Bedi charges them full air ticket money. Not only that, she charges for business class tickets even