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Hounded by mullahs: A Muslim woman writer is forced to flee home

Apr 26, 2015

Hounded by mullahs: A Muslim woman writer is forced to flee home

What if Dalvi and Sayyid had been victims of Hindu fanatics? Im sure Muslims would have reacted with outrage. #OnOurMind #Hindutva #Charlie Hebdo #Sharmila Seyyid #Patrakar Sangh #Tamil Muslims
Modi govt must stick to its guns on land bill but should get basics right too

Apr 26, 2015

Modi govt must stick to its guns on land bill but should get basics right too

While the Modi government should stick to its guns on the land bill which will help to get some farmers off unproductive land and into gainful employment, it must also get the basics right. #OnOurMind #Rahul Gandhi #Arvind Kejriwal #Modi #AAP
RSS reveals secret to reducing crime and reforming convicts, and yes, it's to do with cows

Apr 24, 2015

RSS reveals secret to reducing crime and reforming convicts, and yes, it's to do with cows

When a criminal is convicted, we can simply sentence them to practice cow husbandry and make them drink the optimum number of glasses of milk a day to bring harmony to mind and body. #OnOurMind #India #Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh #RSS #Cows #Cow's milk #gaushalas #cow shelters
The forgotten JB Patnaik scandal and the hard lesson it carried for journalists

Apr 23, 2015

The forgotten JB Patnaik scandal and the hard lesson it carried for journalists

SNM Abdi's 1986 cover story in the Illustrated Weekly of India, "The strange escapades of JB Patnaik", was not about Patnaik being gay or straight. #OnOurMind #Odisha #Scandal #Pritish Nandy #JB Patnaik
Probably England's best bowler ever: Tearing down Anderson's achievement is ridiculous

Apr 18, 2015

Probably England's best bowler ever: Tearing down Anderson's achievement is ridiculous

There is a case for saying Anderson is Englands best bowler ever, certainly the best in the last 40 years. #Sports #OnOurMind #Cricket #England #James Anderson #Ian Botham #SportsTracker
Not just net neutrality: Trai's technology musings can kill innovation as well

Apr 17, 2015

Not just net neutrality: Trai's technology musings can kill innovation as well

One can only hope that the purportedly entrepreneur-friendly Narendra Modi government will dump the Trai's ideas at the earliest #facebook #OnOurMind #Internet #TRAI #startups #Internet.org #Net neutrality #Airtel Zero
From the archives: The pros and cons of making Sourav Ganguly coach

Apr 17, 2015

From the archives: The pros and cons of making Sourav Ganguly coach

Ganguly taught India how to fight once and he might be just the guy to teach a whole new generation how to do it again. #Sports #OnOurMind #BCCI #India #Cricket #Duncan Fletcher #India coach #Sourav Ganguly #Jagmohan Dalmiya
Burka Avenger kicks ass: Don't miss the most entertaining South Asian cartoon ever

Apr 16, 2015

Burka Avenger kicks ass: Don't miss the most entertaining South Asian cartoon ever

Burka Avenger is by far the most entertaining cartoon Ive seen in a long time and I cannot imagine what could possibly be better for South Asian kids than a female superhero who fights evil and promotes education and gender equality. Go on, watch it with your kids. Or by yourself. #OnOurMind #Subhash Chandra #Burka Avenger #Wonderwoman #Halwapur #Baba Bandook
Maoist attacks in Chhattisgarh: 6 things security forces are getting very wrong

Apr 13, 2015

Maoist attacks in Chhattisgarh: 6 things security forces are getting very wrong

The post-mortem of every encounter tells the story of either the failure of intelligence or a security force faulting on strategy or in following the standard operating procedure (SOP). #OnOurMind #India #Maoists #Police #CRPF #Naxals