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India

  • Ruchika case: legal loophole or bureaucratic blackhole?

    The Ruchika Girhotra case, has finally got some break through, with the arrest of Gajender Singh, the kingpin of inter–state vehicle lifting gang by the Haryana police. It may be reminded that, Ruchika’s brother Ashu was implicated falsely in an auto theft case in 1993, on the basis of Gajender Singh’s statement, which precipitated the…

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  • Seeman – A new comet in the southern sky

    Seeman the movie director turned civil activist launched his organization “Naam Tamizhar” (We are Tamils) recently from the ancient city of Madurai in Tamil Nadu. Several thousand men and women marched through the streets of Madurai and congregated at the public meeting where Seeman announced that his organizations objective is not to indulge in power…

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  • US India nuclear deal – The real reasons

    The Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on an Official visit to USA on Tuesday held discussions with the US president Barack Obama regarding the remaining formalities towards the implementation of 2005 US-India nuclear cooperation deal. Mr. Obama said that he had reaffirmed to the Prime Minister his administration’s “commitment to fully implement the US-India…

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  • Sashi Tharoor – the unholy cow

    On his page on the micro-blogging site Twitter, Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor was asked, “Tell us minister, next time you travel to Kerala, will it be cattle class?” His reply: “Absolutely, in cattle class out of solidarity with all our holy cows.” Reacting to Sashi’s remaks, Congress spokesperson Jayanthi Natarajan said…

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  • Kapil Sibal’s brand of Education Reforms

    Reforms suggest learning Hindi by all and moots for abolition of X’ th standard Board Examinations. The Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal has announced the so called educational reforms and has satisfied himself that he has fulfilled a promise made in UPA election manifesto to go for educational reforms within 100 days of assuming…

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  • Mammootty, Mohanlal and Kerala Politics

    Mollywood super stars – Mammootty and Mohanlal have reached several peaks in their individual film career of more that three decades. Apart from their exceptional contribution to Malayalam film industry, both of them are successful businessman, environmentalist, humanitarian ambassadors and more importantly they care for the betterment of Keralites. Mammootty is a film actor, producer…

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  • Roadblocks to Women’s Reservation Bill

    The topic of Gender Equality has gained much prominence in this century. Every progressive nation is working towards achieving equality for women in all aspects of the social structure. However the reality is that women are still far behind in many areas in most nations and there are still some big roadblocks to clear. The…

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