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England vs India Why Indian cricket fans have every right to be angry

Aug 19, 2014

England vs India Why Indian cricket fans have every right to be angry

Indians cricketers shouldn't expect India cricket fans to only worship their heroes. Being torn down is the opposite side of the same coin. #Sports #India #Cricket #InMyOpinion #England #MS Dhoni #India in England 2014
High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Aug 08, 2014

High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Politicians, and more often their followers, put them up either to proclaim their own or their leaders birthdays or appointments either in government or to some nominal post within the partys borough branch itself. They curry favour with leaders, thanking them for support. #Congress #InMyOpinion #Shiv Sena #Bombay High Court #Election Commission of India #Maharashtra Navnirman Sena #Illegal hoardings #civic bodies
Activist athletes like Moeen Ali need to be praised, not silenced

Aug 06, 2014

Activist athletes like Moeen Ali need to be praised, not silenced

Sports needs more athletes like Moeen Ali, who took a stand on the Israel - Palestine conflict. #Sports #India #Cricket #InMyOpinion #England #James Anderson #Ravindra Jadeja #Activism #Gaza #Moeen Ali
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
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
Insecure Indians The Maria Sharapova haters should just grow up

Jul 06, 2014

Insecure Indians The Maria Sharapova haters should just grow up

On 2 July in a press conference, Maria Sharapova, five times a Grand Slam winner, admitted she had no idea who Tendulkar was. #Sports #Tennis #Cricket #Twitter #Sachin Tendulkar #InMyOpinion #Trolls #Maria Sharpova
'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
Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Feb 27, 2014

Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Will no one be able to question conventional wisdom about history, politics and mythology? Will no one be able to expose the wrong-doings of politicians and corporate leaders? #Internet #InMyOpinion #Penguin #research #Academia #Freedom of Expression #Right wing group #religious sentiments #Wendy Doniger #The Hindus: An Alternative History
Don't believe Rahul, here's why the Whistleblower Bill won't matter

Feb 20, 2014

Don't believe Rahul, here's why the Whistleblower Bill won't matter

The fustian charade of anti-corruption stands exposed even as the political class pussyfoots around a severely faulty bill. #Corruption #UPA #Congress #InMyOpinion #Rahul Gandhi #Accountability #Whistleblowers Protection Bill #Satyendra Dubey