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Deep Throat
Illustration by R. Prasad
Deep Throat
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2017-06-24T11:03:23+05:30

The Fast And The Furious

A year ahead of assembly polls, Mad­hya Pradesh politics has attained near-farcical proportions. Soon after CM Shivraj Chouhan ended his “indefinite fast” in 24 hours, the Congress claimed he had pulled a fast one and done nothing for the farmers. Jyotiraditya Scindia took it up a notch with a 72-­­hour satyagraha after he was stopped from visiting Mandsaur, where agitators had been shot dead. Party colleague Kamal Nath, at logg­erheads with him, had made it to Mandsaur with Rahul Gandhi when Scindia was vacationing, forcing him to return in haste for making his presence felt at ground zero.


The Chosen One

Tamil Nadu CM E.K. Palaniswami has emerged as Delhi’s man of the moment. PM Modi called him to seek support for presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind and Venkaiah Naidu asked him to be in Delhi when the nomination papers were filed. Delhi’s backing also emboldened EPS to brush aside the pinpricks of T.T.V. Dinakaran and his lackeys. The AIADMK (Amma),...

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