In an interview, Sheila Dikshit,the CM of Delhi said she hopes to win it for the 4th time for her party,Congress, and also admitted that although activist turned politician , Arvind Kejriwal, has managed to catch people’s imagination but she has sincere doubts on the conversion of the same into votes. After all, Kejriwal and his party,AAP , is undoubtedly too new to fight the big guns of the politics keep aside winning.
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Ram Jethmalani, the popular criminal lawyer and politician who got expelled as the Rajya Sabha member of the BJP, has filed a defamation case against the Parliamentary Board of the party for sacking him seeking compensation of Rs 50 Lakhs each from the members excluding former BJP PM , Vajpayee and present BJP prime ministerial candidate,Narendra Modi.
Australian former cricketer and captain,Ricky Ponting, has dug out the unforgettable ‘monkeygate scandal’ In his memoirs — titled ‘The Close of Play’ –where he said he didn’t understand why Sachin Tendulkar vouched for Harbhajan Singh during the appeal hearing but did not say anything when match referee Mike Procter initially suspended the spinner for passing allegedly racial comments at the Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds.Harbhajan was accused of calling Symonds a monkey during the 2008 Sydney Test and was suspended for three Tests.Interestingly,Bhajji aka Harbhajan was cleared in an appeal hearing, conducted by Justice John Hansen from New Zealand, in which Tendulkar appeared as a witness and gave a statement in favour of Harbhajan.
Just a thought- Is it a norm that after finishing cricketing career, a cricketer has to write about his experiences? And to add on,he has to talk specifically about some controversial on-field incidents of the past?
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) started the excavation work at the Unnao fort after a hindu saint,Sadhu Shobhan Sarkar,claimed that there were thousand of tonnes of gold buried under the ruins of Unnao fort after he dreamt of the same. His dream spread like wildfire and forced the ASI to start the treasure hunt.
If we think a little, its just the ruling party leaders who may get the real benefit if such treasure is dug out. 😉