Current events, Major events in India
The rapes have to stop. Right now. Not tomorrow, not next month, not within a ‘phased timeframe’. Right now.
All that is needed is effective policing – and enforcement of existing laws. Do not hide behind the ‘delay tactic’ of … Continue reading
Lashing back at Laloo Yadav and Mulayam Singh Yadav who were (and still are) trying to desperately undermine the LokPal bill. On Feb 27, Arvind Kejriwal explains to Laloo Yadav how he is a public servant – and there is … Continue reading
Sonia Gandhi finally broke her silence on Anna Hazare. She defended the draft put forth by her partymen – and asked Anna to do the same. Anyone who has been following this movement knows that the current draft leaves out … Continue reading
Angry at rising food prices, a man recently resorted to slapping Sharad Pawar (the Agriculture minister linked with more scams than he has hair).
Violence can never be condoned. However, often, one can empathize with the underlying emotions behind the violence. … Continue reading
This is insane. Is it possible to imagine a world without Tigers? There’s only 3500 tigers left in the wild.
Help raise funds to fight this man-made problem. The simplest way to help is to buy US postal stamps featuring … Continue reading
Today I met an IITian who is trying to make a difference. When he returned to India (after working in the U.S.), he was obligated to go visit a farmland that he had inherited from his father. On seeing the … Continue reading
Gurpal interviews Navjot Singh Siddhu (played by Shekhar Suman) in this episode of Tedhi Baat. You know that there is mischief afoot when Siddhu (played by Shekhar Suman) opens with a thumping on the table – and starts firing … Continue reading
Sept 24, 2011
Manny made me proud as he took a stab at curbing external military interference into the affairs of sovereign democracies. His exact words were:
“Societies cannot be reordered from outside through military force. People in all countries have the … Continue reading
As an outsider who witnessed Pujos for the first time a couple of years ago, I could not agree more with Vir Sanghvi’s article on Calcutta, Bengalis and the spirit of Pujos.