He has only himself to blame. He was blind to the fact that Kejriwal and Bedi capitalised on his success, says Neeta Kolhatkar. The cameo players during 'Anna' Hazare's 2011 campaign against corruption have now become leaders contesting elections, and the main man is nowhere in the picture. Kisan Baburao Hazare, who had India's top politicians dancing to his tune, is not to be seen or heard. Former army chief General V K Singh and former Indian Police Service officer Kiran Bedi, now a Delhi ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'Kejriwal has taken a leaf out of Modi's campaign of 2014 and improved upon it.' 'That suit will haunt Modi till he exits politics.' 'Of all the factors that favoured Kejriwal, the biggest was the arrogance and over-confidence of the Modi-Shah led BJP.' 'What the Congress could not do in the last two decades in Gujarat, Kejriwal did it in no time in Delhi.' 'The BJP has behaved exactly like the Congress in decoding Kejriwal's politics.' Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com on the historic Delhi election ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'Whatever happens in Delhi happens in India. It affects India.' 'What kind of person is Kejriwal?' Kiran Bedi, the BJP's chief ministerial candidate for Delhi, asks Rediff.com contributor Rashme Sehgal. The Bharatiya Janata Party has served a googly by projecting former police officer Kiran Bedi as its chief ministerial candidate. Bedi is no stranger to controversy and can handle difficult situations with aplomb. Her refusal to be drawn into a public debate with Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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