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  • Maratha’s Mumbaiya?

    September 25, 2015 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    The Maharashtra government’s new order could ruffle a few more feathers. The state government has issued an order making Marathi mandatory for those seeking permit to ride an auto-rickshaw in Maharashtra. State transport minister Diwakar Raote said that one lakh... View Article

  • Degrees of Muslimness

    September 25, 2015 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    SATIRICUS is a Hindu. But is he more Hindu or less Hindu than his Hindu neighbour? He has no idea. Why? Because he is not a Muslim. Had he been a knowledgeable Muslim he would have known that there are... View Article

  • Regressive Belief

    September 25, 2015 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    SATIRICUS is familiar with the expression ‘gay pride’, although he cannot imagine why anyone should be proud of being neither male nor female, or even why that anyone should be gay about it instead of glum. But apparently advanced Americans... View Article

  • The Omniscient Board

    September 25, 2015 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    WHERE ignorance is bliss, it’s a folly to be wise. So it follows that where secular ignorance is bliss it’s a folly to be Islamically wise—and Quranically correct. Hence, when the Gujarat Government’s Gauseva Board displays a quote from the... View Article

  • Get, Set, Go…Silicon Valley

    September 25, 2015 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    The write-ups in the American Press, noticing the enthusiasm in techies in the Silicon Valley, CEOs like that of Apple and Facebook and over 40000 residents in and around the valley for the visit of Narendra Modi, said that in... View Article

  • NaMo’s Foreign Affairs

    September 25, 2015 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    India’s foreign policy was till recently like a family heirloom, known more for its sentimental value than intrinsic worth or craftsmanship, passed on by successive generations to the next in line. Consequently, rigidity was its underpinning. Perhaps, the fact that... View Article

  • Kashmir Tourism at a Crossroads

    September 25, 2015 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    The very onset of April this year witnessed a considerable inflow of domestic and foreign tourists in the state, who soothed their souls with the pleasant sight of the largest tulip garden of Asia in the valley. Unfortunately, an ugly... View Article

  • Mud Crab Population Is Dwindling In Odisha

    September 25, 2015 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    The delicious mud crab is now a rare in the coastal parts of Odisha due to rampant catching of baby crab by the locals  and other adverse reasons Few years back, the nearby fish markets in coastal districts were flooded... View Article

  • Indrani: Mother of All Crimes?

    September 25, 2015 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    The Crime Sheena Bora was murdered on 24 April 2012 The body was found by Raigad police on 23 May 2012 Sheena was strangulated to death and her body was set on fire after pouring petrol Mumbai police have arrested... View Article

  • “The Previous Government Did Nothing For The Upliftment Of Muslims”

    September 25, 2015 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Indira Satyanarayan interviewed Minister for Minorities Najma Heptullah when the latter was in Mumbai recently at the Trident Hotel in Nariman point. The following are excerpts from the interview. Against the backdrop of the Sachar Committee report on the state... View Article

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