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  • Lord Jagannath The Supreme Lord of the Universe

    June 12, 2010 12:03 pm Published by

    Lord Jagannath is the Supreme Lord of the Universe. He is Lord of the Lords. He is Omniscient, Omnipotent and Omnipresent. He is the only cult. He is the only religion. He is the sole sect. All sects, all religions,... View Article

  • Beedi-rollers of Biharsharif ‘The Living Dead’

    June 5, 2010 12:47 pm Published by

    Beedi workers are listed in the schedules of the Minimum Wages Act 1948, which do not list most other home-based activities. They are also entitled to health insurance, maternity benefits and housing assistance. Why then are beedi workers so desperately... View Article

  • Paid-News Syndrome

    May 29, 2010 2:24 pm Published by

    Our media attitude towards the deprived, cheated, hence poor population of our country has tremendous scope of improvement. There is no doubt that a very considerable part of media, like politics, is functioning like business concerns and it has little... View Article

  • Dirty Bombs Revisited Combating The Hype

    May 15, 2010 12:22 pm Published by

    As STRATFOR has noted for several years now, media coverage of the threat posed by dirty bombs runs in a perceptible cycle with distinct spikes and lulls. We are currently in one of the periods of heightened awareness and media... View Article

  • All (Intellectual) Property Is Theft

    May 8, 2010 12:42 pm Published by

    Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) were originally created to promote the advancement of science and the arts. But does today’s IPR system serve the public good? According to anarchist Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, all “property is theft.” He railed against the iniquities of... View Article

  • African Land Rush

    April 24, 2010 10:34 am Published by

  • Saudi Export of Wahhabism to India

    April 17, 2010 11:12 am Published by

    Ever since the Islamic rulers of the Indian subcontinent lost their power to the British, their protracted movement appears to be to restore their control over this region and keep the people under perpetual challenge as some of the Muslim... View Article

  • April 10, 2010 11:26 am Published by

    Nipped In The Bud By Kathyayini Chamaraj Child marriage still flourishes, as a recent public hearing revealed. How should the problem be dealt with? By making all marriages under the age of 18 for girls and 21 for boys invalid,... View Article

  • LeT And Its Pakistani Masters

    April 3, 2010 12:09 pm Published by

    The world was shocked by the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai from November 26 to 28 that killed nearly 170 people, including six Americans. The ten perpetrators of the attacks had travelled from Pakistan by sea, and were armed with... View Article

  • Sugar’s Bitter Policies

    March 20, 2010 11:55 am Published by

    At Rs 50 per kg sugar prices have never been so high. With sugar prices soaring, prices of all sugar linked productssweets, mithais, tea etc.have also sky-rocketed. Not only will festivals for most become a drab affair, children’s wailing for... View Article