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In Dadasaheb Phalke award for Rajinikanth, BJP awarding itself some Tamil Nadu

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Rajinikanth isn’t just another actor. He doesn’t get awards. Awards get Rajini. So, has Delhi BJP tried to award itself some Tamil Nadu by announcing a Dadasaheb Phalke in election season? Will be a miracle to reaffirm Rajini’s legend. For now, nothing can stop Phalke from getting Rajini come May.

An idle PSU vaccine plant in Tamil Nadu is an obscenity and must top govt’s privatisation list

ThePrint investigation showing a Rs 904-crore PSU vaccine plant in Tamil Nadu lying idle and making sanitisers reflects how the public sector can ruin even a ‘project of national importance’. This obscenity should top Modi government’s privatisation list. ‘Pharmacy of the world’ needs every plant contributing to fight the pandemic.

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  1. Sell all PSUs / PSBs yesterday morning. But till that happens, why not run this plant for three shifts, producing vaccines the world needs so badly.

  2. It was a telephone call from Rahul Gandhi in Bombay to Dr Singh that got Sachin Tendulkar the Bharat Ratna. Didn’t help UPA II electorally. Nor can this gesture win Tamil Nadu. Rajini Sir knows his lines, as Sourav Ganguly knows his boundaries.

      • To be perfectly honest, felt a twinge of sadness when I read about Ms Nidhi Razdan taking up a teaching assignment at Harvard. Inevitably, that would have led to her settling down in the US. When even a small pebble rolls off the cliffs above Calais, falls into the ocean, Europe is diminished.

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