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Behind Pankaj Mishra’s rants: A pathology of self-hate and Hindu-phobia

What makes a NYT always choose writers like Pankaj Mishra, who seem to have nothing positive ever to say about any Indian aspiration? The Mishras and the rabid Hindutva fanatic are two sides of the same coin of self-hate and denial #Amarty Sen #Arundhati Roy #Hindu-Phobia #Hindutva #India #InMyOpinion #Martha Nussbaum #New York Times #NYT #Pankaj Mishra #Self-hate #US #West

58 mins ago

Nitin Gadkari creates controversy by riding scooter without a helmet

Union Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari today rode into a controversy when he was caught on camera entering RSS headquarters here on his scooter without wearing a helmet in violation of traffic rules. #BJP #helmet #Nagpur #NewsTracker #Nitin Gadkari #RSS #Scooter

Oct 25, 2014

Happy New Year review: SRK’s latest is Ocean’s 11 re-written by baboons

Happy New Year is the new Farah Khan Vanity Project for the lowest of the lowest common denominator audience. #Abhishek Bachchan #Boman Irani #Deepika Padukone #Farah Khan #Happy New Year #Shah Rukh Khan #Sonu Sood

Oct 25, 2014

US must continue leading global fight against Ebola, says Obama

As New York City reported its first Ebola case, US President Barack Obama on Saturday asked the Americans not to give into fear as the country is well equipped to deal with the deadly virus and is leading the global fight to stamp it out. #Barack Obama #Ebola #Ebola Virus disease #global fight #Health #New York #Obama #TheySaidIt #United States #US #West Africa #World

Oct 25, 2014

Five-phased polls in J&K, Jharkhand to begin on 25 Nov; results on 23 Dec

Five-phased assembly elections would be held in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand, beginning on 25 November and ending on 20 December. #CEC #Chief Election Commissioner #EC #Election Commission #India #Jammu and Kashmir #Jharkhand #New Delhi #NewsTracker #State Assembly polls #VS Sampath

Oct 25, 2014

Luis Suarez will make Barcelona debut in El Clasico, confirms Luis Enrique

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has confirmed that Luis Suarez will make his long-awaited debut for the club in Saturday's first El Clasico of the season away to Real Madrid. #Barcelona #Cristiano Ronaldo #El Clásico #Gareth Bale #James Rodríguez #KickingAround #Lionel Messi #Luis Suarez #Neymar #Real Madrid

Oct 25, 2014

Telangana CM responsible for farmer suicides, power crisis, says BJP

Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, was blamed by the BJP on Saturday for farmer suicides and power crisis in the State, which came into existence over four months ago. #Andra Pradesh #BJP #Farmer suicides #G Kishan Reddy #India #K. Chandrasekhar Rao #Opposition #Politics #power crisis #Telangana #Telangana CM #TheySaidIt #TRS

Oct 25, 2014

Bengal: Two killed in TMC intra-party factional clash

Two youths were killed in a clash on Saturday between two factions of TMC in Bhangor in South 24 Parganas district, Bengal, police said. #24 Parganas district #Bhangor #Clash #India #intra-party faction #NewsTracker #TMC #Trinamool Congress #West Bengal

Oct 25, 2014

Kashmir flood victims get peanuts to rebuild houses; pitch hope on Modi

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who visited the state for the fourth time, announced an immediate relief of Rs 570 crore for rebuilding of damaged homes and Rs 175 crore for affected hospitals in the state. #Centre #compensation #compensation for Kashmir floods #Floods #GroundReport #Jammu and Kashmir #Kashmir #Kashmir floods #Narendra Modi #Omar Abdullah