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G Pramod Kumar

Sep 22, 2014

Main Hoon Rajinikanth: Bollywood ‘tributes’ to Thalaivar are hypocritical tripe

If Bollywood wants to really pay tribute to Rajinikanth they should stop the misrepresentation of the socio-cultural aspects of south and avoid stereotypes. #Bollywood #BuzzPatrol #Chennai Express #ConnectTheDots #Main Hoon Rajinikanth #Ra.One #Rajinikanth #Shah Rukh Khan #Tamil Cinema #tributes in bollywood
Mahesh Vijapurkar

Sep 14, 2014

No lal batti obsession: What is expected of Mumbai's new mayor Snehal Ambekar

Snehal Ambekar needed some "standard", and wanted a red beacon on her official car because it behoves a person holding the mayoral office. She often would be required to go to the airport to receive VIPs, including foreigners, and the red beacon would make it easier for her to discharge that duty. #ConnectTheDots #lal batti #Mayor #Mumbai #Mumbai mayor #red beacon #Snehal Ambekar
Mahesh Vijapurkar

Sep 3, 2014

Mixing religion and politics: Will cops crack down on misuse of Ganpati fest?

The Thane police have issued notices to Ganpati mandals saying mandals are religious places and should not be used for politicking. #Ganesha #Ganpati #Ganpati mandals #InMyOpinion #Lokmanya Tilak #Maharashtra #Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2014 #Mumbai
Adil Rustomjee

Aug 29, 2014

Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

This is not a country that produces self taught leaders or intellectuals with the mental toughness and self confidence to say they are self educated. #Credentials #Education #InMyOpinion #Ministry of Human Resource Development #Smriti Irani #Yale University

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Arjun Parthasarathy
Arjun Parthasarathy has spent 20 years in the financial markets, having worked with Indian and multinational organisations. His last job was as head of fixed income at a mutual fund. An MBA from the University of Hull, he has managed portfolios independently and is currently the editor of . The website is for investors who want to invest in the right financial products at the right time.
Mahesh Vijapurkar
Mahesh Vijapurkar likes to take a worm’s eye-view of issues – that is, from the common man’s perspective. He was a journalist with The Indian Express and then The Hindu and now potters around with human development and urban issues.

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Firstpost Community

Jun 29, 2014

Hindi has put Indian culture on the world map

The primary aim of any language is to communicate. We can never imagine our lives without languages, can we? This is because we cannot live without communication. And this is precisely why languages have always played a dominant role in shaping our histories and have influenced the way we think and perceive things. #Hindi #Modi #Narendra Modi government
Firstpost Community

Jun 20, 2014

'Modi is reducing class divide by prioritising Hindi on social media.'

Don't misunderstand Modi's stress on Hindi. He is ensuring that people who speak their mother tongue are not inferior compared to the elite English class. #british #comment #Firstpost Community #Hindi #language #Narendra Modi #PM Modi #social media
Firstpost Community

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #Blogs #Civil society #comment #Greenpeace #IB #IB Report #India #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #leaked report #NGO funds #NGOs
Firstpost Community

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt scrutinising NGOs defeats its very purpose'

NGOs are people organised together to take a stand and propagate their views. One may agree or disagree with their views but that is part of the overall discourse, writes ank123 in reply to an article on Firstpost. #Firstpost Community #India #Intelligence Bureau #NGOs

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