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Salman Khan gives media a crash course on Journalism, promises towel dance

Jul 24, 2014

Salman Khan gives media a crash course on Journalism, promises towel dance

Despite these scandals, Salman Khan is one of Indias most adored superstars and in the eyes of his fans, the actor can do no wrong. #Bollywood #Salman Khan #ToTheContrary #Journalism #Entertainment #Acting #Kick
The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict Time for smokers to stop playing dumb

Jul 22, 2014

The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict Time for smokers to stop playing dumb

In this day and age it is impossible to say that someone who is smoking is unaware of the damage they are doing to their lungs. #Mamata Banerjee #ToTheContrary #Health #Cigarettes #Second hand smoke #Dr harsh Vardhan #tax on cigarettes #RJ Reynolds
TISS director rubbishes reports that Jairam Ramesh is replacing him

Jul 18, 2014

TISS director rubbishes reports that Jairam Ramesh is replacing him

These rumours began circulating after Jairam Ramesh was spotted at the TISS Campus two weeks ago for a private meeting. #ToTheContrary #Jairam Ramesh #Tata Institute of Social Sciences #TISS #TISS Director
Why Maneka Gandhi needs to do a fact-check on sexual crimes by minors

Jul 15, 2014

Why Maneka Gandhi needs to do a fact-check on sexual crimes by minors

Are 50% of sexual crimes in India being committed by teens? Gandhi would be well-advised to look up the latest crime stats by the NCRB for a reality check. #ToTheContrary #Crime #Rape #NCRB #sexual assault #Maneka Gandhi #National Crime Record Bureau #Juvenile Justice Act #Juveniles

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Tradition be damned: President Pranab should vote this election

May 10, 2014

Tradition be damned: President Pranab should vote this election

This idea of not voting to be neutral is a claim to false neutrality. If it were to ensure that he was not accused of taking sides in government formation when no party of no pre-poll alliance won a majority, it appear a logic stretched too far #India #ToTheContrary #Pranab Mukherjee #Congress #BJP #Democracy #President #Rashtrapati Bhavan #Lok Sabha elections 2014
Better a voter selfie than an IPL update: At least it's inclusive

Apr 26, 2014

Better a voter selfie than an IPL update: At least it's inclusive

In that sense, a selfie of the inked finger is a mark of pride of having discharged a duty well. #Politics #Bollywood #India #ToTheContrary #IPL #football #Voters #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Voter Selfie

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Better a voter selfie than an IPL update: At least it's inclusive

Jul 21, 2014

Contrary to Briles, Oregon Dairy Queens don't know Bryce Petty

At Big 12 media days, Baylor coach Art Briles said you could go to a Dairy Queen in Salem, Oregon, and they'd know who Bryce Petty is. As it turns out, they don't... #Art Briles #Big 12 #Salem, OR
Better a voter selfie than an IPL update: At least it's inclusive

Jul 10, 2014

Germany can't require language skill for family visas, court rules

Germany's practice of imposing a language proficiency test on Turks applying for family reunification visas is contrary to European Union values and agreements, the European Court of Justice ruled Thursday... #European Union #European Court of Justice
Better a voter selfie than an IPL update: At least it's inclusive

Jul 19, 2014

Lenovo says it's still committed to small-screen Windows tablets in the U.S.

Lenovo has issued a clarification on its tablet strategy: Refuting an  earlier report to the contrary, the world’s largest PC maker will continue to sell Windows tablets with displays smaller than 10 inches in the U.S. That’s good news for the greate... #European Union #European Court of Justice