No shortage of hypocrites in God’s own country!

Bishop of Jalandhar, Franco Mulakkal, who has been accused by a nun from Kerala of raping her on multiple occasions between 2014 and 2016, has also been accused by at least three other nuns who claim that he took advantage of his position within the diocese and approached them with malicious intentions. An investigation is … Continue reading No shortage of hypocrites in God’s own country!

The Victimhood Narrative around Natural Calamity – The Kerala Style

The devastating Kerala floods that led to the deaths of over 350 people and the displacement of over 3 lakh others.  As the operations to rescue those stranded in rain-ravaged areas near completion, the focus has shifted on cleaning and rehabilitation. The Army, Navy and Air Force are continuing concerted efforts to help the state … Continue reading The Victimhood Narrative around Natural Calamity – The Kerala Style

Remembering Rajiv Gandhi – Was he the worst PM of India?

Today is the twenty-seventh death anniversary of former Prime Minister of India, Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi. The majority of those who would read this would have shed a tear for Rajiv Gandhi in 1991, on this day. “If Central government releases one rupee for the poor, only 10 paisa reaches them.” - This tells about … Continue reading Remembering Rajiv Gandhi – Was he the worst PM of India?

Loyal Descendants – Part 1

There is a mind-boggling web of interconnectedness that relates one journalist-historian-writer-politician-bureaucrat with another journalist-historian-writer-politician-bureaucrat. Almost every high-profile person in the Congress-Communist establishment related to each other whether it is in politics or bureaucracy or journalism. Recent books by Kuldip Nayar, Tavleen Singh, and Sanjaya Baru also tells the same. Here is one set of sample: … Continue reading Loyal Descendants – Part 1