Holy Cow!

Originally posted on sindhuspace:
Can it be happening? India is outraged by a documentary showing a tragedy called?women of India. Face it. It’s a FACT. Don’t understand how?exposing gender inequality in India will harm my country! And dear women, what are you protesting against, your self interest? And all this before the film is even…

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Learn to be Indian first

  This clip was shared on Facebook a few days ago. And it certainly is food for thought. The ongoing Indian elections (thankfully, it will be all over in a few days) have taken a toll on life, and politics, in our great nation. The sad part is that we, from the world’s greatest democracy,…

The Huddle

This is a very familiar sight in the old parts of Bahrain, particularly in Muharraq. Scores of men gather in small groups to discuss the weather, politics, sports and almost anything under the sun as they sit over endless cups of tea and Arabic coffee. The icing on the cake , however, is their extremely…

Anna, pal, you are the joke

My non-Indian followers please excuse. And those who are not familiar with Indian politics also excuse. But I have to write this because I am so disgusted with the turn politics threatens to take in India and I promise this is one-off. What the hell is this guy Anna Hazare up to? What’s his problem,…

Raw politics

Onion prices have skyrocketed in India, just before several states go to the polls in the next few weeks. This has happened just as Indians also prepare themselves for perhaps the most hotly contested elections to Parliament in the next few months. And while people suffer and literally cry themselves hoarse, politicians are doing what…

Theatre of the Absurd

So today, former Bihar chief minister Laloo Prasad Yadav (who was once invited for a guest lecture at Harward, while he was the union railway minister) has gone to jail. Something we did not expect, 17 years after he was known to be involved in a $310 million fodder scam. Great news! Mr Sreenavasan has…

Poll-arised!

The debate rages on in Indian politics. Modi or not, that is the question. And this question has no clear answer. Unfortunately, the “frontrunner” in elections to Parliament around eight months away, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has no clear “winner” in its ranks. The choice, unfortunately, has fallen on Modi, who is seen as…