Rahul Gandhi and the “colonized mind”

Rahul Gandhi, RSS, Bhagwad Gita, Upanishads, Sonia Gandhi, Raajiv Gandhi, Indira Gandhi, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Dharma, Humpty-Dumpty, Michel Danino, Macaulay Doctrine, Fake Aryan Invasion Theory, Gregory series, Pell’s equation, Siddhantic period, Aryuveda, Siddha, Harappan times, Ananda Coomaraswamy, BJP, West, colonists, Islam
Reading sacred texts for political fights. Pic courtesy AsiaNet.

So we read this comic-tragic news the other day that Rahul Gandhi is reading Bhagwad Gita and Upanashids to counter Rashtriya Swayam Sangh (RSS) and Bharatiy

Absurd rebuttal: Express has eggs on face

Indian Express, Judge Mahesh Chandra Sharma, Rajasthan High Court, rattail combs, Rudie Steiner, Dr. Vijayalakhsmi, Dr. Kanti Sen Sharaf, Shirovich, Surabhi Goshalas
Indian Express is losing face everyday

Indian Express today wrote a

The Looting machine called capitalism

Capitalism, American property rights, Gulf, Walton County, Florida, Apple, Nike, Fukushima, Gulf of Mexico, Apalachicola, Florida
Capitalism is bringing humanity to grief

I have come to the conclusion that capitalism is successful primarily because it can impose the majority of the costs associated with its economic activities

Don't read books, if you're not ready to forget them

Battle, word, love, death, uncertainty, solitude
A life which is no longer his own

(As the world gets broken up between ideologies; armies in readiness to lock horns, the man and his basic life is box-fitted to suit agendas.

Mr Sibal, you ain't fooling anyone!

Kapil Sibal, 2G, 66A IT Act, Supreme Court,UPA, Hindutva, Hinduism, Jadavpur University,Professor Ambikesh Mohapatra, Anees Trivedi, Anna Hazare, Mamta Bannerjee, Una, Dadri, Alwar, CAG, CBI, Shivraj Patil, TRAI, A. Raja, spectrum allocation, Majrooh Sultanpur, Arthur Jail Road, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Article 19 (1), Times of India
Kapil Sibal: a classic case of pot calling the kettle black

Kapil Sibal, former telecom minister in the UPA government, in an

Gambhir isn’t stopping at CRPF aid alone

Gautam Gambhir, World Cup, Pakistan, West Delhi, Aazeen, Chattisgarh, martyrs, CRPF, IPL, Kolkata Premier League, Gautam Gambhir Foundation, Delhi NCR, defence personnel
Gambhir can't say no to daughter Aazeen

For a cricket fan Gautam Gambhir is defined through various lenses.

Ashutosh, check your facts on Hindutva

Ashutosh, AAP, Indian Express, RSS, Modi-government, NewsBred, Hindutva, Left-Liberals, Nehruvian-Left, JNu, MS Golwalkar, VD Savarkar, Bunch of Thoughts, Muslims, Christians, Hitler, Subhas Chandra Bose, Hitler, Essentials of Hindutva, Ratnagiri, Hitler, Patit Pavan Bhavan, We the Nationhood Defined, Yogi Adityanath, Haj, Bakri-Eid, Dakhineswar Kali Temple
Ashutosh, stop playing the communal card

Ashutosh, a spokesperson of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has appeared in the

Sagarika Ghose, which history books are you reading?

Sagarika Ghose, Times of India, Editorial, Liberal Hindu, Internet Hindu, Allahabad, Lodhi Colony, Aurangzeb Road, British, Kashi Viswanath Temple, Rome, Muzaffarnagar Riots, Akhilesh Yadav, Ram, Krishna, Ganapathy, Shastra, Shaastra, Pandyan, Chola, Chera, Satavahana, Pallava, Kadambas, Gangas, Chalukyas, Azaan, Sony Nigam
Ms Ghose, facts don't match up

An open letter to Sagarika Ghose


Dear Sagarika,

India & Russia seek trade in gold

Sberbank, Russia, gold, India, Aleksei Kechko, BRICS, China, import, Central Bank, Moscow, Beijing, New Development Bank, Contingency Reserve Fund, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, NDB, CRF, AIIB, dollar
BRICS look to de-dollarize trade

Sberbank, Russia’s largest state-owned bank, is looking to finance the direct import of gold to India.

Beggars: It's time we give up our apathy

Begging, St. Stephen’s, The Presidency, national fund for beggars,  Ministry of Human Resources and Skill Development, CBSE, Vocational Training, Swachh Bharat, LPG subsidy, “Antoyadaya”,
We can no longer roll our eyes away from lives in misery

(Tufail Ahmed, a respected intellectual who is a director, South Asia Studies Project, The Middle East Media Research Institute in Washington, has writte