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Nigerian schools ready for battle of ideas with Boko Haram

Jul 30, 2014

Nigerian schools ready for battle of ideas with Boko Haram

Koranic schools will be a pillar of the strategy being launched in September to counter Boko Haram's ideology. #Terrorism #Taliban #CriticalPoint #Education #Nigeria #Boko Haram #Bring back our girls #School girls kidnapped #anti-west
Gaza How bias affects coverage of Israel-Palestine conflict

Jul 23, 2014

Gaza How bias affects coverage of Israel-Palestine conflict

The recent flare up in Gaza which went from a searching for three kidnapped Israeli teens to a full fledged invasion, has seen no halt in the bloodshed as the death toll hit 583. #BBC #Israel #CriticalPoint #Benjamin Netanyahu #NBC #Israel-Palestine #World News #Israel-Palestine relations #Israel strikes on Gaza #Gaza strikes #Reporting Gaza #Ayman Mohyeldin
Bangalore rape outrage The strange silence of the Congress government

Jul 22, 2014

Bangalore rape outrage The strange silence of the Congress government

It has been more than a week, but neither the state government nor the management has shown any appreciable action as thousands take to the streets condemning the rape of a minor. #Congress #BJP #NewsTracker #CriticalPoint #Bangalore #Crime #police chief #Siddaramaiah #Raghavendra Auradkar #Bangalore rape case #Bangalore police chief
Bangalore rape Is Indias IT capital turning into a sex crime capital?

Jul 20, 2014

Bangalore rape Is Indias IT capital turning into a sex crime capital?

Two weeks ago, a 6-year-old girl was raped on the premises of a well-known international school in Bangalore. The parents had a tough time dragging the police out of their chairs. But when that did not yield any result, they enlisted the support of other parents of kids studying in that institution and staged a demonstration in front of it seeking action against the culprits. #India #Congress #BJP #PoliticalPlay #CriticalPoint #Bangalore #Crime #Rape #Siddaramaiah #VAW #Frazer Town
Why PM Modi's Rs 6,300 cr 'Namami Ganga' budget plan is misguided

Jul 12, 2014

Why PM Modi's Rs 6,300 cr 'Namami Ganga' budget plan is misguided

The plans are grand, all running into several hundred crores of rupees in estimated costs, and nobody will be able to accuse this government of a lack of ambition in rejuvenating the Ganga. Problem is, the plans focus on taxing the river further. #Environment #Narendra Modi #CriticalPoint #Uma Bharti #sewage #River Ganga #Sabarmati #BD Tripathi #National Ganga Basin Authority #Ganga Action Plan

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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. #Indian Premier League #IPL #CriticalPoint #Hockey India League #Indian Badminton League #Indian Volleyball League
Topless royalty, murdered envoys and the great privacy debate

Sep 14, 2012

Topless royalty, murdered envoys and the great privacy debate

What is a private moment? What is a public one? How do you define dignity? No easy questions, and no easy answers. #Kate Middleton #Libya #CriticalPoint #Prince Harry #Media ethics #US ambassador #Christopher Stevens