You are here:
InMyOpinion
#

InMyOpinion

Get Alerts

Articles

View all

Rajiv's killers NDA move may bring sanity to the death penalty debate

Jul 25, 2014

Rajiv's killers NDA move may bring sanity to the death penalty debate

The NDA Solicitor-General has asked a five-judge Supreme Court bench how the families of the other victims in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination can be left out of the consultation process for the release of convicts. It is the right question to ask #Ajmal Kasab #InMyOpinion #Afzal Guru #solicitor general #Rajiv Killers #Death Penalty #Rajiv Gandhi assassination #Balwant Singh Rajaona #Nalini #Rajiv's killers
Universal access vital to protect people from vulnerability UN Report

Jul 25, 2014

Universal access vital to protect people from vulnerability UN Report

India seriously needs to pay attention. Universal access is not populism as some hawks say, but is a holistic approach that is unavoidable if its serious of the welfare of its people. #India #Development #InMyOpinion #Human Development Index #Populism #Universal healthcare #welfare state #Universal Access #UN development report
Prithviraj Chavan writes for Firstpost Committed to improving child healthcare

Jul 25, 2014

Prithviraj Chavan writes for Firstpost Committed to improving child healthcare

There is no leadership without accountability for nutrition. Maharashtra has shown the way to the rest of the country. Other states are looking to replicate Maharashtra's nutrition mission, writes Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan. #InMyOpinion #Prithviraj Chavan #Maharashtra #Unicef #Nutrition policy #Lancet
Gaza crisis Modi govt's UNHRC vote against Israel must be lauded

Jul 25, 2014

Gaza crisis Modi govt's UNHRC vote against Israel must be lauded

India has condemned Israel for "disproportionate use of force" and called for an international commission of inquiry to investigate all violations of international humanitarian law. #India #US #Israel #InMyOpinion #UN #Palestine #resolution #Gaza #Israel-Gaza crisis #voting against Israel
Eyeless in Gaza, clueless in India Why we shouldn't care

Jul 24, 2014

Eyeless in Gaza, clueless in India Why we shouldn't care

The Palestinians are the the world's uniquely downtrodden people, nor does India have any stake in the Israel-Gaza conflict. There is no reason for us to try and pander to the local outrage-mongers #India #Congress #Hamas #Israel #InMyOpinion #parliament #Foreign policy #West Asia #UNHRC #Gaza #Kashmiris #Gaza Crisis #Israel-Gaza crisis #Arabs

BLOG POSTS

View all

Thane Don't believe glossy real estate ads, this city is no escape from Mumbai

Jul 30, 2014

Thane Don't believe glossy real estate ads, this city is no escape from Mumbai

Thane suffers from a highly politicised municipal governance that is ineffective -- its green cover claims are dubious, it has no idea how to deal with the fastest growing population and its infrastructure is crumbling. #Thane #InMyOpinion #Mumbai #Infrastructure #Governance #realty #stray dogs #Transport #Real estate prices #Trees #Green Cover #Mumbai Metropolitan Region
Forget good rains, Mumbai doesn't deserve even a normal monsoon

Jul 28, 2014

Forget good rains, Mumbai doesn't deserve even a normal monsoon

There is no other way of overcoming the administrative ills. Just change the factors that expose the inadequacies and believe all is well. #InMyOpinion #Mumbai #BMC #MCGM #water problems #rainfall #Rainfall preparedness