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July 30, 2018 – 9:52 pm

Completed 75 hours of Fast (only plain water) and still counting! Since it is night time here, I intend to break my fast in another 10 hours (next morning).
First 24 hours are difficult (rumbling in …

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Non-partisan pressure Groups

April 1, 2007 – 11:26 pm

The biggest challenge which India faces today is corruption in the public life. The beaurocrats and politicians are hand- in- glove; transparency and accountability have taken a back seat as far as the governance is …

How to create a real secular India!

March 26, 2007 – 2:12 am

Following is the Link to the article over simmering discontent on providing special privileges to Muslims by the Manmohan government. The present Congress or UPA government is persistent that Muslims of our country have lagged …

The Cotrast

March 22, 2007 – 11:39 pm

Mahatma Gandhi was nominated for Noble Peace Prize 5 times, says the official web-site of Noble Prize Committee (link). The very fact that the Committee uses the phrase “Mahatma Gandhi, the Missing Laureate” says it …

Why peace eludes the world and middle east!

March 13, 2007 – 9:53 pm

Today while driving back from work, I was listening to NPR (National Publc Radio) and “In All Things Considered”, was the interview going on with a Iraqi doctor- Dr Ali Hamdani- who was leaving the …

Feudal Politics

February 28, 2007 – 3:08 pm

The latest results of assembly (Vidhan Sabha) elections in Punjab, Uttaranchal and Manipur have not been of help to Congress. It has been voted out of power in Punjab and Uttaranchal. For BJP, it has …

Electoral Reforms

February 24, 2007 – 5:45 pm

The news item (click on the title of this write-up to see that) is indeed heartening: Law Ministry is pushing for poll reforms. The world’s largest democracy – as India is – needs more teeth …

Blame Game

February 20, 2007 – 10:10 pm

The latest (February 19,2007) bomb blasts on the Samjhauta Express- which runs between India and Pakistan- are another addition to the series of terrorism-related attacks which India has been facing since decades. This train was …

Shariat Bill passed in J&K Assembly

February 17, 2007 – 4:41 pm

Jammu & Kashmir Assembly has passed the shariat bill. This news has really got unnoticed in the media or has it not cared about it? What are the implications? While there is an increasing need …

India: A Lamb State

February 17, 2007 – 6:48 am

I often hear people saying that India is a soft state. True! Now Brahma Chellaney says that India is a lamb state. Doubly true!! I am a great admirer of vajpayee but could not disagree …