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Renaming Aurangzeb Road after Kalam isn't right: Delhi was inspired by history not bigotry

Sep 02, 2015

Renaming Aurangzeb Road after Kalam isn't right: Delhi was inspired by history not bigotry

Those who are ecstatic that Aurangzeb has now been replaced by APJ Abdul Kalam on one of New Delhi's main roads have, obviously, missed the point: New Delhi's geography was inspired by history, not politics and bigotry. #Politics #ConnectTheDots #Arvind Kejriwal #APJ Abdul Kalam #Aurangzeb Road #Mughals in India #Britishers in India
Inside story: The real reason why Rajnath didn't want Goyal but Mehrishi as Home Secretary

Sep 01, 2015

Inside story: The real reason why Rajnath didn't want Goyal but Mehrishi as Home Secretary

The process to remove LC Goyal from home secretarys post began early last week. The trust deficit between Home Minister Rajnath Singh and his department secretary had been building for the past few months. #BJP #NewsTracker #ConnectTheDots #Rajnath Singh #Home Secretary #Narendra Modi government #Rajiv Mehrishi #LC Goyal
Charts: Q1 GDP growth slows to 7%; call for RBI rate cuts gets shriller

Sep 01, 2015

Charts: Q1 GDP growth slows to 7%; call for RBI rate cuts gets shriller

There are possibilities of a further deceleration in the coming quarters. The RBI will have to cut rates at least twice this year. #Economy #RBI #ConnectTheDots #GDP growth #Rate Cuts #Core sector growth
Death penalty only for terror? Law Commission's proposal no lasting solution

Sep 01, 2015

Death penalty only for terror? Law Commission's proposal no lasting solution

The Supreme Court had already decreed that capital punishment should be reserved for the rarest of rare cases. What the Law Commission is basically saying is that is too fuzzy a definition and too many cases are ending up in the rarest of rare bucket even though higher courts eventually quashed many of those sentences. In fact the number of death sentences being quashed shows they are being imposed too arbitrarily. #ConnectTheDots #Capital punishment #Death Penalty #Law Commission #Death row #Delhi gangrape #Yakub Memon #rarest of rare case. law commission
Hardik Patel and the Patidar agitation: Why the Sangh Parivar will be cheering

Sep 01, 2015

Hardik Patel and the Patidar agitation: Why the Sangh Parivar will be cheering

There has speculation that the movement has its mastermind(s) a group of people, unseen and unheard, guiding Hardik behind the curtains. The question to ask is: who are they? What is their motive? #Gujarat #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Sangh Parivar #bIhar #Bihar Assembly Election 2015 #Hardik Patel #Patidar
More losses than gains for Sonia, Nitish as Lalu steals show at Swabhiman Rally in Patna

Sep 01, 2015

More losses than gains for Sonia, Nitish as Lalu steals show at Swabhiman Rally in Patna

By holding the 'Swabhiman rally' at the historic Patna Gandhi Maidan, Nitish Kumar had hoped to generate an emotive wave which would weigh heavily over Prime Minister Narendra Modis pitch for aspirational Bihar #Sonia Gandhi #ConnectTheDots #Nitish Kumar #Lalu Yadav #Sharad Yadav #Bihar Assembly Election 2015 #Swabhiman Rally
Debating Santhara: This Jain practice is not suicide, but Indian laws don't see it that way

Aug 31, 2015

Debating Santhara: This Jain practice is not suicide, but Indian laws don't see it that way

The devout Jains believe that Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankar, allowed Santhara, or Sallekhana, as the ultimate test of spirituality, will power, whose ultimate goal is purifying body and mind and facing death voluntarily. #India #Religion #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Hinduism #High Court #Rajasthan High Court #Indian laws #Jains #LongView #Jainism #Wes-inspired Indian laws #Indian religions
Why has Narendra Modi changed his Mann Ki Baat on land acquisition

Aug 31, 2015

Why has Narendra Modi changed his Mann Ki Baat on land acquisition

If they continue going the way they currently are, Modi and BJP might end up with a majority in the Rajya Sabha, only to lose to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. #Congress #Rajya Sabha #Jairam Ramesh #Bharatiya Janata Party #ConnectTheDots #Land Acquisition Act #Delhi Metro #Bihar elections #Mann Ki Baat #Land Acquisition Ordinance #2013 Land Acquisition Act #Manu Singh
Politics over reforms: PM Modi abandons Land Bill to show he's a democrat

Aug 31, 2015

Politics over reforms: PM Modi abandons Land Bill to show he's a democrat

In the 11th edition of his Man Ki Baat Prime Minister Narendra Modi set a new precedent for self and his government make key policy announcements directly to the public #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #farmers #Dengue fever #Mann Ki Baat #2013 Land Acquisition Act
Police seize suitcase, Mumbai psychiatrist paid off: All we know about the Sheena Bora murder case

Aug 31, 2015

Police seize suitcase, Mumbai psychiatrist paid off: All we know about the Sheena Bora murder case

Here is a look at how the Sheena Bora case, that is still top news across television channels and newspapers, has unfolded in the past few days. #ConnectTheDots #Mumbai Police #Peter Mukerjea #Murder #Star TV #Rakesh Maria #Sheena Bora #Indrani Mukerjea #Mikhail Bora