I’ve deliberately maintained silence over the Kathua rape case to let the dust settle before making a few comments. This should take 7-10 minutes to read, so please do. I wrote about the state of women in India back in 2012 and not much has changed since then. First, let’s examine a few facts […]Read more "Kathua rape case and the need for systematic reform"
There is an air of despondency that is being created in the Indian main stream media (MSM) about the state of the country. Facts don’t seem to matter. Every morning, either on MSM or on the leftist social media, I wake up to read about all that is terribly wrong in India. And there is […]Read more "Insidious designs – Beef, lynchings, anti-Hindi protests, and Kashmir"
Though it is debatable whether the sort of fervor seen during US elections in India is justified, I have to admit that the US politicians put on some show during election season. By virtue of being ‘the most powerful person on earth’, it is natural for a lot of people around the world to follow […]Read more "Trump’s path to victory—and is it good for India?"
The state of Jammu and Kashmir was historically made up of many distinct areas viz. Jammu region, the Kashmir valley, the Zanskar region, the Gilgit-Baltistan region, and Ladakh. Most of the Gilgit region and a part of the Kashmir valley are occupied by Pakistan. You can read about the history of Kashmir, and how it […]Read more "Vale of Kashmir – April 12 to 22, 2010."