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N-Korea ends three-year long mourning for Kim Jong Il

Dec 17, 2014

N-Korea ends three-year long mourning for Kim Jong Il

State television showed Kim Jong-Un walking with a slight limp around the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, which houses the embalmed bodies of the country's founder Kim Il-Sung and his son Kim Jong-Il. #US #NewsTracker #Kim Jong-il #North Korea #Human Rights #Kim Jong-un #North Korea human rights
Nobel confusion: MP leaders celebrate BJP 'colleague' Kailash's achievement

Dec 14, 2014

Nobel confusion: MP leaders celebrate BJP 'colleague' Kailash's achievement

Who is Kailash Satyarthi? If you go by the BJP leaders in Madhya Pradesh, Satyarthis home state, he is a senior party leader who has been awarded the coveted Nobel prize for social work. #Madhya Pradesh #MLA #Children's rights #Assembly #Bachpan Bachao Andolan #Kailash Satyarthi #2014 Nobel Prize #Kailash Vijayavargiya
BJP's dilemma: Why Modi's party cannot be all-things-to-all people like Congress

Dec 13, 2014

BJP's dilemma: Why Modi's party cannot be all-things-to-all people like Congress

To garner more votes, BJP has to move to the middle ground and not be too religion-based, especially since it is now being targeted by a new Congress-Left-Janata parivar front. #Congress #ConnectTheDots #RSS #BJP's New Pole Position #Right-Wing Parties
Pot calling kettle black? North Korea, Iran take potshots at CIA torture report

Dec 11, 2014

Pot calling kettle black? North Korea, Iran take potshots at CIA torture report

In a recent series of hypocritical tweets, Iran is the latest nation to come out and condemn the US for their recently released CIA torture report. #China #US #Twitter #CIA #NewsTracker #UN #Iran #North Korea #Human Rights #Torture #Torture report #Ayatollah Khameinei
Senate report on CIA: UN rights chief urges nations to dump torture strategies

Dec 11, 2014

Senate report on CIA: UN rights chief urges nations to dump torture strategies

The UN human rights chief on the international Human Rights Day on Wednesday urged all states to act unequivocally in their effort to stamp out torture. #CIA #UN #Senate #UN Human Rights Chief #CIA torture strategies #Senate report on CIA

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Not just BJP, Sri Ram Sene Medieval mindsets cut across parties

Mar 24, 2014

Not just BJP, Sri Ram Sene Medieval mindsets cut across parties

My point is that medieval mindsets cut across parties and if you're going to castigate politicians for it, reprimand them all. #Politics #India #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Violence against women #Rape #Sri Ram Sene #Women's rights #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Pramod Muthalik
Pulping Doniger's book Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Feb 27, 2014

Pulping Doniger's book Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Will no one be able to question conventional wisdom about history, politics and mythology? Will no one be able to expose the wrong-doings of politicians and corporate leaders? #Internet #InMyOpinion #Penguin #research #Academia #Freedom of Expression #Right wing group #religious sentiments #Wendy Doniger #The Hindus: An Alternative History