Shazia Ilmi is ignorant. But is she communal?
Cobrapost investigation of police complicity in 1984 anti-Sikh riots #Chapter84
Predictions for Lok Sabha Elections 2014
BJP declares war on India
Letter to Mr Arun Jaitley
Other Big Stories
Cobrapost investigation of police complicity in 1984 anti-Sikh riots #Chapter84

Cobrapost investigation of police complicity in 1984 anti-Sikh riots #Chapter84

Recommend this

Cobrapost Investigates Complicity of Delhi Police in Anti-Sikh Riots in Delhi The anti-Sikh riots of 1984, resulted in more than 3,000 deaths in the national capital. In a new sting operation titled “Chapter 84″, Cobrapost exposes the open secret of police collusion to “stay in on the good side” of the Congress and the methods [...]

Comedy nights with strong, stable leadership ~ @SarCreem

Comedy nights with strong, stable leadership ~ @SarCreem

Recommend this

Maya Kodnani, once the woman RSS, the proof of the pudding. “It wasn’t hard to see why. Kodnani’s star was on the rise after the riots. Mentored by none less than party patriarch LK Advani, she won the 2002 elections that followed the brutal riots by a thumping majority and by 2007 had been elevated [...]

PDAs of BJP Congress crony politics

PDAs of BJP Congress crony politics

Recommend this

While the BJP and Congress persist in calling AAP for being the Team B of each other, the fact remains that the two have colluded without openly allying all the time, and as the voices decrying corruption get louder, they remain scrupulously distant while acting in tandem. Not only do they both violate Indian laws by [...]

Election Commission ignores complete thug controlled polling in Mewat

Election Commission ignores complete thug controlled polling in Mewat

Recommend this

AAP Gurgaon has reported 110 polling booth problems during polling ranging from outright booth capture to bogus voting and harassing AAP representatives and making them leave or otherwise compromised. The situation isn’t exactly better in several other places. This is an account of poll booth capture at Mewat posted by Vivek Sharma on Facebook as [...]

Handy links to clobber Narendra Modi brigade with

Handy links to clobber Narendra Modi brigade with

Recommend this

Many people these days are eager to write about how Modi is a bad idea and come up with stupid ideas like his marriage status and then argue themselves into a corner about how it is their business because lying on paper and finally getting trolled into a corner where you have to get asked [...]

Updated: Taking a look at BJP funding

Updated: Taking a look at BJP funding

Recommend this

The BJP funding seems to be an economic miracle. Perhaps it follows the Gujarat model. Hindustan Times reports that the BJP advertising budget for this election could touch 5000 crores. “Planned spends on all media, including print, television, outdoor, internet and radio would be close to Rs. 4,500 crore. The party has set aside an [...]

Other Stories

Education

  • School Reloaded
    Recommend this

    This article takes off from the previous one exploring the natural rights of children that are [...]

Energy

  • 129 People Jailed for Protesting Against Kalpakkam Reactor
    129 People Jailed for Protesting Against Kalpakkam Reactor
    Recommend this

      29 March, 2013 — In a bid to intimidate fenceline communities living around the [...]

  • Solar Stills: Distilling clean water from dirty water #MAHAdrought MSM should broadcast this information
    Solar Stills: Distilling clean water from dirty water #MAHAdrought MSM should broadcast this information
    Recommend this

    The logic of solar stills is simple. Water heated turns into vapour. Vapour condenses on [...]

  • Radiation leaks news in the last one year
    Recommend this

    When news like Fukushima hits, people start thinking of nuclear radiation leaks. Then, mistakenly, they [...]

Health

  • Catract surgery for buffaloes and 9 lady doctors for 25 million women in Gujarat
    Recommend this

    Another release from Ravinder Singh points out to important incongruities that are highly relevant to [...]

  • New cancer drug Nexavar not for Indians but western patients who afford #Bayer
    New cancer drug Nexavar not for Indians but western patients who afford #Bayer
    Recommend this

    Funny how Indian media, quick to mourn the “environment for investment” after the Supreme Court [...]

  • Dengue Fever season: Protect yourself
    Dengue Fever season: Protect yourself
    Recommend this

    Caution: Do not take asprin or ibuprofen as self medication if you have fever that [...]

Media

Various aspects of media and their influence on society, politics and happenings in general. Journalism is a long term muse for me - whether it be TV, print or blogs. What constitutes journalism, and what goes beyond into the realms of activism or propaganda?
  • Stop lying, Mr Anupam Kher! #FinalSolution ~ @rakeshfilm
    Stop lying, Mr Anupam Kher! #FinalSolution ~ @rakeshfilm
    Recommend this

    Rakesh Sharma, producer of award winning documentary on the Gujarat riots called the Final Solution [...]

  • Senior Journalist, Editorial Director at India TV resigns over Modi's fixed interview
    Senior Journalist, Editorial Director at India TV resigns over Modi’s fixed interview
    Recommend this

    Before the dust settled on the sniggering at the unabashed fan worship of Narendra Modi [...]

  • The media is dead. Long live the stenographers #paidmedia #OperationLoksabha
    The media is dead. Long live the stenographers #paidmedia #OperationLoksabha
    Recommend this

    News Express channel, under the leadership of Vinod Kapri made a remarkable achievement yesterday. They [...]

National

Posts relevant to India as a whole or India in general, or the common man's understanding of India, or... you get the idea...
  • The Silent Angry Gujju by @Che_Doston
    Recommend this

    I am a Aam Aadmi Party supporter. And tomorrow morning I will try to book [...]

  • How serious is Modi about the well being of women?
    Recommend this

    As the election fever hots up, the BJP – seen as the front-runner across most [...]

  • Mumbai police: Cops between ranks PSI to PI to declare assets before 31st March
    Recommend this

    In a landmark decision the Mumbai DG of police office has issued a circular directing [...]

Religion and Phiosophy

  • Shazia Ilmi is ignorant. But is she communal?
    Shazia Ilmi is ignorant. But is she communal?
    Recommend this

    A video titled “The real communal face of the Aam Aadmi Party” is doing the [...]

  • That mythical Hindu Nation
    Recommend this

    Day in and day out, it becomes clear that if there is anything and anyone [...]

  • How does Astrology work?
    How does Astrology work?
    Recommend this

    Precognition has always fascinated man. That power of knowing what will happen and harnessing it [...]

Satire

  • Obituary: No one totalled my Aston Martin
    Obituary: No one totalled my Aston Martin
    Recommend this

    Friends, family and dear beloved fans. It is a sad day for humanity. A very [...]

  • MAHAdrought: Wishing Maharashtra a very, very funny April Fool's Day!
    MAHAdrought: Wishing Maharashtra a very, very funny April Fool’s Day!
    Recommend this

    Dear Maharashtra, I have been reading news on this drought of yours and the misery [...]

  • Sikhs offended by a JayHind video
    Recommend this

    Free Speech is a tough road to take. Particularly when sensibilities are hurt. And this [...]

Social movements

  • Babasaheb Ambedkar: The fear of democracy of the privileged ~ P Sainath
    Babasaheb Ambedkar: The fear of democracy of the privileged ~ P Sainath
    Recommend this

    Babasaheb Ambedkar is an enigma to most Indians. While we all claim to respect him [...]

x
Get new posts in your email

Enter your email address:

Contact information || Privacy information || Archives