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POSTED BY Buzz ON Apr 23, 2014 AT 23:10 IST ,  Edited At: Apr 23, 2014 23:10 IST

Javed Jaffrey, Aam Aadmi Party's candidate from Lucknow, who is facing such heavy weights as BJP President Rajnath Singh, Rita Bahuguna Joshi of the Congress and Abhishek  Mishra of the Samajwadi Party has released the following video as part of his campaign.

What remains to be seen, however, is how the Lucknow-residents respond to the video in which the Jaffrey in his Salaam Namaste avatar of an ‘Indian cowboy' takes potshots not only at scams and divisive politics, but also at the corporate class: the video ends with Jaffrey pulling the flush and making Antilla in the background transform into a slum.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Apr 23, 2014 AT 23:10 IST, Edited At: Apr 23, 2014 23:10 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Apr 10, 2014 AT 23:20 IST ,  Edited At: Apr 10, 2014 23:20 IST

Mukul Kesavan in the Telegraph: His Master's Voice

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Apr 10, 2014 AT 23:20 IST, Edited At: Apr 10, 2014 23:20 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Nov 17, 2013 AT 22:05 IST ,  Edited At: Nov 17, 2013 22:05 IST

Union minister Jairam Ramesh today says: "I didn't say Rahul Gandhi should apologise," adding that news channels "twisted my comments".

This comes after the Congress officially distanced itself from the minister's reported remarks yesterday, with the party spokesperson Meem Afzal saying that Gandhi has already clarified his statement in reply to the Election Commission (EC) and the party has also spoken about the issue:

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Nov 17, 2013 AT 22:05 IST, Edited At: Nov 17, 2013 22:05 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 13, 2013 AT 16:59 IST ,  Edited At: Sep 13, 2013 16:59 IST

Leaders cutting across political party-lines, it would seem, were involved in competitive communalism if the speeches made by them are any indication.

CNN-IBN reports:

Muslim leaders from Congress, BSP and SP shared dias on August 30 and one of them delivered a hate speech in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh. The BJP leader on the very next day (August 31) was seen addressing a mass gathering and delivered a hate speech.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 13, 2013 AT 16:59 IST, Edited At: Sep 13, 2013 16:59 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON May 22, 2013 AT 23:58 IST ,  Edited At: May 22, 2013 23:58 IST

You've heard of the police brutality against the vulnerable, the poor, the innocent. But these two constables of the Uttar Pradesh police, while on duty at a function of the state where the Chief Minister CM Akhilesh Yadav was present, were caught on camera assaulting each other in full public view in Lucknow.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON May 22, 2013 AT 23:58 IST, Edited At: May 22, 2013 23:58 IST
     
 
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