Friday, 22 November 2019

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  • Ayodhya judgment as Read out by  the chief justice

    November 18, 2019 12:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The facts, evidence and oral arguments of the present case have traversed the realms of history, archaeology, religion and the law. The law must stand apart from political contestations over history, ideology and religion. We must remember that it is... View Article

  • Timeline

    November 18, 2019 12:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The beginning – 1857: It was the year of India’s first struggle of Independence against the British Raj. However, the seeds of another controversy was sown quietly some 130km from Lucknow in Faizabad district. The temple town of Ayodhya came... View Article

  • ‘Hail the Lord’- Rama

    November 18, 2019 12:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Muddai lakh bura chahe to kya hota hai, wahi hota hai jo manjooe-e- khuda hota hai, these lines were once again proved true with the Supreme Court delivering the verdict in Ramjanmbhoomi case. The verdict not only paved the way... View Article

  • Finally Hindus Get The Right To Worship At Ayodhya

    November 18, 2019 12:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    “The court does not decide title on the basis of faith or belief but on the basis of evidence…it applies settled principles of evidence to adjudicate upon which party has established a claim to the immovable property.” –CJI Ranjan Gogoi... View Article

  • Beyond Ayodhya’s  Watershed

    November 18, 2019 11:59 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Late Girilal Jain, an intellectual giant who was the editor of the Times of India, was a great advocate of Ram Janmaboomi movement. He never cared for being “politically incorrect” those days. After the demolition of the disputed structure at... View Article

  • All Politics is local            

    October 30, 2019 12:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The result its for the Assembly elections of Haryana and Maharashtra are out and much to dismay of many, the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) is the clear loser in these elections. Given the fact that the BJP was given  a... View Article

  • A Rafale at Last

    October 19, 2019 11:47 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    On October 8, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh received the first of the French-made Rafale fighter jets at the Merignac airbase near the city of Bordeaux in France. Seven more Rafale fighter jets will arrive in India by April or May... View Article

  • Modernisation of the Indian Air Force

    October 19, 2019 11:47 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    The IAF has slowly been losing the clear combat edge that it enjoyed over Pakistan in 1971 especially in terms of numbers. Technology intensive air power requires faster replacement of assets due to quicker obsolescence. If the IAF does not... View Article

  • Howdy Modi : Harnessing the Diaspora

    October 3, 2019 12:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The optics of Howdy Modi were excellent:  50,000 wealthy Indian-Americans showed up to fete the Indian Prime Minister and the atmosphere was akin to that at a meeting at an American megachurch; Donald Trump was the perfect foil; a number... View Article

  • Howdy Modi Howdy Trump

    October 3, 2019 12:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The ‘Howdy Modi’ mega event at Houston’s NRG stadium on September 22 could easily be called ‘Howdy Modi, Howdy Trump’ because while Houston said howdy to Modi, Modi said howdy to Trump, with the 50,000 plus Indian-Americans in the audience... View Article