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‘Bure din’ for godmen, step in right direction

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

In less than a year two self-styled godmen have been convicted of henious crimes. But such is the faith of people that followers continue to support them. On April 25 Asaram has been judged a rapist. He has been given life imprisonment by a SC/ST court in Jodhpur for raping a minor five years ago. […]

Bollywood hypocrisy ignores Saroj’s insensitive remark

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Whether a reality or not, Saroj Khan, noted choreographer who has made every top Bollywood actor dance to her tunes, has definitely struck the wrong chord this time. Commenting on the casting couch vice, which according to her, has hovered in Bollywood since eternity, she has yet again sparked a debate between reel and real […]

Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Save the Constitution’ campaign; politics of the ‘vote bank’ continues

Monday, April 23, 2018

Rahul Gandhi launches a nationwide campaign to safeguard the Constitution and protect the rights of Dalits/backward classes. The protest comes in the backdrop of the Supreme Court’s order diluting the SC/ST Atrocities Act, which triggered a massive outrage in the community. Yet again, politics of caste, religion and community has taken over the Indian diaspora. […]

Does progressive India need mythology to prove tech prowess?

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

It happened yet again. A BJP chief Minister displayed his slippery grasp over history and science by claiming that India was a technological super power centuries ago. This time it was the governor and chief minister of Tripura who claimed that internet and satellites existed during the period of the Mahabhharata. “How else could a […]

India wakes up to a cash crunch; flashback to demonetisation

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Amidst widespread panic and rumours, many states in the country got up to the news of cash crunch in the ATM’s today. Akin to what people experienced during demonetisation, this news was indeed troublesome. However, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has assured people that this is temporary and will be handled soon. He is in constant […]

We need development, not political fasting

Thursday, April 12, 2018

India’s biggest political parties have taken to ‘political fasting’ as a way to woo the people. BJP undertook a day-long fast to protest against the recent parliament washout, while earlier in the week the Congress protested against the violence during a “Bharat Bandh” called by Dalit groups. Congress’s Fast was called out when a picture […]

Haryana Government’s form of ‘confusions’ irks parents across schools

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Haryana government’s Directorate of Education has issued an admission form to all schools, asking them to get personal information from all parents and students. The form asks for data such as Aadhar card details, income and tax information, religion and caste etc. But it’s the information about the parent being involved in ‘unclean occupation’ that […]

Civil aviation needs to wake up to airline misbehaviours; Indigo does it again!

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Yet another episode of a passenger’s misbehaviour at the hands of an airline staff has put the entire industry to shame. The latest from the stables of Indigo has yet again put a question on the ethics and code of conduct that needs to be followed by the industry. Passenger front-ending roles require patience, maturity […]

Rahul Gandhi on a fast at Rajghat; political gimmicks v/s the common Indian

Monday, April 09, 2018

Nationwide dharna and fasting called by Congress for communal harmony and peace. Yet again, politics reinstate caste issues in the heads of people. Tomorrow it could be BJP or another party. An ongoing tit for tat scenario. Caste and class divide have always been used as trump cards. Atleast till the 2019 elections, promises & […]

Babas for religion or Babas for power; Madhya Pradesh sets an appalling record

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

We haven’t even got over the mass hysteria created by the Dalit protest when Indian political games bounced another bouncer at us. Madhya Pradesh government accords the status of MoS to 5 religious babas. The opposition sees it as a political move to save defamation in the Narmada conservation protest. This is another example of […]

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