Diwali is near. While I was waiting for the ‘Green-Diwali‘campaign from the usual suspects and the #SayNoToCrackers brigade to teach us how to celebrate our age-old festivals, in yet another colossal judicial overreach, Supreme Court has banned the sale of firecrackers in Delhi till Diwali this year. The Supreme Court says that ban on firecrackers in Delhi … Continue reading The hypocrisy of “Happy Diwali BUT No Fireworks” !
Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, feted by politicians, the Church and the world's media, Mother Teresa was born in what is called Yugoslavia/Bosnia in 1910. Born to albanian parents, she was at that time known as Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. Mother Teresa came from a very rich family – at least by the standards of her … Continue reading Nobel Laureate Mother Teresa – Debunking the myth !!
A disciple of Mohandas Gandhi and leader of India's independence movement, Jayaprakash Narayan remained a rebel in his native land until the end of his life. Jayaprakash Narayan was a freedom fighter and political leader of India popularly called JP. Narayan played a pivotal role in the Quit India movement and is remembered for spearheading … Continue reading Jai Prakash Narayan – The King of the Hearts of the youth
Vishal bhardwaj excels at painting dark, sinister pictures that weave a psychological mish mash around you, a slow but potent hypnosis that tweaks perceptions of reality. And in 'Haider', the objective is to seduce you to believe that nazi-esque Indian Army is the monster depriving kashmiri muslims of aazadi. Militancy is glorified as the last … Continue reading Haider ! ………..nothing but a plain “CHUTZPAH” !!
Lal Bahadur Shastri was the second Prime Minister of India. Though, diminutive in physical stature he was a man of great courage and will. He successfully led our country during the 1965 war with Pakistan. To mobilize the support of country during the war, he coined the slogan of "Jai Jawan Jai Kisan". Lal Bahadur … Continue reading Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan !! Remembering Lal Bahadur Shastri