Most Loathsome People of India: 2012


And so it’s time to publish this blog’s only recurring feature. 

The list of the Most Loathsome Indians of 2012 is short this time simply because loathsomeness has become a way of life. Some usual names that figure pretty much every year have been omitted. If this surprises you, don’t be. Instead, think. Deeply. But before that, here’s the list.

9. Girish Karnad
Charges: This Page 3-lusting, cocktail-party-regular, out-of-work, unwanted, and alleged playwright-turned-politician-turned-political playwright should’ve known that it’d have been better for him to remain silent and let others think he’s an imbecile than opening his toxic mouth and proving that he’s indeed a garden-variety imbecile.  Not once. But thrice. I really wish I could be kinder to him given his advanced age but I can’t attribute to senility what I can logically attribute to his insatiable lust for a particular shade of green.
Exhibit : All his plays.
Sentence: Dispatched via time travel back to Muhammad Bin Tughlaq’s era and made to undergo a sample of Tughlaq’s genius for devising innovative, barbaric tortures.

8. Ramachandra Guha
Charges: What’s up with Guha? He seems to have made it his mission to make it to this list at any cost year after year. Especially this year. He’s written quite prolifically in 2012. Now don’t ask me what he writes because the code to decipher what he writes is yet to be found. However, a happy tiding: his lapsed-Marxist sensitivities were so severely injured by a few lines I wrote in a piece that mentions him in passing that he responded with a 2000-word piece dedicated to bashing that singular line. But that doesn’t make him any less vacuous lest you get any wrong ideas. But I still wonder by what yardstick he can be called a historian.
Exhibit: His multi-volumed lust for Nehru and Gandhi.
Punishment: Made to read my piece. Again and again and again and again.

7. The Politically Correct Sissies

Charges: Well, where do I begin? In Ayn Rand’s memorable term, the entire galaxy of poseurs who go by the name of poets and litterateurs are just moochers. Lacking in any kind of originality, critical thinking or even plain commonsense, these parasites peddle the crassest form of sociology, anthropology, and victimhood narratives sexed up as literature. What are the odds that these junket-seeking buffoons can solve even a basic simultaneous equation? It was once said that those who aren’t fit for any other profession came to journalism. Replace journalism with literature today.
Exhibit: My twopart post on these parasitic pretenders.
Sentence: Made to recite the 19 table. Flog them 10 times every time they make a mistake.

6. The Indian National Interest
Charges: What once used to be the education of an opinionated mind transformed into Pragati and then into the Indian National Interest (INI) and finally into the Takshashila Institution. Those who’ve been around since the early days of blogging will testify to the fact that this has been a classic case of crass, regressive evolution to the point that there’s nothing Indian or National or Interesting about the INI club of mutual back-scratching blogs. If getting into the cushy Hyderabad-Nawabi bed with the violence-mongering Islamic bigot Asaduddin Owaisi represented the depths they could plumb, making a case for an “Indian version” of a genocidal desert death cult was the nadir. But you never know to what new low they’ll descend to tomorrow.
Exhibit: Cozying up to sweat-equity Shashi Pushkar Tharoor way before cuddling with Owaisi.
Punishment: Mirror shown to the founder-in-chief of this “institution” opportunistically named after an ancient, hoary seat of learning which opposed the exact kind of political expediency that these worthies continue to display.

5. Asaduddin Owaisi
Charges: This foul-mouthed, violence-instigating, treasonous Muslim fundamentalist can’t be too far away given who figures in the previous spot in this list. The chronicle of Owaisi’s sins is way too voluminous to list here. Short of demanding that Hyderabad secede from India (remember?), this thug has pretty much done it all including chasing and beating up voters at election time. Back then, we had a Sardar Patel. Today we have the Congress party and the Takshashila Institution.
Exhibit: Threatening on the floor of Parliament, to unleash Muslim terrorism in India if we acted against Muslim immigrants from Bangladesh into Assam.
Punishment: Made to chant the Bhagavad Gita for the rest of his life.

4. Arvind Kejriwal
Charges: No one knows what this freak is really up to. Claims to have the Magic Key to eliminate corruption in India. Wants Absolute Power to punish the Corrupt. Thinks said Absolute Power is his birthright. Thinks he’s bigger than the Indian Constitution. Abandoned his “fight” for the rights of some slum-sort of locality as soon as media light shone on him. Recently formed a Mango Man Party. Hasn’t had a single record of public service to his credit. Got thrown out by his erstwhile mentor Anna Hazare who’s now in the lurch. Highly dangerous because he’s highly self-righteous.
Exhibit: Used and discarded the RSS and Baba Ramdev.
Punishment: Bound, gagged, and transported, standing in a crowded and stinking bus to Ralegan Siddhi and then tied to a tree and flogged as per the orders of Anna Hazare.

3. Sonia’s Unholy Cabinet
Charges: Most members of this Evil Clique got really busy this year. Digvijay Singh, Kapil Sibal, Salman Khurshid and the ever-smiling evil White Dhoti figure prominently in this list. Most if not all of these scum have threatened to and have actually stifled free expression taking turns and special delight in doing so when they were not otherwise busy screwing the country in other ways. They’ve managed to convert India into a quasi-fascist state with helpful guidance and directions from the Queen. Indeed, White Dhoti is the evilest of them all. Remember how his son got a hapless guy in Tamil Nadu have a taste of police hospitality? And notice how scared I am to even take his name?
Exhibit: Where does one begin?
Punishment: Yet to be devised.

2. The Indian English Media
Charges: Sigh. Let’s begin with January 2012. The entire crew of the Indian English language media led in the front by NDTV did a really horrid job of campaigning for the Congress party in the Uttar Pradesh elections. There was no dirty trick they didn’t employ. And every single dirty trick boomeranged. The Congress party lost both Amethi and Rae Bareily. This is not to mention their old games of insinuation, obfuscation, news-choking, and inviting all sorts of shady characters to their studios. Fake the Nations, The Barkha Stops Here and the rest chugged on just as before. With the Gujarat elections in full swing, these soul-sellers are back to what they know best: pamphleteering for the Congress party, baiting the BJP, and targetting Narendra Modi. Till Radigate shredded it to pieces, they somehow managed those fake smiles and courageous outbursts and edits and opeds because they still had that veneer of credibility. Now that it’s gone forever, they neither pretend to be credible nor care about it.
Exhibit: Shekhar Gupta, Journalist of Courage par excellence, accused of land grabbing. Dutifully buried.
Punishment: Strapped to a chair, made to watch their own shows on loop. 

1. You
Charges: You made it to the #1 spot on this list again. You haven’t changed one bit since last year. You are loathsome. Despite being warned last year, you continue to support puffed up retards like Arvind Kejriwal. Even if it was shown to you, you still would be unable to find your own brain. Scam after scam after scam after loot after gargantuan loot, the best you can do is to wank off to your own outrage but don’t take the time out to punish the filth that’s ruling this country. You can’t think beyond your jobs or your family. You don’t realize that you’ll have neither if you allow this filth to continue to lord over you. Your idea of going green is to strap a bicycle to the back of your fancy car. You think Eco tourism saves the environment but you don’t see that the sprawling resort you go to in the middle of a jungle was constructed by physically clearing that forest to that extent and making roads. Your idea of saving the environment is to click the “Like” button on a “Save the Earth” Facebook page and/or donating your hard earned money to every random shady NGO that claims to save it on your behalf. You still believe what the English media tells you. You are responsible for making the Times Group’s bottomline swell year after year. You don’t vote and yet you get pissed off that criminals become Ministers. You don’t even admit the possibility that there’s a correlation there. You don’t consider a career in politics or in culture because you think the former is dirty and the latter isn’t lucrative. You want everything but you aren’t prepared to work for it. You’re truly loathsome. You deserve to be at #1.
Exhibit: Continued support for Arvind Kejriwal. Continued acceptance of Congress party-sponsored evil as a fact of life. Incurable individualism.
Punishment: Living under a dictatorship.

33 comments for “Most Loathsome People of India: 2012

  1. Nitin
    January 16, 2013 at 4:53 PM

    You are really fun :)! Not sure about the others on your list as I can see quite a few missing, but you did get the No. 1 spot right.

  2. December 27, 2012 at 1:30 PM

    Sandeepbhai, we at least re-elected NaMo :-). Can you please accept this goodwill gesture and please move us down the MoLo list from the #1 position? :-).

    Love your blog, bro – keep going! Just wanted to wish you on the day of NaMo’s swearing in ceremony – ab Dilli dur nahi. I can’t wait for 2014. Our work is cut out for us – we must do all we can to bring a NaMo government in Delhi. We will have our day, bro – we just need to keep working hard and outwitting the CONgress ba$tards. I gotta tell you, though – this is the first time I am feeling optimistic about India’s future since 2004. I am pumped, man!

  3. Jooske
    December 27, 2012 at 6:05 AM

    or a lot of YOUs do not have fb and email. They are the ones Sandeep needs to reach. They are the ones who vote. They are the ones who need education. They are the ones who need knowledge.

  4. allwyn
    December 26, 2012 at 7:40 PM

    the prob is the real “YOUs” are never going to read this post or the blog – they don’t go beyond fb and email!

  5. Jooske
    December 23, 2012 at 5:35 PM

    Sandeep ,In number 3 Sonia’s unholy cabinet you missed out Ambika Soni, the one who went to Gujarat and and went things did not work out went straight back to Delhi. She was part of the gang of 3 who went there to destroy Modi. The other two were Chidambaram, and Khurshid.

  6. Ashish
    December 21, 2012 at 1:07 PM

    @Itachi, Ranger

    They’re busy in post poll analysis and how to downgrade NaMo’s win & also preparing a new smear campaign against NaMo. Suckers!

  7. December 20, 2012 at 7:02 PM

    Itachi…. dont mock the Loneranger troll. He /she / it is suffering from a full blown case of depression. Lets pity him / her / it. But luckily depression is very much curable. All he /she/ it has to do is to check out the best psychiatrist wherever he/she/it lives. :)

  8. December 20, 2012 at 6:58 PM

    Sandeep Anna, we just won.. :)

  9. ItAcHi
    December 20, 2012 at 4:00 PM

    a few months back, a certain vinay and tima were trolling around here proclaiming Modi’s defeat, that congress is rejuvenated, keshubhai is a lion etc etc.
    If they are silently sulking and reading this, hello there !! :)

  10. Pralay Kumar Bal
    December 19, 2012 at 3:07 PM

    Loathsome and Arundhati Roy are synonymous !

  11. BlueLotus
    December 19, 2012 at 11:39 AM

    An interesting list here but may be I am going to be off track if I say that I found the decision of putting up somebody’s photo with unconventional looks and implying that it was ‘loathsome’ totally uncalled for. Passing judgements on people’s looks isn’t good politics.

  12. Jooske
    December 19, 2012 at 10:56 AM

    Press Council Chairman Katju recently said that
    “ India would only thrive if it “fully acknowledges its syncretic and pluralistic cultural roots”. “

    Sandeep, what does this mean?

    Should Katju be in the list? Why not extend your list to 20? There is still time before the end of the year.

    I agree Arundhati Roy would make it every year so leave her out.

  13. JayKumar
    December 19, 2012 at 9:28 AM

    Sandeep you missed Katju and Arundhati Roy..

  14. neha
    December 18, 2012 at 12:55 PM

    We need a great debate out here since there are various topics to discuss…the debate being a civil debate around issues….check this video out that is taking civil debate for us Indians viral abroad, doing India proud- #talkitout and

  15. shyam
    December 17, 2012 at 9:19 AM

    Loathsome list without Katju?

  16. Jooske
    December 16, 2012 at 1:40 PM

    Show some level of maturity and comment on the writers choices and if you disagree say why.
    Perhaps the 2-9 on the are on your Most Praiseworthy People of India 2012 list ?
    Adolescent gibberish comments do not quality as mature comments.

  17. December 16, 2012 at 2:33 AM

    @D2thdr meaningful response! seeing who was in the #1 position, last year’s edition woke me up into positive & concrete action, even if it is something small

  18. mats
    December 15, 2012 at 9:32 PM

    Adolescent gibberish. The small fan-following here betrays an equal level of immaturity, too. I am sure when the author grows up and re-visit this literary effort of his he will be ashamed of himself for such immaturity.

  19. Pradeep
    December 15, 2012 at 1:06 PM

    nice article. i liked the No. 1 contestant becoz he is root cause of the all ill happenings in india. if HE changes, country automatically changes.

  20. ItAcHi
    December 15, 2012 at 12:31 PM

    Along with a most loathsome list, why dont you set up a most praiseworthy list too sandeepji?

  21. CC
    December 14, 2012 at 9:48 PM

    Oh no, sad to see INI made this list. I thought they were the good guys.

    Not surprised to find myself at the top of the list once more…

  22. Pralay Kumar Bal
    December 14, 2012 at 5:40 PM

    I liked it. But, in between, I lost that workshop in the brain!

  23. Patriot
    December 14, 2012 at 11:09 AM

    “Reading BG” as a punishment for viper owaisi? Not Ok.

  24. rami chengappa
    December 14, 2012 at 10:21 AM

    Why me? I am one of that Katju 10% . BTW why didnt Katju make this list?

  25. December 14, 2012 at 9:16 AM

    Great compilation Sandeep..just one suggestion..convert the NumeroUno culprit as “We” as You comes from We or “Many of Us”..coz there are many who feel exactly the same as you have captured in this post..

  26. rohan shah
    December 14, 2012 at 8:22 AM

    so a retard is any person with whom you don’t share your views?

  27. Ramana Murthy
    December 14, 2012 at 7:29 AM

    Lol. Guha article was brilliant. Those lines pissed me off as well. But your fearless expose vacuous Marxist freeloader is awesome. I am so glad I found your blog.

  28. Gopi
    December 14, 2012 at 7:01 AM

    How abt also a sort of +ve counter to this one as well – to begin a new CY?

  29. Mrinalini
    December 14, 2012 at 6:21 AM

    too good…..bang on article, its high time we all wake up

  30. Sudhanwa
    December 14, 2012 at 6:10 AM

    Somehow missed Guha responding to your article. His brain must have squirmed reading it.

  31. December 14, 2012 at 5:55 AM

    your post has made me to resign my lucrative job overseas and i am coming back to india… but tell me what can i do???

  32. Jooske
    December 14, 2012 at 5:20 AM

    Yes the list has arrived.

    Simply the best.

    Can we extend the list with some new ones?

    What about William Darylmple? Not an Indian? But he spends half of his time in India? Still not an Indian?

    The one to nine is the correct order? How do you do it so well and in the right order?

  33. D2thdr
    December 14, 2012 at 4:38 AM

    Well written and very true. I have taken up my share of responsibility. Learn and promote Sanskrit, encourage people to think and promote Rajiv Malhotras thesis of Breaking India and Being Different.

    That’s my karma yog.

    Well done Sandeep for your karma yog. Keep it up.

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