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Gujarat police's 'General Dyer' moment: Did they act against govt wishes during Patel agitation?

Aug 31, 2015

Gujarat police's 'General Dyer' moment: Did they act against govt wishes during Patel agitation?

The talk in the drawing rooms and on the streets in Gujarat is this: who ordered Ahmedabad cops to act against the Patels demanding reservation on 25 August? #Gujarat #InMyOpinion #Ahmedabad #Gujarat High Court #Gujarat Police #Anandiben Patel #Hardik Patel #OBC status #Sheena Bora #Patel agitation
Why I danced when I found out Delhi's Aurangzeb Road was being renamed after APJ Abdul Kalam

Aug 31, 2015

Why I danced when I found out Delhi's Aurangzeb Road was being renamed after APJ Abdul Kalam

As an Indian Muslim born in Pakistan, I first visited India in 2013 and was shocked to see the name Aurangzeb adorn one of the most majestic streets of Indias capital. #India #Pakistan #Islam #Delhi #InMyOpinion #Muslim #APJ Abdul Kalam #Aurangzeb
Manchester United is the most boring team in the Premier League

Aug 31, 2015

Manchester United is the most boring team in the Premier League

If United were boring and winning, Van Gaal could be excused. But they look boring and incredibly inefficient -- and that is the worst possible combination. #Premier League #InMyOpinion #Manchester United #KickingAround #Wayne Rooney #Swansea #Louis van Gaal #Man United #MUFC #LVG #SWAMUN
Land bill defeat shows that Modi now needs to lead from the front

Aug 31, 2015

Land bill defeat shows that Modi now needs to lead from the front

Even the ablest leader needs competent generals to win a war. Narendra Modi's cabinet needs better talent - especially in finance, the most crucial portfolio #Sonia Gandhi #InMyOpinion #Arun Jaitley #Reforms #Modi #Land Bill #Modi Cabinet #Land Ordinance
Land ordinance to lapse: PM Modi's promise of jobs, Make in India to be hit

Aug 31, 2015

Land ordinance to lapse: PM Modi's promise of jobs, Make in India to be hit

A Land Acquisition Act which discourages land acquisition cannot be of much help to an economy which needs to create jobs for 13 million individuals entering the work force every year. #Economy #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Land Acquisition Act #Arvind Panagariya #manufacturing sector #Land Bill #rural infrastructure #Niti Aayog
Serena Williams' greatest achievement is changing the narrative around women's sports

Aug 31, 2015

Serena Williams' greatest achievement is changing the narrative around women's sports

Serenas greatest achievement is that she is singlehandedly ensuring that the world respects and reveres female athleticism as much as male. #Sports #Tennis #Serena Williams #InMyOpinion #US Open #Flushing Meadows #Women's Tennis #US Open 2015
Pak NSA Sartaj Aziz's nuclear threat to India is a leaf from non-state actors abuse manual

Aug 29, 2015

Pak NSA Sartaj Aziz's nuclear threat to India is a leaf from non-state actors abuse manual

Pakistan rulers have been, for years, nurturing their terror establishment with the sole objective of bleeding India with a thousand cuts. #India #Al-Qaeda #Pakistan #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Balochistan #Hafiz Saeed #Pakistani Taliban #Sartaj Aziz #Nuclear arsenal #Harpoon
Violence after Patel rally: Not just in Gujarat, cops across India need training on mob management

Aug 28, 2015

Violence after Patel rally: Not just in Gujarat, cops across India need training on mob management

Visuals of policemen going berserk in Ahmedabad following the massive rally by Patels once again caused concern about the states inability to deal with the law and order situation in a professional manner. #Gujarat #InMyOpinion #Police #Violence #Gujarat Police #Constable #Mob #cops #training #Patel #Patel Rally
A great leap backwards: Patel agitation is making reservations a zero-sum game

Aug 28, 2015

A great leap backwards: Patel agitation is making reservations a zero-sum game

There is a need to now make a larger point about extending mindless reservations. It should be obvious to any politician with some good sense that what is unarticulated may actually represent a majority opinion in society rather than the vocal demands of a powerful section. #Gandhi #Gujarat #BJP #InMyOpinion #OBC #Patels #Hardik Patel #Patidar Patels