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Tussle over BJP rally: Amit Shah should send Mamata-di a 'thank you' note

Nov 28, 2014

Tussle over BJP rally: Amit Shah should send Mamata-di a 'thank you' note

For a party with practically no organisation worth the name in West Bengal six months ago, the BJP is now rapidly emerging as the main opposition to Mamata Banerjee. For this, Amit Shah should send Mamata-di a thank you note #Mamata Banerjee #BJP #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Trinamool Congress #Kolkata #TMC #Amit Shah #Victoria Memorial #Amit Shah rally #Amit Shah's Kolkata Rally
Dear Tony Leung, please don't think all Indian women are like that DD anchor

Nov 28, 2014

Dear Tony Leung, please don't think all Indian women are like that DD anchor

While this woman is clearly not the brightest spark, my problem with her isn't her choice of question she posed to Tony Leung. #Bollywood #InMyOpinion #Hero #IFFI #Doordarshan #DD #Tony Leung #ChungKing Express #In the Mood for Love #Infernal Affairs #2046
Maa Saraswati in Bastar missionary schools: VHP plays the big bully

Nov 28, 2014

Maa Saraswati in Bastar missionary schools: VHP plays the big bully

VHP responding to misdeeds of some missionaries by trying to introduce Hindu symbols into a missionary school is a way of flexing muscle. #InMyOpinion #Chhattisgarh #Bastar #Christianity #VHP #Saraswati #Vishwa Hindu Parishad #Graham Staines #goddess #missionary schools #Maa Saraswari
Pakistani actor Veena Malik is the unlikely poster girl for freedom of expression

Nov 27, 2014

Pakistani actor Veena Malik is the unlikely poster girl for freedom of expression

Pakistani actress Veena Malik and her husband had been sentenced to 26 years in prison by an anti-terrorism court for telecasting a blasphemous programme. #ThatsJustWrong #Pakistan #InMyOpinion #Indian media #Bigg Boss #Blasphemy #Veena Malik #Geo TV #Freedom of Expression #Pakistani media #Pakistani actor #Pakistani TV
Summit to nowhere: SAARC won't take off as long as Pakistan is on board

Nov 27, 2014

Summit to nowhere: SAARC won't take off as long as Pakistan is on board

The SAARC summit now underway in Nepal will not deliver any major results because of Pakistan's decision to play spoilsport. No economic bloc can take off without key belligerents agreeing to a political deal before signing up. #World #India #Sri Lanka #Pakistan #Bangladesh #diplomacy #InMyOpinion #Nawaz Sharif #Sheikh Hasina #The Neighbourhood #MEA #External Affairs Ministry #Saarc Summit #SAARC #Pakistan PM #Syed Akbaruddin #India-Pakistan Ties #PM Narendra Modi #SAARC connectivity agreements
Why BCCI, ICC and Pepsi need to learn from FIFA-Coke developments

Nov 26, 2014

Why BCCI, ICC and Pepsi need to learn from FIFA-Coke developments

Pepsi and Coke have seen numerous eyeball to eyeball confrontations. This time, Pepsi needs to stare at BCCI and BCCI will have to blink. #IPL #Sports #India #Corruption #Cricket #football #InMyOpinion #Coca-Cola #FIFA #Sepp Blatter #N Srinivasan #Pepsi
Muslim clerics' use of Koran to counter ISIS is a double-edged sword

Nov 24, 2014

Muslim clerics' use of Koran to counter ISIS is a double-edged sword

Some 126 clerics and Islamic scholars have sent an open letter to ISIS chief al-Baghdadi and declaring his version of the Koran as wrong and that he will go to hell. But quoting scripture to defeat misinterpretations is not the way to go #Islam #InMyOpinion #Koran #christians #Muslim Clerics #ISIS #Yazidis #al-Baghdadi #Islamic Clerics' Open Letter #Scripture
Time to end the Bukhari dynasty: Passing on imamat is un-Islamic and undemocratic

Nov 21, 2014

Time to end the Bukhari dynasty: Passing on imamat is un-Islamic and undemocratic

There's no justification in this time and age for a feudal arrangement where masjids control is inherited by one family without any independent oversight. #Politics #India #Pakistan #Narendra Modi #Delhi #InMyOpinion #Nawaz Sharif #Syed Ahmed Bukhari #Jama Masjid #Bukharis
Lesson from Ranjit Sinha fiasco: CBI chief can't be chosen on seniority alone

Nov 21, 2014

Lesson from Ranjit Sinha fiasco: CBI chief can't be chosen on seniority alone

The most important question is whether Ranjit Sinha should continue to head the CBI until he retires on 2 December, writes former CBI chief RK Raghavan. #Supreme Court #CBI #InMyOpinion #2G Trial #Ranjit Sinha #Hawala scandal