Category Archives: India

A good country for rapists

That, at the very least, is what the world appears to think of India at present. I can hardly blame them. It is a feeling that many Indians are themselves gripped with. The statements coming from the very highest levels … Continue reading

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Delhi Police 101

The Delhi Police Department is probably one of the most corrupt, venal and ineffective police departments anywhere in India, or for that matter in the world. The inconsiderate behavior, thug tactics and plain out criminal collusion of members of Delhi … Continue reading

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Much ado about exit polls

As a casual observer of the news media, in the past few days I have been surprised to see the eruption of accolade for Modi’s (supposed) win in Gujarat. The electronic and print media alike have arrived at the shared … Continue reading

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The China Question, Part 2, India’s “Cuban missile crisis” moment

The recentĀ  developments in Maldives – first the removal of the head of state in what was apparently a coup, then the cancellation of GMR’s contract for managing the Abuja airport by the Maldivian government – are part of a … Continue reading

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Israeli embassy bombings – terror attacks or false flag operations?

By now everyone has heard of the near simultaneous bombings of Israeli diplomatic vehicles in Delhi, India and Tbilsi, Georgia on what, ironically enough, happens to be “Valentine’s Day”. Of course, Israel as always wishes to paint itself as the … Continue reading

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For India, M. F. Husain died many years ago

It is ironic that Congress party members such as Ms. Ambika Soni are now saying about the late artist that: He was always an Indian. Coming from a member of the ruling party, that failed to lift a finger to … Continue reading

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Macaulay’s children

Thomas Babington Macaulay, a British Lord or something of that nature, in the mid 19th century had this to say on the question of the British educational effort in occupied India: It is impossible for us, with our limited means, … Continue reading

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