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India 'complaining' of US spying won't help: It should protect itself instead

Jul 02, 2014

India 'complaining' of US spying won't help: It should protect itself instead

We need to ask ourselves: what are spy agencies like NSA supposed to do apart from spying? #ToTheContrary #Congress #BJP #Cyber spying #NSA #US Snooping on BJP #Uncle Sam
Don't blame Greenpeace for UPA's sins: What the IB report really says

Jun 18, 2014

Don't blame Greenpeace for UPA's sins: What the IB report really says

If one looks closely at the numbers presented by the Intelligence Bureau, they appear more like an indictment of the UPA government, rather than that of NGOs like Greenpeace. #India #ToTheContrary #GDP #UPA #BJP #Power #electricity #NGO #Greenpeace #Power Projects #Coal power
Shock bras, mobile apps: Why technology can't stop sexual violence

Jun 02, 2014

Shock bras, mobile apps: Why technology can't stop sexual violence

In light of this case, it is right to examine, if indeed technology can offer women safety from sexual assaults. #ToTheContrary #Crimes against women #Delhi gangrape case #Gangrape case #Badaun gangrape case #V With U App #Anti-rape underwear
Muslims are not a minority: Najma's right, timing is wrong

May 29, 2014

Muslims are not a minority: Najma's right, timing is wrong

In a country of such huge diversities, to treat 180 million Muslims are minorities rather than just citizens is pointless. The Indian concept of the minority is partly fictional and serves only a political purpose. #India #ToTheContrary #BJP #Narendra Modi #minorities #Hindus #Muslims #Secularism #Modi government #Minorityism #Najma Heptulla
Did bad politics do UPA in or bad economics? Or both?

May 24, 2014

Did bad politics do UPA in or bad economics? Or both?

UPA and Congress' debacle in this election has been blamed on the miserable economic growth rate post 2011 by many observers and journalists in India. #India #ToTheContrary #Manmohan Singh #UPA #Congress #Lok Sabha Election Results 2014

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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 02, 2014

Iraqi Premier Places Unity Second to Fighting ISIS

Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki said defeating extremist Sunni groups was more urgent than bridging Iraq’s political divides, contrary to the urging of the United States and others... #Iraq #Nouri al-Maliki
Better a voter selfie than an IPL update: At least it's inclusive

Jul 02, 2014

Iraqi Premier Places Unity Second to Fighting ISIS

Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki said defeating extremist Sunni groups was more urgent than bridging Iraq’s political divides, contrary to the urging of the United States and others... #Iraq #Nouri al-Maliki
Better a voter selfie than an IPL update: At least it's inclusive

Jul 01, 2014

Supreme Court decision a win for religious freedom: Catholic Voices USA director

The Supreme Court delivered an important victory for religious freedom Monday. Contrary to much of the hype about women’s rights being endangered, Americans of every political stripe, of every religious faith, and nonbelievers can celebrate it. The q... #Iraq #Nouri al-Maliki