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Devyani case: Four questions Preet Bharara must answer

Dec 19, 2013

Devyani case: Four questions Preet Bharara must answer

Reminding the Attorney that Devyani Khobargade is a Dy Consul General of Indian Consulate and as per her assertions she was handcuffed and strip-searched to such a ludicrous extreme as probing her cavities, I ask the attorney to clarify on the following: #HowThisWorks #India #Prabhu Dayal #Preet Bharara #Sushilkumar Shinde #New York #Labour laws #nanny #Devyani Khobragade #Underpaid labour #US Consular staff
Why is the worker in Devyani Khobragade case being unfairly villainised?

Dec 18, 2013

Why is the worker in Devyani Khobragade case being unfairly villainised?

As an American citizen I find it deplorable that the worker, Mrs Richard, has been cast as a criminal for merely demanding the wages due her by US law. #Employment #USA #Labour laws #Devyani Khobragade #Mathew Brinkley #wage laws #unfair treatment
Why you are seeing Dubai property ads in Indian media

Jul 19, 2013

Why you are seeing Dubai property ads in Indian media

The US or the UK are doubtlessly closest to the hearts of most Indians hoping to buy property abroad. However, when these are out of reach, Dubai is definitely among the most preferred among realistic property investment destinations for Indians. #HowThisWorks #India #US #Dubai #property #UK #Citizenship #Real estate #Property investments #Land laws
With our flawed justice system, how can you blame Italian marines?

Mar 17, 2013

With our flawed justice system, how can you blame Italian marines?

Our record of enforcing the law and upholding it, is poor and a humiliating and a very public demonstration of it is on view every other day. We have all of us seen police do unlawful things like thrashing offenders, even children, rather than proceed per law. #Italian Marines #OnOurMinds #Indian law #Ram Singh #Indian Justice Sysytem
How India's focus on welfare is damaging law and order

Dec 25, 2012

How India's focus on welfare is damaging law and order

India's politicians focus on doling out freebies, which benefits a few, because this is where their votes lie. They should focus on public goods, including safety and law and order, which benefits all #Welfare #Delhi gangrape #Law & Order
Trivedi to Kayani: Why legal action will take free society forward

Sep 16, 2012

Trivedi to Kayani: Why legal action will take free society forward

Continued and aggressive legal action in support of freedom is the right way forward for us. #InMyOpinion #sedition law #National symbols of India #Aseem Trivedi
India has a long legal history of religious tolerance

Aug 26, 2012

India has a long legal history of religious tolerance

There are not many cases reported of blasphemy in India. In my years as a sessions court reporter in the 1990s, I came across none, and most of the case studies in legal volumes refer to events 50 years or more ago. #DMK #Pakistan #PoliticsDecoder #AIADMK #J Jayalalitha #Blasphemy laws
Will Julian Assange ever consider the consequences of his actions?

May 30, 2012

Will Julian Assange ever consider the consequences of his actions?

The 40-year-old is accused of raping one woman and "sexually molesting and coercing" another in Stockholm almost two years ago. #OnOurMind #Wikileaks #Julian Assange #Law/Crime
Mumbais struggle with old booze laws and moral policing

May 24, 2012

Mumbais struggle with old booze laws and moral policing

The permit is a sad carryover from the days of Prohibition when the likes of Morarjee Desai decided what is good for the public. #OnOurMind #Mumbai #Maharashtra #law enforcement departments