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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
Modi's mandate is larger than you think: more like 40%

May 23, 2014

Modi's mandate is larger than you think: more like 40%

The BJP's vote share of 31 percent looks small, but if you consider that the party contested only 428 seats, its actual vote share is much higher - 40 percent. This is actually an unprecedented mandate in post-Rajiv India. #ToTheContrary #BJP #Mandate 2014 #NDA #Elections 2014 #Lok Sabha elections #Election results 2014 #Modi's Vote Share #BJP's Victory #BJP's Vote Share #ElectionResults2014 #PM Narendra Modi
Don't count those chickens, 16 May could surprise us

May 13, 2014

Don't count those chickens, 16 May could surprise us

The exit polls all clearly predict an NDA government. But they differ so strongly on how parties will perform in various states, that 16 May is really the only thing that will get it right. #ToTheContrary #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Exit polls #polls #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Lok Sabha polls 2014 #Election 2014 #Exit polls 2014 #16 May #2014 Election results #Elections 2014 Results #Exit polls India #2014 Exit Polls
Everyone loves a Modi riot; but there have been none in four years

Apr 07, 2014

Everyone loves a Modi riot; but there have been none in four years

Considering the statistics from MHA, communal riots are waning in the country. If the true test is the number of people who died, then we can't claim that Gujarat has seen instances of communal tensions #India #ToTheContrary #Gujarat #Narendra Modi #Gujarat Riots #2002 Godhra riots #Communal tensions #polarisation
No Mars, Venus: Men, women have same brain, argues neuroscientist

Mar 11, 2014

No Mars, Venus: Men, women have same brain, argues neuroscientist

Neuroscientist Prof Gina Rippon, of Aston University, Birmingham has reminded the world that men and women's brains aren't really different. #ToTheContrary #Technology #neuroscientists #female #Male #Brains #Gender Differences
Is Modi's closest rival Hazare? 5 things wrong with Pew survey

Feb 27, 2014

Is Modi's closest rival Hazare? 5 things wrong with Pew survey

However, a closer look at the poll reveals a number of strange anomalies that raise questions about the survey results. #Anna Hazare #Politics #India #ToTheContrary #Tamil Nadu #Gujarat #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Arvind Kejriwal #Pew opinion poll
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