Mumbai attacks

Politics & Political Commentary

26/11 and what it says about us

After 26/11 we had many intentions about improved functioning. A week or so ago, a man murdered his ex-wife INSIDE a women’s police station and escaped. A Hindustan Times article quotes G K Pillai that we can’t prevent another 26/11. US didn’t provide adequate information. The response of our security forces still is out of scrutiny. When Keenan […]

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The Ishrat Jahan case – weeding fact from fiction

Ishrat Jahan was reported killed in an encounter with Gujrat police along with three others Javed Sheikh alias Pranesh Pillai, Amjad Ali Rana and Zeeshan Johar. Gujrat police claimed that they were members of the LeT come into Gujrat to plan the assassination of Narendra Modi. Ishrat Jahan’s family protested her innocence. Mumbai Police said that […]

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Cordon at Taj Mahal hotel during Mumbai 26/11 Attack
Media
Politics & Political Commentary

Indian Media!!! I can’t believe this!!!

Awesome, Isn’t it? How much of a fool can the media make of themselves? The whole Mumbai nightmare has been faithfully punctuated by bad reporting by the media. One terrorist killed at Taj. Seven. uh, it was two. Two! Which two? I thought four…. but that wasn’t at Taj! That was at Oberoi……… If you […]

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Mumbai terror – "sister" in burqa?

I’ve been following news on the Mumbai terror attacks religiously, and to my surprise, today, there are reports in various UK newspapers that Mumbai police are looking for a woman in a burqa who assisted the terrorists. All these news pieces agree that the captured terrorist confirmed her presence and that she visited the terrorists […]

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Politics & Political Commentary

Karkare-Thackeray, I am fed up of this crap!

I have posted enough for today and I really need to get back to work. No amount of writing is going to repair this devastation in my heart. Yet, as I read this article about Raj Thackeray’s response to the Mumbai terror crisis, I can’t help but write. He would probably understand this as a […]

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