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When time is stretchable What CBI's latest failure in Badaun gangrape shows

Jul 21, 2014

When time is stretchable What CBI's latest failure in Badaun gangrape shows

If anything could tell us about how we as a country have utter disregard for time, then it is from the inundation of the graves of the two Badaun girls. #NewsTracker #CBI #InMyOpinion #Ganga #OnlyInIndia #Rape #Badaun #CBI investigation #Badaun gang rape case #Badaun gang-rape victims #Badaun rape victims
Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 09, 2014

Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

One does not expect breast-beating reportage, but we are entitled to know if farmers bought their seeds even as they tried tilling their lands anticipating the monsoon #India #Media #MediaCrit #farmers #Drought #Palakkad #Rural farmland
'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #India #Civil society #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #NGOs #Greenpeace #IB #Blogs #IB Report #NGO funds #leaked report #comment
'Govt scrutinising NGOs defeats its very purpose'

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt scrutinising NGOs defeats its very purpose'

NGOs are people organised together to take a stand and propagate their views. One may agree or disagree with their views but that is part of the overall discourse, writes ank123 in reply to an article on Firstpost. #India #Intelligence Bureau #NGOs #Firstpost Community
Beas river: Drowned engineering students are not the only tragedy

Jun 10, 2014

Beas river: Drowned engineering students are not the only tragedy

Demand-driven power generation leads to drastic hourly fluctuations in water levels in most rivers. At risk are the lives and livelihood of thousands and the riverine ecology. #India #NewsTracker #Himachal Pradesh #Beas River #larji dam #Manali Dam
Four defeats and four lessons for Chennai Super Kings

May 21, 2014

Four defeats and four lessons for Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings have stuttered in the final stages of the league, losing there of their last four matches. #Sports #India #Cricket #Kolkata Knight Riders #Chennai Super Kings #MS Dhoni #R Ashwin #Fielding #Mohit Sharma #IPL 7 #IPL 2014
IPL 2014: Delhi Daredevils don't seem to learn from their mistakes

May 14, 2014

IPL 2014: Delhi Daredevils don't seem to learn from their mistakes

JP Duminy and Kedhar Jadhav deserve all the accolades for putting up good performances when the chips are down and the team lacks motivation. #Sports #India #Cricket #Delhi Daredevils #JP Duminy #Kedar Jadhav #IPL 7 #IPL 2014
Tradition be damned: President Pranab should vote this election

May 10, 2014

Tradition be damned: President Pranab should vote this election

This idea of not voting to be neutral is a claim to false neutrality. If it were to ensure that he was not accused of taking sides in government formation when no party of no pre-poll alliance won a majority, it appear a logic stretched too far #India #ToTheContrary #Pranab Mukherjee #Congress #BJP #Democracy #President #Rashtrapati Bhavan #Lok Sabha elections 2014