Rape of the Law

Originally posted on sindhuspace:
Two rape cases in India made headlines this morning, one committed by an “underage” criminal and another by a senior citizen “spiritual guru”. In the first case, a teenager (six months short of turnign 18 years) found guilty of a brutal gang rape of a young woman on a Delhi bus last year was sentenced to three years in a reform facility, the maximum… Continue reading Rape of the Law

End-Game?

So, Asa Ram “jee” has not been arrested! The “godman” has also not presented himself to the police as he had been directed to. Not only that, now we have a senior police official saying the “saint” will first be questioned and then arrested, “if we think it is appropriate.” Wasn’t this expected? When the country’s Home Minister refers to him as “jee” in Parliament, … Continue reading End-Game?

Top View

Bahrain’s most-famous landmark, the Bahrain Financial Harbour towers,  photographed from another equally famous structure, the World Trade Centre, this evening. The view, which I saw for the first time, is a photographer’s delight at any time, especially at night. It presents a remarkable view of the Manama skyline as well as the busy King Faisal Highway, Bahrain’s lifeline and the centre of the country’s financial … Continue reading Top View

Param Pujya Sant Shri Asharamji? I doubt.

Originally posted on sindhuspace:
“Param Pujya Sant Shri Asharamji” is on a fast cum meditation in his ashram, while the policemen who are there to arrest him are waiting patiently for the “holy-man” to come out and surrender.  The allegation is that he sexually assaulted an underage devotee, even demanded a blow-job (!!!), according tot he victim. Can’t believe this is happening! How? Why? Can’t… Continue reading Param Pujya Sant Shri Asharamji? I doubt.