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  • India’s  21st  Century Jinnah

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

    Every election in Bihar or Uttar Pradesh has analysts scurrying for measuring the degree of consolidation of Muslim voters behind one or the other party. The analysis is based on one assumption that the Muslims always vote differently from the... View Article

  • Bad Days, Bad News

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

    Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister of Bihar, is known for his arrogance. Now with state elections starting next month and surveys suggesting he is on his way out, we thought his sense of self-superiority will come down a few notches. But... View Article

  • The Meat of the Matter

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

    The ban on the consumption of meat in this season of Jain festivals and Ganesh Puja in various parts of the country by the respective state governments/municipalities has turned out to be a huge political issue, with all the anti-Modi... View Article

  • 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

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