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'Mrs G in trousers': Here is why Modi is averse to Indira Gandhi

Oct 31, 2014

'Mrs G in trousers': Here is why Modi is averse to Indira Gandhi

Today, while Congress leaders line up to pay ritualistic tributes to Indira Gandhi, the irony is that the real heir to her political style is not Rahul Gandhi, but an RSS "karya karta" though both he and the Congress , for obvious reasons, can't bring themselves to admit this. #Politics #India #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Indira Gandhi #Tony Blair #Margaret Thatcher #Sardar Patel #Personality cult #1971 Congress
Many colours of jihad: Tales of children and teens recruited by Islamic State

Oct 30, 2014

Many colours of jihad: Tales of children and teens recruited by Islamic State

Firstpost collated a few of their stories to put in clearer perspective the questions Islamic State is raising about how young people are becoming radicalised and how some of them end up condemned by choices they have not fully understood. #Syria #ConnectTheDots #Iraq #Violence in Syria #Militancy #Austria #Raqqa #Islamic terror #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #Abu Bakr Baghdadi #Radicalisation #The levant
Why liberals should stop chasing the utopia of univeralism and full equality

Oct 30, 2014

Why liberals should stop chasing the utopia of univeralism and full equality

Classical liberalism of the Enlightenment was a reaction to authoritarianism, arbitrary laws, overbearing communities, and rigid dogma; but communitarians today are reacting to the undue emphasis on the rights of the egocentric individual. #ConnectTheDots #Justice #Modernity #Liberalism #liberals #community #Rights #duties #tradition
Who started the fire in Trilokpuri? It was pre-planned, say locals

Oct 30, 2014

Who started the fire in Trilokpuri? It was pre-planned, say locals

Who started the trouble in East Delhis Trilokpuri? Highly-placed sources said the entire flare-up was not accidental but pre-planned. #India #BJP #New Delhi #ConnectTheDots #riots #CRPF #Communal violence #VHP #RAF #Vishwa Hindu Parishad #Trilokpuri #Kalyanpuri #Madina Chowk #Valmikis

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Maharashtra Congress, NCP, BJP, Shiv Sena shred faith in coalition politics

Sep 23, 2014

Maharashtra Congress, NCP, BJP, Shiv Sena shred faith in coalition politics

Sena and BJP, Congress and NCP are making for what can be described an unseemly spectacle. If they quarrel now, can they be trusted to work together later? #Prime Minister #Congress #Narendra Modi #Bharatiya Janata Party #ConnectTheDots #Prithviraj Chavan #Ajit Pawar #Congress-NCP #Natwar Singh #Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2014
No lal batti obsession What is expected of Mumbai's new mayor Snehal Ambekar

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 #Mumbai #Mayor #red beacon #lal batti #Snehal Ambekar #Mumbai mayor
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