Verdict: There is definitely an unhealthy hardening of attitudes. The criticism of Hirani and Amir Khan is fair to some extent, but asking for a ban is absolutely stupid. In my opinion, no Film, Book, Painting .. or any other form of expression should ever be banned. This movie to me was a let down … Continue reading PK: A missed attempt on many fronts.
In his recent blog titled "It’s not moderate Muslims’ fault" on Times of India, celebrity writer Chetan Bhagat tried defending the indefensible. Though I am an admirer of both his wit and clarity of thought, surprisingly this time I found his comprehension of the subject totally misplaced. I have noticed, in the celebration of being a … Continue reading Why Chetan Bhagat’s comprehension on “It’s not moderate Muslims’ fault” is misplaced !!
The man whom India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru prophesied to become the Prime Minister of India one day, the man whom the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called the "Bhishma Pitamah of Indian Politics," the man who led an Indian delegation to the United Nations for a discussion on the Kashmir issue despite being … Continue reading Atal Bihari Bajpayee – Patriot, Orator, Poet, PM and a Rare Statesman !!
Thirty-five years since the notorious Bhopal Gas Leak Tragedy, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in the world, yet, it did not leave any significant imprint on our national memory. The disconnect is such that it doesn’t even have a proper memorial. This tragedy has the misfortune of being dubbed as just one city’s grievance. … Continue reading Bhopal Gas Leak Tragedy – A nation that forgot its own.
Ignorant Geniuses of Congress & AAP: Ever ignorant Sanjay Jha, Ajay Maken of Congress and other geniuses of AAP said Narendra Modi promised Rs 15 lakhs would be deposited in accounts of ALL Indians when black money recovered. What Mr Modi actually said: " *if* all money is brought back & *if* it's distributed among poor, each … Continue reading BJP’s promise of 15 Lakh and the sinister distortion!