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Story of a 'man killer': How the hotel lobby 'jailed' the Ranthambore tiger without proof

May 23, 2015

Story of a 'man killer': How the hotel lobby 'jailed' the Ranthambore tiger without proof

For almost nine years, tourists held him in awe and villagers in fear. It would often be seen loafing on the road that connects the Park with Ranthambore, or seen lazing in the lawns of its busy hotels. #India #NewsTracker #CriticalPoint #Tigers #Rajasthan High Court #Wildlife #Ranthambhore
The rapist who never was: Let's not forget the man who destroyed Aruna Shanbaug's life

May 20, 2015

The rapist who never was: Let's not forget the man who destroyed Aruna Shanbaug's life

Wonder what photograph is missing in all the coverage of Aruna Shanbaug's death? That of the man who raped her. He is a free man now. And more to the point, he was never charged with sexual assault. #ThatsJustWrong #CriticalPoint #sexual assault #Pinky Virani #Aruna Shanbaug #Sohanlal Bhartha Walmiki
'Manage kar dena' culture won't work always: Salman verdict a wake up call for our elites

May 07, 2015

'Manage kar dena' culture won't work always: Salman verdict a wake up call for our elites

If today a court had exonerated Salman Khan of all charges and bought the story of the guilty driver, many would have shaken their heads and said thats how justice works in this country. #Salman Khan #Mumbai #CriticalPoint #Jessica Lall #hit-and-run case #2002 Hit-and-run case #Salman Khan case #Salman verdict #Indian elitist
Why Margarita, With A Straw  could have been the best film of the year, and why it isn't

Apr 21, 2015

Why Margarita, With A Straw could have been the best film of the year, and why it isn't

Shonali Boses Margarita, With A Straw had a lot of ground to cover and obstacles to avoid. She and the film succeeded beautifully, but only halfway. #CriticalPoint #Kalki Koechlin #Disability #Sexuality #Shonali Bose #Margarita with A Straw #Laila

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Dear selectors, whats wrong with Wasim Jaffer?

Jan 28, 2013

Dear selectors, whats wrong with Wasim Jaffer?

Jaffer, at the ripe but not-rotten age of 35, might be the right man to handle the job of opening the batting until Gambhir rediscovers his form or someone else makes his presence felt. #BCCI #Virender Sehwag #CriticalPoint #Gautam Gambhir #Wasim Jaffer
IPL-style League or IPL-style disaster?

Jan 02, 2013

IPL-style League or IPL-style disaster?

All sports are just looking to follow the IPL model to make a few quick bucks, but I wonder anyone has bothered to study the impact of such leagues on the sport before jumping on to the bandwagon. #IPL #Indian Premier League #CriticalPoint #Hockey India League #Indian Badminton League #Indian Volleyball League