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By-poll results Sorry, Akhilesh, SP's victory is not a win for secularism

Sep 16, 2014

By-poll results Sorry, Akhilesh, SP's victory is not a win for secularism

The by-poll assembly results in Uttar Pradesh have given the Samajwadi Party ample reason to celebrate at the expense of the BJP. The SP won nine of the 11 seats that went to polls, with the BJP only managing to hold on to two. #S&P #Mayawati #InMyOpinion #Samajwadi Party #BSP #Akhilesh Yadav #Secularism #Akhilesh #Communal
Dear Manmohanji, your silence means an admission of guilt

Sep 13, 2014

Dear Manmohanji, your silence means an admission of guilt

Now that Manmohan Singh is no longer the PM, he needs to show transparency and forthrightness in his reaction to all that is being said about him. #Politics #2G scam #Sonia Gandhi #Manmohan Singh #UPA #CAG #Prime Minister #Congress #InMyOpinion #CWG Scam #Vinod Rai #Coalgate #Sanjaya Baru #PC Parakh #Not Just An Accountant
The Forest Rights Act needs to go Tribals aren't part of a tiger reserve

Sep 12, 2014

The Forest Rights Act needs to go Tribals aren't part of a tiger reserve

The Forest Rights Act is a needless piece of misguided legislation intended to protect tribals, but it actually retards development and investment in the states that need them the most #Development #InMyOpinion #Vedanta #Forest Rights Act #Land acquisition #Modi government #Forest Rights act (2006) #Tribal Right #ST population
Transgenders aren't OBC But that doesn't let the govt off the hook

Sep 11, 2014

Transgenders aren't OBC But that doesn't let the govt off the hook

In April, the court had recognized transgender as a third gender and told the government they were entitled to reservations like OBCs. #InMyOpinion #Gay #Government #OBC #Gender equality #Section 377 #Gender identity #Lesbians #transgenders #LGBT community
Modi's lopsided cabinet Jaitley needs to let go of either finance or defence

Sep 11, 2014

Modi's lopsided cabinet Jaitley needs to let go of either finance or defence

The weakness of the Modi government is too many important portfolios is too few hands. A start should be made by divesting Arun Jaitley of the defence ministry, followed up by a full-fledged cabinet expansion #Energy #Defence #sushma swaraj #finance ministry #Nitin Gadkari #InMyOpinion #Arun Jaitley #Rajnath Singh #Law Ministry #IB #Jaitley #Cabinet expansion #Modi Cabinet

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Mixing religion and politics Will cops crack down on misuse of Ganpati fest?

Sep 03, 2014

Mixing religion and politics Will cops crack down on misuse of Ganpati fest?

The Thane police have issued notices to Ganpati mandals saying mandals are religious places and should not be used for politicking. #InMyOpinion #Mumbai #Maharashtra #Ganesha #Ganpati #Lokmanya Tilak #Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2014 #Ganpati mandals
Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

Aug 29, 2014

Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

This is not a country that produces self taught leaders or intellectuals with the mental toughness and self confidence to say they are self educated. #InMyOpinion #Education #Yale University #Smriti Irani #Ministry of Human Resource Development #Credentials

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Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

Sep 15, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: 'Judge Blockhead' overheard by juror trashing trial

A Brooklyn judge had to eat his words after a juror overheard him trash a discrimination case as a 'stupid little trial,' the Daily News has learned. Federal Judge Frederic Block, notorious for shooting from the lip, was offering his opinion to anoth...
Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

Sep 13, 2014

Opinion: A Monet of One’s Own

We can fall in love with works of art, just as we fall in love with songs...
Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

Sep 12, 2014

Google acquires online survey specialist Polar

Google has acquired Polar, a company that specializes in online polls that allows its customers to get “instant opinions on anything.” The deal was announced on Polar’s website and Dave Bresbis, vice president of engineering for Google+, welcomed the... #Google Inc. #Apple, Inc. #Yosemite National Park