More By Ashish Shukla

Lynchings: Activism or populism by Supreme Court?

Supreme Court, mobocracy, lynchings, 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Ram Janmabhoomi, Kirti Chidambaram, Sajjan Kumar, Tytler, HKL Bhagat, Kamal Nath, Nanavati Commission, Vajpayee, Manmohan Singh, SIT

Activism or populism? SC under lens

Supreme Court wants new laws against lynchings. It warns of “mobocracy” which could eat away the vitals of a free, just society.

Be bored but don’t ignore such leeches in your newspapers

 RSS, BJP, tricolour, saffron, national flag, Pt. Nehru, Emergency, Hamid Ansari, The Hindu, Neera Chandhoke, Congress, Constitution, United Nations, triple talaq, Ambedkar, EV Ramaswamy, Muslim League, Communists, Picasso, Sardar Patel, Abdul Kalam Azad,  S.K. Bole, BR Ambedkar, Hindu Mahasabha, French Revolution, American Revolution, shakhas, Chandragupta Maurya, Harshvardhan, Krishnadev Reya, Babbar, Aurangzeb, Hamid Ansari, Brahma Chellany

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat hoisting national flag

I might bore you, I am bored myself, but persist we must for the creeps are not giving up.

Modi, “triple talaq” and a brazen Congress

Narendra Modi, triple talaq, AIMPLB, Congress, Supreme Court, Sharia Court, Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan, Zakia Soman, Quran, Maut Ka Saudagar, Jhoothon Ka Sardar, Khoon Ki Dalali, Neech, Feku, Sitaram Yechuri, Arvind Kejriwal

Congress is neither thinking of Muslim women nor India

(Update: Indian  Express and one of its "army" of edit-page writers, Faizan Mustafa too has shockingly come out in support of Sharia Courts.

Sharia Courts in all districts is recipe for another Pakistan

All-India Muslim Personal Law Board, AIMPLB, Sharia Courts, Darul Qaza, Quran, Triple Talaq, Ram Janmabhoomi, Partition, Pakistan, two-nation theory, Shah Bano, Prof. Mohammad Tahir, Hadith, dargahs, polygamy, Salman Rushdie, US, Philippines, Islamic Zones, UK,  Bengal, Bangladesh, ISI-Modules, Taslima Nasreen, Muftis, Qazis, Indira Gandhi

Regression in the name of Sharia

The All-India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has plans to introduce Sharia Courts (Darul-Qaza) in all 640 districts of India.

TV serial “Porus” and the myth of Alexander the Great

Porus, Sony channel. Alexander, Phillip, Julius Ceaser, Arrian, Magadha, Chandragupta Maurya, Hydaspes, Hadrian, Tyre, Gaza, AB Bosworth, Persepolis, Plutarch, Diodorus Siculus, Ptolemy, Journals of Alexander, Marcus Tullius Cicero, Plautus, Pompey the Great, Julius Caesar, Alexandria, Lucan, Napoleon, Marshal Zhukov

"Porus": the first defender of India

On evenings these days we have a television serial “Porus” on Sony channel. It’s a lavishly mounted production; the costliest-ever at Rs 500 crores.

For you and me, India doesn’t work

Noida Development Authority, Modi 1.0, Modi 2.0, Chidambarams, Sanghvis, GNIDA

Justice is simply stalled in India

I got up early yesterday, dressed up in time, and headed for Noida Development Authority office.