November 2012

Ajmal Kasab and Amish school massacre

By |2015-07-29T16:37:44-05:00November 21st, 2012|India, Papa Bear, Politics|

Ajmal Kasab who is dead now, was given due process, and legal help by the Indian state. That's definitely something Maharashtra and Union governments can be proud of. We are not Somalia or Afghanistan or Gujarat. And we did much better than USA on prosecuting terror related cases. The Indian state can some more credit for the fact that they never gave up on due process in Afzal Guru's or Kasab's case despite the cacophony of 'Bharat Rakshak's on social media.

December 2007

Every year is a 2004

By |2007-12-25T13:40:11-05:00December 25th, 2007|Hmm|

I was closely following this election, and nearly missed the other one. As you know we have close to 30 chief ministers in India, but only two Adivasi rajas. The [...]

Who needs to be educated?

By |2007-12-05T13:03:18-05:00December 5th, 2007|India, Kerala|

Sohrabuddin was killed in a fake encounter,said the CBI and the Supreme Court. With Gujarat Elections around the corner Modi put it this way, as NDTV reported Modi asked the [...]

October 2007

Tehelka – Bol India Bol

By |2007-10-26T05:21:31-05:00October 26th, 2007|Uncategorized|

NARENDRA MODI's anger was palpable after the Godhra incident; he vowed revenge. Haresh Bhatt, the then national co-coordinator of the Bajrang Dal, was part of the meeting in which Narendra [...]

October 2006

Has India lost Gujarat ?

By |2006-10-28T18:18:00-05:00October 28th, 2006|India|

When this reporter, with his longish beard, walked into an elite government colony in Ahmedabad to meet a senior official, three children suddenly got off their bicycles.One screamed aloud, "Terrorist!" [...]

August 2006

A Secular Rethink

By |2010-08-05T02:18:36-05:00August 15th, 2006|India|

A picture History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, however, if faced with courage, need not be lived again - Maya Angelou A video A few years back we [...]

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