Monthly Archives: January 2016

Boast of Bloated Electoral Rolls

A news report states, “India now has a total of 850 million voters, chief election commissioner Nasim Zaidi said at a function to mark National Voters’ Day” Statistics from census report 2011: Total population: 1,21,05,69,573 and people above 18 years of … Continue reading

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Caring Message From Thyrocare

Thyrocare has an offer on Republic Day. They state that the offer is ideal for those who eat junk food, are obese, diabetic,  lead sedentary life and are under stress. Terms of offer requires minimum two members of the family … Continue reading

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National Voters Day, Again

January 25th is observed as National Voters Day by the Election Commission of India (ECI). Does it include real voters? I doubt. As mentioned in my last post, sloganeering and “celebrations” have started on 14 January. Some reality checks on … Continue reading

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ERO(gue)s of BBMP

It ironic that when the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) inaugurates Matadaata Mahotsav in Delhi on 14 Jan, Electoral Registration Officers (EROs) in Bangalore continue to run rogue, harassing and frustrating citizens trying to register as voters. As yet another joke, … Continue reading

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