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Universal access vital to protect people from vulnerability UN Report

Jul 25, 2014

Universal access vital to protect people from vulnerability UN Report

India seriously needs to pay attention. Universal access is not populism as some hawks say, but is a holistic approach that is unavoidable if its serious of the welfare of its people. #India #Development #InMyOpinion #Human Development Index #Populism #Universal healthcare #welfare state #Universal Access #UN development report
Prithviraj Chavan writes for Firstpost Committed to improving child healthcare

Jul 25, 2014

Prithviraj Chavan writes for Firstpost Committed to improving child healthcare

There is no leadership without accountability for nutrition. Maharashtra has shown the way to the rest of the country. Other states are looking to replicate Maharashtra's nutrition mission, writes Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan. #InMyOpinion #Prithviraj Chavan #Maharashtra #Unicef #Nutrition policy #Lancet
Gaza crisis Modi govt's UNHRC vote against Israel must be lauded

Jul 25, 2014

Gaza crisis Modi govt's UNHRC vote against Israel must be lauded

India has condemned Israel for "disproportionate use of force" and called for an international commission of inquiry to investigate all violations of international humanitarian law. #India #US #Israel #InMyOpinion #UN #Palestine #resolution #Gaza #Israel-Gaza crisis #voting against Israel
Eyeless in Gaza, clueless in India Why we shouldn't care

Jul 24, 2014

Eyeless in Gaza, clueless in India Why we shouldn't care

The Palestinians are the the world's uniquely downtrodden people, nor does India have any stake in the Israel-Gaza conflict. There is no reason for us to try and pander to the local outrage-mongers #India #Congress #Hamas #Israel #InMyOpinion #parliament #Foreign policy #West Asia #UNHRC #Gaza #Kashmiris #Gaza Crisis #Israel-Gaza crisis #Arabs
India's schizophrenic vote on Gaza Why we made a mistake

Jul 24, 2014

India's schizophrenic vote on Gaza Why we made a mistake

India's vote on the Gazan human rights violations is a case of head and heart being torn in different directions. But our vote against Israel is not finally a sign of hard-headed calculations. #Terrorism #Arab World #Israel #InMyOpinion #Saudi Arabia #Palestinians #ISIS #India-israel Ties #Gaza Human Rights

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When time is stretchable What CBI's latest failure in Badaun gangrape shows

Jul 21, 2014

When time is stretchable What CBI's latest failure in Badaun gangrape shows

If anything could tell us about how we as a country have utter disregard for time, then it is from the inundation of the graves of the two Badaun girls. #NewsTracker #CBI #InMyOpinion #Ganga #OnlyInIndia #Rape #Badaun #CBI investigation #Badaun gang rape case #Badaun gang-rape victims #Badaun rape victims
'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

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. #India #Civil society #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #NGOs #Greenpeace #IB #Blogs #IB Report #NGO funds #leaked report #comment

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'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Jul 25, 2014

Punchlines: iPhone expectations

The late-night comics are just as curious about the next iPhone as you are. Vote for your favorite joke at opinion.usatoday.com...
'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Jul 23, 2014

Should You Buy Pinfluence? 5 Things To Consider

It’s been no easy task for Pinterest to shake its reputation as simply a network for swapping recipes and planning weddings. In fact, it’s largely still regarded as such; and though popular opinion of that may not change any time soon, for its enthus...
'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Jul 23, 2014

Israel, Palestinians wage war online over conflict's message, public opinion

Beyond the boom of Israeli airstrikes and the stream of rockets fired from Gaza, Israel and Hamas are also battling to control the message emanating from this latest Israeli-Palestinian conflagration... #Israel #Hamas #Jerusalem
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