THE HIMALAYAN TALK: INDIAN GOVERNMENT FOOD SECURITY PROGRAM RISKIER

http://youtu.be/NrcmNEjaN8c The government of India has announced food security program ahead of elections in 2014. We discussed the issue with Palash Biswas in Kolkata today. http://youtu.be/NrcmNEjaN8c Ahead of Elections, India's Cabinet Approves Food Security Program ______________________________________________________ By JIM YARDLEY http://india.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/07/04/indias-cabinet-passes-food-security-law/

THE HIMALAYAN TALK: PALASH BISWAS CRITICAL OF BAMCEF LEADERSHIP

[Palash Biswas, one of the BAMCEF leaders and editors for Indian Express spoke to us from Kolkata today and criticized BAMCEF leadership in New Delhi, which according to him, is messing up with Nepalese indigenous peoples also. He also flayed MP Jay Narayan Prasad Nishad, who recently offered a Puja in his New Delhi home for Narendra Modi's victory in 2014.]

THE HIMALAYAN DISASTER: TRANSNATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT MECHANISM A MUST

We talked with Palash Biswas, an editor for Indian Express in Kolkata today also. He urged that there must a transnational disaster management mechanism to avert such scale disaster in the Himalayas. http://youtu.be/7IzWUpRECJM

THE HIMALAYAN TALK: PALASH BISWAS LASHES OUT KATHMANDU INT'L 'MULVASI' CONFERENCE

अहिले भर्खर कोलकता भारतमा हामीले पलाश विश्वाससंग काठमाडौँमा आज भै रहेको अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय मूलवासी सम्मेलनको बारेमा कुराकानी गर्यौ । उहाले भन्नु भयो सो सम्मेलन 'नेपालको आदिवासी जनजातिहरुको आन्दोलनलाई कम्जोर बनाउने षडयन्त्र हो।' http://youtu.be/j8GXlmSBbbk

THE HIMALAYAN TALK: PALASH BISWAS LASHES OUT KATHMANDU INT'L 'MULVASI' CONFERENCE

अहिले भर्खर कोलकता भारतमा हामीले पलाश विश्वाससंग काठमाडौँमा आज भै रहेको अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय मूलवासी सम्मेलनको बारेमा कुराकानी गर्यौ । उहाले भन्नु भयो सो सम्मेलन 'नेपालको आदिवासी जनजातिहरुको आन्दोलनलाई कम्जोर बनाउने षडयन्त्र हो।' http://youtu.be/j8GXlmSBbbk

THE HIMALAYAN TALK: PALASH BISWAS BLASTS INDIANS THAT CLAIM BUDDHA WAS BORN IN INDIA

THE HIMALAYAN VOICE: PALASH BISWAS DISCUSSES RAM MANDIR

Published on 10 Apr 2013 Palash Biswas spoke to us from Kolkota and shared his views on Visho Hindu Parashid's programme from tomorrow ( April 11, 2013) to build Ram Mandir in disputed Ayodhya. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77cZuBunAGk

THE HIMALAYAN TALK: PALSH BISWAS FLAYS SOUTH ASIAN GOVERNM

Palash Biswas, lashed out those 1% people in the government in New Delhi for failure of delivery and creating hosts of problems everywhere in South Asia. http://youtu.be/lD2_V7CB2Is

Palash Biswas on BAMCEF UNIFICATION!

THE HIMALAYAN TALK: PALASH BISWAS ON NEPALI SENTIMENT, GORKHALAND, KUMAON AND GARHWAL ETC.and BAMCEF UNIFICATION! Published on Mar 19, 2013 The Himalayan Voice Cambridge, Massachusetts United States of America

BAMCEF UNIFICATION CONFERENCE 7

Published on 10 Mar 2013 ALL INDIA BAMCEF UNIFICATION CONFERENCE HELD AT Dr.B. R. AMBEDKAR BHAVAN,DADAR,MUMBAI ON 2ND AND 3RD MARCH 2013. Mr.PALASH BISWAS (JOURNALIST -KOLKATA) DELIVERING HER SPEECH. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLL-n6MrcoM http://youtu.be/oLL-n6MrcoM

Imminent Massive earthquake in the Himalayas

THE HIMALAYAN TALK: PALASH BISWAS CRITICIZES GOVT FOR WORLD`S BIGGEST BLACK OUT

THE HIMALAYAN TALK: PALASH BISWAS CRITICIZES GOVT FOR WORLD`S BIGGEST BLACK OUT

THE HIMALAYAN TALK: PALASH BISWAS TALKS AGAINST CASTEIST HEGEMONY IN SOUTH ASIA

Palash Biswas on Citizenship Amendment Act

Mr. PALASH BISWAS DELIVERING SPEECH AT BAMCEF PROGRAM AT NAGPUR ON 17 & 18 SEPTEMBER 2003 Sub:- CITIZENSHIP AMENDMENT ACT 2003 http://youtu.be/zGDfsLzxTXo

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Friday, November 4, 2011

THE SECRET DIARY OF Bobby Thusker, Aide To Mayawati No one, not even those in Mayawatiji’s inner circle, know of my existence. An ex-IITian, I was popularly known as Bob... AJITH PILLAI

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Bobby Thusker, Aide To Mayawati
No one, not even those in Mayawatiji's inner circle, know of my existence. An ex-IITian, I was popularly known as Bob...

No one, not even those in Mayawatiji's inner circle, know of my existence. An ex-IITian, I was popularly known as Bob (I won't tell you whether I graduated from Kharagpur or Kanpur since that'd be giving the game away). Anyway, suffice it to say I'm committed to Behenji and the BSP. Which is why I hang around in various disguises at Mayawati's official residence, 4A Kalidas Marg, Lucknow. I usually pass myself off as one of the malis. Which, incidentally, had a few of my close friends in splits. "Imagine," one of them said last year when we had our annual chai at a Hazratganj cafe, "Bob tending the garden! Isn't it a major slide from all that hi-tech?" Everyone burst out laughing and someone instantly christened me Bob Mali (though I hate reggae, having a soft corner for Himesh Reshammiya's nasal cadences, even preferring his songs to convince those errant rosebuds to embrace Ambdekar's philosophy).

But that's beside the point. What I wish to share with you are my suggestions to Behenji in the context of the F1 tamasha that soon kicks off at the Budh International Circuit outside Delhi. Well, I must admit that much of what I communicated to her was inspired by the famous English motorsport commentator, Murray Walker, who noted that "F1 is (almost) IF written backwards." So here I go exploring how Mayawatiji and her government could exploit F1—that's IF they think laterally:

The Speed is 'Fine' Scheme: Pumping the accelerator is the name of the game. One round of the F1 circuit is 5.14 km. Each race is approximately 60 laps which translates into a little over 300 km (or 3 lakh metres). Now since the average speed is 235 kmph, each driver can be given a ticket for overspeeding at every metre mark. Let's say the fine is Rs 300. That's over Rs 18 crore per driver per race. And with 24 drivers and 19 races, the penalties (Rs 7,808 crore) could fund hundreds of statues. Also, as an incentive, the traffic cops should be allowed to collect Rs 200 under the table (for the police welfare fund). And should they get caught, they can return the money, which is the fashionable way of proving one's innocence and nobleness these days.

F1 Kya? Jumbo F1 Ho Jaye: Ahead of the UP elections, Mayawatiji can organise an elephant race on the track. Draped in blue, the pachyderms can attempt the 60 laps at 35-40 kph. The winner will get a copy of the Collected Speeches of Mayawati with an audio version of the same in pachy-speak. The lucky beast will also be the one who can blow its own trumpet at BSP rallies.

F1 and Raaaa.1 (the sequel): Shahrukh's next film where he races against 300 kmph machines at the F1 track and wins. The film's climax: he's booked for overspeeding by a villainous UP cop (this one played by Salman). Finally, before I sign off, I must put on record that Mayawatiji was thrilled by my ideas. "Here, Thusker," she said with pride in her eyes, "have a laddoo. And happy Diwali." Boy! Was I pleased....


(As imagined by Ajith Pillai)

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