THE CYNIC

OPEN TO OPINION

The Cynic

The middle aged Cynic observes life through a sceptic’s prism. Be warned that the Cynic is a tattling voyeur with a caustic agenda.

VARIETY

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When Prime Minister Narendra Modi showed the finger

Democracy is safe in Gujarat and by extension in India.

VOICES

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Don't let Modi's 56-inch chest shrink in Gujarat

If he is moved out, who would continue with the Gujarat model of information dissemination?

VARIETY

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How Gandhi’s Clean India mission was hijacked by photo-op enthusiasts

Those who espouse the cause of cleanliness ensure that their faces are plastered across every available inch of space.

VOICES

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Narendra Modi is India's greatest living star performer

The identity of India has become the identity of this one man.

POLITICS

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How men like Ram Rahim — guilty of rape — put India's future in the hands of mobs

They are killing the India that came into being in 1947. The only India that really matters.

POLITICS

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Yatri bus killings not a terror attack

The fact that the ill-fated bus was caught in a crossfire between militants and police has been confirmed by J&K police to local reporters.

HUMOUR

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Leaked memo: Army upset Paresh Rawal mistook Arundhati Roy for human shield

Whose alleged idea was it to get the celebrated author in the limelight?

POLITICS

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When Indian media blamed the Portuguese for a bridge collapse in Goa

Like any good data entry operator, the scribe is typing out whatever is being fed by the administration.

POLITICS

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Nirbhaya rapists to hang: What's there to celebrate?

Hanging these four remorseless dregs of society will serve no purpose.

VOICES

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Dear PM Modi, did you cross Lutyens' Delhi without a red beacon?

Thank you for having taught the country the measure of importance, you are truly the first among unequals.