Sunday, October 17, 2021

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‘Ye Diwali Jawano Ke Naam’ – a social media campaign

A novel campaign to pay tribute to our soldiers

India improves ranking in Global Gender Gap report of World Economic Forum

Report says that India has done very well by making key investments in women’s education.

Uttar Pradesh assembly elections: the story so far…

A summary of major political developments that have taken place in the pollbound state.

Why India is disappointed with the Ease of Doing Business rankings

A journey well started, but a long road ahead. Analysis of the World Bank's report.

Poster boys of Congress: some awesome posters created by Allahabad party workers

Hilarious posters created by Congress workers Haseeb Ahmad and Shreesh Chandra Dubey.

Devendra Fadnavis: Party or Broker? Decoding Maha CM’s move in ADHM ‘deal’

Devendra Fadnavis facilitating a deal between Raj Thackeray and Karan Johar has to do with local politics.

3 retweets by Kejriwal within a day that made a fool out of himself

Arvind Kejriwal retweeted three tweets aimed at Modi, but they pointed fingers back at himself.

Troll CM Kejriwal finally meets his match on Twitter, runs away from Debate challenge

Kejriwal trolled into embarrassment by Capt Amarinder Singh of Congress

Man goes to Madarsa to understand Muslim viewpoint, is accused of interference

Or was he targeted because he found out a wily campaign by the AIMPLB to retain the triple talaq practice?

Bihar students blast media for focusing only on caste in school beating case

Students fear that their careers are at risk due to excessive political and media focus on their school.

The curious case of Barkha Dutt and Shekhar Gupta’s joint venture

Has Barkha Dutt left or been removed from a company she founded with Shekhar Gupta?

Varun Gandhi’s alleged Honey-trap, Karma and the UP elections

Sexually explicit pictures of Varun Gandhi with a woman are doing the rounds on WhatsApp.

Is someone at JNU planning Rohith Vemula part 2?

A sinister game is at play on our educational campuses, and it's taking lives.

Tolerance vs Mutual respect – How India should treat its immigration policy

India plans to grant citizenship to persecuted minorities in neighbouring countries, and some think it's 'communal'.

Goa Elections Part 2: A look at the opposition and the probable outcome

A look at BJP's opposition and summing it up

Good news! Now you can see tweets of a person who has blocked you

A Chrome browser allows logged in Twitter users to see tweets of a person who had blocked the user.

When Bengal burned, media closed its eyes, apparently to ‘maintain peace’

There were incidents of communal violence in West Bengal, but media choose to black out the news.

Brouhaha over nothing: Why security cover to Arnab is justified

There is logical as well as legal basis for providing security cover to Arnab Goswami.

Goa Elections Part 1: Analysing BJP’s prospects

A bird's eye view of BJP and its position in Goa.

Trolls and journalists make light of terror threat to Arnab Goswami

Jealous journalists and trolls of political parties showed no concern for terror threat that Arnab Goswami reportedly faces.

Bollywood, Patriotism, and ‘BTW, Bharat Mata Ki Jai’

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri shares three experiences related to some recent incidents that left him thinking.

Anurag Kashyap gets slammed for furthering false anti-Modi narrative on social media

Kashyap's brain-fade on was slammed all over social media

Man thrown out by Arnab was a radical ex-ACP accused of sheltering rioters

It is shocking how our legal system could have such a man

The Hindu blames Hindu groups only for a conference stopped by various groups

A conference of ‘atheists’ was opposed by various political & religious groups, but The Hindu highlighted only ‘Hindutva’.

Talk about Dalits, reach out to Modi haters, use Media – Pakistan’s new Kashmir policy

Pakistan is now openly calling to ally with Modi haters in India to weaken India on international front.

This is why bodies like Muslim Personal Law Board oppose Uniform Civil Code

Uniform Civil Code takes away the rights of religious bodies, but not of religious people.

The problem with ‘reforms must come from within among minorities’ argument

Many commentators put forward this argument when asked about issues like Uniform Civil Code. This is risky.

Man who spread fake story about gau-rakshaks says he did it because he hates Hindus

How the media and the society was fooled by a person’s imaginary story of victimhood.

BJP worker killed in hometown of Kerala CM, who had allegedly supported such killings

Ramith, a BJP worker was killed in Kannur district of Kerala. His father too was killed by communists earlier.

Drunk man gives triple talaq, clerics find it legal as he remembered it after getting sober

The man divorced his wife in a drunken state and after beating her up, but the clerics upheld its validity.

Surgical strikes – understanding the strategy behind going public with information

Public announcement of the surgical strikes by the Indian Army and Government was part of a well thought of strategy.

Understanding the Doval Doctrine of Defensive Offence

A Summary of Ajit Doval's Lecture at Sastra University in February 2014.

Decoding NDTV’s mysterious U-Turn: India above Politics

Buckling under pressure, a nationalistic turn, or something else?

This is how a politically correct surgical strike will be carried out by Indian Army

If Indian Army decided to address all the concerns of so-called liberals and opposition leaders, this is how next strike will look like.

Pakistanis trend #PakStandsWithKejriwal on Twitter to support Arvind Kejriwal over surgical strikes

Kejriwal's demand of providing video proof of surgical strikes has been welcomed by Pakistanis.

A soldier explains why “proofs” of Surgical Strikes need not be released

A former soldier who served the Indian Army for 20 years gaining cross-functional experience, explains the issue involved.

Kejriwal adopts Pakistan’s stand to attack Modi

The fine line between being Anti-Modi and Anti-India crossed again

Kejriwal gives Satyendra Jain a clean chit, but can Jain deny this?

Documents show Jain may have a lot to answer

The Modi-Doval doctrine of “Offensive Defence” marks its arrival

The dawn of a new strategic era is upon us.

Jaane Mat Do Yaaron

Media has been shown its place, and we must continue to do so

The importance of being Sushma Swaraj

From the heir, to the outsider and now back into the limelight

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