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India's open defecation crisis Why bring Manusmriti into this?

Jul 25, 2014

India's open defecation crisis Why bring Manusmriti into this?

The issue of open defecation is not a new point in any analysis of maternal and child health. What is wrong is reducing it all to the religious preferences of Hindus and Muslims. #ToTheContrary #Hindus #Muslims #Sanitation #open defecation #Child Survival rates #Manusmriti #Hadith
Salman Khan gives media a crash course on Journalism, promises towel dance

Jul 24, 2014

Salman Khan gives media a crash course on Journalism, promises towel dance

Despite these scandals, Salman Khan is one of Indias most adored superstars and in the eyes of his fans, the actor can do no wrong. #Bollywood #Salman Khan #ToTheContrary #Journalism #Entertainment #Acting #Kick
The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict Time for smokers to stop playing dumb

Jul 22, 2014

The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict Time for smokers to stop playing dumb

In this day and age it is impossible to say that someone who is smoking is unaware of the damage they are doing to their lungs. #Mamata Banerjee #ToTheContrary #Health #Cigarettes #Second hand smoke #Dr harsh Vardhan #tax on cigarettes #RJ Reynolds
TISS director rubbishes reports that Jairam Ramesh is replacing him

Jul 18, 2014

TISS director rubbishes reports that Jairam Ramesh is replacing him

These rumours began circulating after Jairam Ramesh was spotted at the TISS Campus two weeks ago for a private meeting. #ToTheContrary #Jairam Ramesh #Tata Institute of Social Sciences #TISS #TISS Director

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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
Better a voter selfie than an IPL update: At least it's inclusive

Apr 26, 2014

Better a voter selfie than an IPL update: At least it's inclusive

In that sense, a selfie of the inked finger is a mark of pride of having discharged a duty well. #Politics #Bollywood #India #ToTheContrary #IPL #football #Voters #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Voter Selfie

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Better a voter selfie than an IPL update: At least it's inclusive

Jul 21, 2014

Contrary to Briles, Oregon Dairy Queens don't know Bryce Petty

At Big 12 media days, Baylor coach Art Briles said you could go to a Dairy Queen in Salem, Oregon, and they'd know who Bryce Petty is. As it turns out, they don't... #Art Briles #Big 12 #Salem, OR
Better a voter selfie than an IPL update: At least it's inclusive

Jul 24, 2014

Ex-Chelsea star Frank Lampard signs with NYC FC, denies taunting Americans after 9/11

Frank Lampard arrived in New York with his marketable smile, his incredible soccer credentials and an attempt to clear his name. NYC FC’s latest star said Thursday that contrary to a 13-year-old report, he never drunkenly taunted Americans in the aft... #Art Briles #Big 12 #Salem, OR
Better a voter selfie than an IPL update: At least it's inclusive

Jul 24, 2014

Ex-Chelsea star Frank Lampard signs with NYC FC, denies taunting Americans after 9/11

Frank Lampard arrived in New York with his marketable smile, his incredible soccer credentials and an attempt to clear his name. NYC FC’s latest star said Thursday that contrary to a 13-year-old report, he never drunkenly taunted Americans in the aft... #Art Briles #Big 12 #Salem, OR
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