Contradiction of the Year: Formula One racing and India. A stray dog and an F1 car on the same track. F1 freaks and F1 ignoramuses sitting side by side. UP Chief Minister Mayawati and pop icon Lady Gaga at the same event. ''Poor'' UP and a ''rich'' sport in a blissful jugalbandi.
Image: Senior leader of the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) L K Advani addresses the crowd during an 'All India anti-corruption yatra' (The Jan Chetna Yatra) in Amritsar on November 14, 2011. (Photograph copyright AFP)