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Delhi gangrape case Juvenile accused paints, learns English to fit in

Sep 02, 2014

Delhi gangrape case Juvenile accused paints, learns English to fit in

The juvenile convict in the Delhi gangrape case has taken to painting and shows no "traces of anger", according to a report. #GoodReads #Juvenile Justice Act #Delhi gangrape #Delhi gangrape case #juvenile #December 16 gangrape case
Modi vs Rajnath Are there serious faultlines in the BJP govt?

Sep 01, 2014

Modi vs Rajnath Are there serious faultlines in the BJP govt?

An editorial argues that the Modi-Rajnath tale has not ended, but is a longstanding rivalry that will sharpen in coming months. #BJP #Narendra Modi #Arun Jaitley #Rajnath Singh #Modi #GoodReads #Union Home Minister #Kiren Rijiju #Cabinet of ministers
No queerness please, we are Indian Devdutt Pattanaik on the stories they don't tell us

Aug 31, 2014

No queerness please, we are Indian Devdutt Pattanaik on the stories they don't tell us

Mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik explores the stories that fall into the cracks between traditional notions of masculinity and femininity and discovers a treasure-trove of queerness in Hindu lore. #Hinduism #LGBT #Hindu mythology #Devdutt Pattanaik #GoodReads #Shikhandi #Mahabharat #Rajiv Malhotra #Wendy Doniger #Dina Nath Batra
Muzaffarnagar's new ghettos Muslims leave their homes, find safety in numbers

Aug 28, 2014

Muzaffarnagar's new ghettos Muslims leave their homes, find safety in numbers

These localities in Muzaffarnagar where Muslims are settling have neither water nor power, no sanitation nor any medical facilities. #Uttar Pradesh #Akhilesh Yadav #Communal violence #GoodReads #Muzaffarnagar #Western UP #Hindi-Muslim clashes
Will Modi's charisma suffice? Weak party, MPs, pose big challenge for popular leaders

Aug 21, 2014

Will Modi's charisma suffice? Weak party, MPs, pose big challenge for popular leaders

The image of Modi as a highly individualistic leader threatens both himself and his opposition, especially in the face of a tidal wave of expectations. #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #NDA #GoodReads #Lok Sabha elections #Assembly Elections 2014

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Modi's Mentors: Vasudevrao Talwalkar, the man who lived for RSS

Jan 23, 2014

Modi's Mentors: Vasudevrao Talwalkar, the man who lived for RSS

An entire generation of those whom Vasudevrao Talwalkar raised in the Sangh misses him today. And we, who were sheltered in the shadow of this gigantic tree, are forever indebted to him. #Narendra Modi #Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh #GoodReads #Sangh #Vasudevrao Talwalkar

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Modi's Mentors: Vasudevrao Talwalkar, the man who lived for RSS

Sep 18, 2014

Celtic twice in front but open Europa League campaign with Salzburg draw

Ronny Deila praised Craig Gordon after Celtics goalkeeper turned in a terrific performance in this draw in Austria. The 31-year-old was signed on a free transfer in the summer, after two years out of the game with injury, but Gordon has meant the Cel... #Craig Gordon #Celtic FC #Red Bull Salzburg #Fraser Forster #Southampton FC
Modi's Mentors: Vasudevrao Talwalkar, the man who lived for RSS

Sep 18, 2014

3 schoolchildren struck by vehicles while walking to Jacksonville school bus stops Tuesday and Wednesday remain hospitalized

A 15-year-old girl hit by a pickup Wednesday as she crossed Merrill Road on the way to a school bus stop remained in critical condition Thursday, while a brother and sister struck going to a school bus stop in a separate case Tuesday were in good con... #Craig Gordon #Celtic FC #Red Bull Salzburg #Fraser Forster #Southampton FC
Modi's Mentors: Vasudevrao Talwalkar, the man who lived for RSS

Sep 18, 2014

Should Ed Miliband have joined the army?

Alan Johnson reckons Labours leader would have benefited from military service. But not all of us are officer material Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, said Dr Johnson. Alan Johnson (no relation, I assume) agrees. Ed ... #Alan Johnson #Ed Miliband