E.R. RAMACHANDRAN writes: It’s a time to give; it’s time to hand over gifts to the important and not so important, for their contributions in the year gone by.
To the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan: a pair of parrots
To Condoleezza Rice: A weighing balance
To Asif Ali Zardari: 10% of Best ‘Non- state Actor’ Cash Award
To Shivaraj Patil: A new, tighter bandh-gala
To Vilas Rao Deshmukh: A role in Ram Gopal Varma‘s film Mujhe Kya Hua?
To V.S. Achuthanandan: A dog’s role in an untitled Malayalam film
To Rahul Gandhi: Omar Abdullah’s new book ‘How I did it’
To Raj Thackeray: A taxi from the Bombay taxi drivers association
To George W. Bush: Shoes of all sizes from Iraqi children
To the government of B.S. Yediyurappa: A users’ guide to ‘How to keep your State No.1 in corruption?’
To Anitha Kumaraswamy: A guide on ‘How to manage husband, father-in-law and brother-in-law’
To the commuters on NICE road: A nice Tirupati haircut
To Ricky Ponting: A barrel to stare through
To 2008: A ‘Don’t ever come back’ card!
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