Monday, June 6, 2011

London calling

Guys... This is a test run. I am keying this in from London. The weather is wretched.and I am hungry.but in no mood to go in search of food.last night we had an extraorinary dinner at a place called DInner. It was out of this world. I am just about getting the hang of the iPad. So, do forgive me for all the errors. Do let me know in detail vahan kya ho raha hai. And frankly, I am sick of the baba Ramdev tamasha.

43 comments:

Sadiya Merchant said...

hehe dinner at dinner!
in indiaaaa, ramdev IS the only thing happenin :(
evrythin els has been shut out of media spectacles. even total recall on times nw cancelled :((((
4 guys wid 15 kg of gold worn on deir feet arrested! woww!
moral of d story- ladies log ko saath le jana mangta hai to avoid dis kind of pangaa :o

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Oh! What a sumptuous dinner to have at dinner :)

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Prashant Pacific said...

Its started with Democracy Vs Mob-ocracy (Loktantra Vs Bhidtantra) followed by Demo-crisis Vs Mob-crisis...
Every Indian seemed to be wanting DRAMA including MEDIA, OPPOSITION, TV VIEWERS... And they got a good one...
Though pet nahi bhara - They want more and they are getting more of it...
Pros and Cons - Progress and Congress all are down - The only thing one talks of is BABA...
Honestly me too fed up of the TAMASHA...
Hope we see some ASHA...

goodluck said...

baba black sheep

Who wrote that nursery rhyme?

You will be slammed and called names now. Baba is a hero for the trp hungry tv media. Baba is hero for all anti congress people. Baba is a hero for all the fanatics of India.

So why do you want to become politically incorrect?

By the way baba is fond of salwar kameezes whenever there is a need to disappear.

Humayun Jamil said...

Monsoon is already here in Mumbai...when r u arriving?

buttercup said...

Yes we have been having quite ghastly weather here in London this year. I honestly cannot believe it is summer...it is all rainy and wet. The sunshine was on a rather short trip this year I guess. Ideal weather for snuggling up over a cup of tea and a book though :)

Anil Kumar said...

So you are fed up with Ramdev baba's tamasha !!

I am sorry for my language but That's a CHUTTAD statement Ms De !!

There is one lady who is paralysed and scores of people faced brutallity and some are in ICU.

Your Sonia madam has kept complete SILENCE on the issue along with your dimple darling RAHUL BABA. BJP as usual has shown crocodile tears.

I wonder if a bamboo is placed inside the buttocks of such insensitive people who live in Leuten's Delhi and let Ajantha Mendis with his carrom fingers twist the bamboo 90 degrees every 3 minutes and then collect the venom of these poisnous snakes and pour it inside the eyes of that bastard Digvijay Singh who calls Osama bin Laden as Osamajee. That will be real TAMASHA...right ??

Get a life because it seems you are losing your sensitivity to issues as you are AGING.


DONT BE SELECTIVE and dont act like Barkha Dutt who along with Digvijay Singh are agents of MUSLIMS !!

V said...

TAMASHA? Public cry is tamasha? Once i used 2 b a congress supporter Bt nomore as m nt blind one like u!! I dnt advertise any yuvraj without any "kaam kaj"!!

Banana Republic or British Ruled State.. Which hell v r livin?? I m nt a fan or strong supporter of baba ramdev bt wondr d way a peaceful protest was dismantld!! 1st d whole gov. touched his feet, treated like state guest at airport tn engaged in talk n tn actd like scared goons n attackd at midnight!!!

Satrupa said...

I am not a supporter of Sonia Gandhi/Congress or Ramdev. But I am concerned about my fundamental rights and democracy as a citizen of the country ...... and if I need to do 'Tamasha' to protect it I will.

If Rahul Gandhi is sent away from UP by the Mayawati govt, Mommy Gandhi and and Congress call it undemocratic. So why double standards ?? When thousands of peaceful protesters were brutally attacked by Police.
You were talking about clean rest rooms for women in India .... here we(men and women) don't even have freedom to speech. And revolting against a corrupt govt is tagged as Tamasha !!!

Tsomo85 said...

Yeah it's sad to see all these tamasha but I think its was governments fault for making peaceful protest into tamasha. Why break the violent at first place? May to make baba R look funny and to bring him down so that people can throw joke at the drama that they planned to air. Goby sure knows how to play political game. Baba became joker for no reason. They must be enjoying all these people getting hurt and baba ji being stamped as idiot funny old saint.

ROHAN kARKHANIS said...

hello Mrs de<
"Dinner" is the latest restaurant by heston blumenthal right?? Heston is like a demi god for millions of chefs and cooks( including myself) around the world!!!!!!!!!!!! Never mind the baab ramdev topic.... the congress has shown its incompetency as usual in mishandling the whole thing at the cost of putting lives of women and children at peril( what if there had been a stampede !!!) BUT I AM REALLY LOOKING FORWARD FOR A POST EXCLUSIVEY on your dining experience at the "Dinner"!!!!
BOLO BABA HESTON BLUMENTHAL KI JAIIIIIII

AaaDee said...

n I am waiting for your complete post on baba ramdev's issue..!!

Appu said...

Cause is important not an individual you know that. And if you are sick the question is why are you sick?

Sunil said...
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Priyanka said...

mam....
am not a supporter of congress/BJP/Baba....
calling a protest in which many are injured in a democratic country like ours..... a TAMASHA...
seems to be so rude...
u being in london and enjoying the things their how could u understand how corrupted india is ...
why there is a high differentiation in the society....
why rich people are becoming more rich and poor people are still poorer...
time to think...

goodluck said...

Now Anna is starting his drama at Jantar Mantar. Monkey business followed by opportunists who themselves are into corrupt practices. Eating meat and preaching vegetarianism. They can have some circus with real jokers. Seems Advani wont sleep until he ousts MMS.

Arjun said...

Get a life guys...Look,, the fact that you are feel bombarded with scams, and deluge of anti-corruption crusades on the telly is only an indicator that the media has become oh so powerful in its reach, impact and effectiveness that they will seize every opportunity to make the most of every positive or negative byte it has on offer.
While free press/media has its advantages for any country, it has its disadvantages too. Uncontrolled media blitzkrieg has to be brought under the fold of a regulator, that knows how to respect the freedom of press, creativity, and at the same time evaluates the deleterious impact of its extremities on the overall health of the nation, being subjected to free programming of the ugly kind. Its time for a re-look of media regulation and broadcast policy.
The Anna episode and Baba episode is an only an indicator that as India prospers, there will be members emerging from the society wanting to bring about positive change, using raw aggression or clumsy non-aggressive strategies, their motive genuine or otherwise. While thats healthy even in a half baked democracy like ours, it will also lead to rogues trying to make their way into this. Many will fall by the wayside, as not every one can rule, and that the numbers that can be accommodated at the top is limited. Baba did his fast, Anna did his, and that democracy allows them; the govt ejected out Baba's non-violent mass gathering in the name of maintaining order and decorum in the capital city, which again, democracy allows.

Pooja Rathore said...

Whats happening?
Anna Hazare backward Baba ramdev forward , Mr ramadev by his tamasha is in the front page of every news paper for his fast and other antics(like wearing salwar kameez trying to flee from delhis ramlila maidan following the police crackdown,Supreme Court gives notice to govt cops on eviction,man mohan singh saying no other choice says unfortunate but unavoidable, Bjp shouts unfair and take full advantage of the tamasha to the extent sushma swaraj dancing at opposition satyagraha(opposing police action in ramlila grounds) near rajghat, people shout that sudden crackdown on baba campaign a giant govt misstep, supporters of ramdev against corruption and black money are contained using riot like measures - lathicharge and teargas shells.
My personal view - iam not with Ramadev( my heart is not with him) Anna Hazare started the campaign against corruption but since this baba has joined dont know whats happening as i wrote in the beginning Anna backward ramadev forward which is not good news!

Divya Virmani said...

I fail to understand why is it so hard for a common man to live a simple life in India... These tamasha's are done just for freedom. These impotent politicians have been eating up the nation for past 6 decades and I really feel sorry for the mango people out there...
However, it seems like Ms. De is minutely affected from such act since she doesn't have to deal with the problems a common man faces in their daily lives! She already is living her life king size! Seriously, Ms. De, have a heart for people like us!

avidblogger said...

And what's your verdict on Ready?

Latha said...

Yahan kya ho raha hai ?
Yahan bahut kuch ho raha hai. Breaking news every minute. Nobody shuts down the TV.
Till now the congress was looting us left, right & centre & stashing the money in Swiss & German banks. Now that they are exposed in 2G, CWG, Adarsh.....& are caught pants down, they've resorted to gundagardi. 5000 police including RAF is reported to have swooped down in Ramlila grounds Saturday midnight using lathis & teargas on men, women & children. 23 were hospitalised. A 51 yr old woman Rajbala Malik is critically injured & may be paralysed for life. This was done to people who were sleeping after 1 AM. All the friends & allies of congress, every channel, everybody who is somebody have heavily critised the govt for its high handedness. Supreme court has asked for an explanation. But not even a "sorry" has come from them. Kapil Sibal said 'this will be a lesson to others' !
This party often boasts that they have won the independance as if these people went to the warfield, fought with the British & won the freedom. Bhagat singh, Sardar Vallabhai Patel, Gandhiji won the freedom for us, not for these bunch of jokers alone.
Now we don't have the independance to sleep in Ramlila grounds, sit in Jantar Mantar, go to UP or Delhi or anywhere without their "permission".
Now that they are cornered, completely isolated, desperate & frustrated, they have resorted to calling names. Ramdev is called a "thug", Anna Hazaare is called a mukhota of RSS. Manish Tiwari had the audacity to call him a fascist !!! A fascist calling the father of the nation a fascist ?
Since Sushma Swaraj danced for "Ye desh hai veer jawanon ka", they call the BJP "nachaniya party." Manish Tiwari says you can assess the "charitr" of these people by this dance. Those who dance for patriotic songs are chartraheen !
Now we don't have the freedom to dance without being called "charitraheen".
Now I have a good mind to call them names after mustering some courage like Kareena Kapoor in 'Jab we met'.
hmmm. "fascist. Dictators. thugs. arrogant people. What do you think ? Just because we voted for you, the nation has become your 'baap ka jayadaat' ? We cannot go anywhere without your 'permission' ? We should not dance ?" Chalo chodo. I'm not as good as they are.
I wish the people taught them a good lesson to humble their arrogance.

goodluck said...

Only one old lady critically injured. She is 51 not 91. She might have been injured by her own group just for media attention. Who knows? LIke Godhra train incident. And then the riots happened. Something on these lines might have been planned.
The same BJP which is crying now just brushed aside the killing of thousands of muslims and still now Modi is sitting pretty with BJP's blessings. Double standards? Or muslim lives and sikh lives are not important in our country? Staines young kids were burnt. Its ok because they belong to christians. Again double standards.

Arjun said...

If only everyone also followed statistics about the number of people that die of starvation, incapacitated because of malnutrition, would you see the larger picture and not sound like proxy journalists of news thats already been zoomed, magnified, and in your face.
High time Ms De treats all bloggers on her post to a lunch at Dinner :))

ashwini said...

M'am,
Why dont you try the fish and chips which you get there for a pound or so?
Well I wish someone would fast to save the environment for a change, than black money, coz once nature dies there is no use of any black/white money! Like they say money doesnt grow on TREES!

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*Aham* said...

the only thing that happens fast in in this nation is FASTING..

i loved the sexy baba's lovely comments and hilarious attacks... but now, it is an overkill...

babaji needs a brand manager... and an assistant... all his USPs are grossly mismanaged.

and anyways.. one song that we sang during the gay pride....

"baba court jaayega toh yoga kaun karegaa... "

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pari said...

So you are fed up of the Baba Ramdev tamasha? Why is that so may one ask? Are you in any way scared of his anti-corruption campaign? Hundreds of mostly poor un-armed innocent women, children and men have been brutally beaten up by a thuggish police force sent in to create mayhem, by an equally thuggish Congress party and all you can come up with is that you are fed up. It is preciesly this contempt that India's conceited and arrogant elite trash has for the people of Bharat that so infuriates these people into supporting Baba Ramdev. Despised abroad by their white masters for their conceit and uncaring attitude towards Barat's multitudes of poor and increasingly hated at home for their brazen thivery, India's elite should consider themselves lucky that they live amongst the world's most tolerant and forgiving people, that is the people of Bharat.

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