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Women and Religion

March 11, 2008

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This video released by UNFPA tells the stoy of the unborn who was never born. Picture this, India outlawed gender selection and selective abortion in 1994, but the practice still continues. British medical journal Lancet says 10 million female foetuses have been aborted in India in the past 20 years Source: BBC Over and over […]

Pakistani Kashmir?

March 11, 2008

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As Kashmir Singh returns to country and we celebrate, his counterpart Sohail Shehzad has got his own sad story but are we interested? This Pakistani man was made to go by the Courts and yet he is kept in prison for the past 20 years. Can you believe that. Imagine yourself in prison for one […]

Story Telling, urban legends & religion

March 9, 2008

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Caution: You shouldn’t read this post if you have weak religious sentiments which gets hurt easily. Instead, you could read the more polished version on Mutiny. Long time back I heard about this concept called “truth of thought” At times human beings think of something deeply, they tend to believe that their thoughts are part of the truth. […]

Secularism v. Hinduism – II

March 8, 2008

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Crazy comments made by anonymous commentator who it seems are supporters of the Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh on my post “Did you read the Morung Express” on Mutiny. The post is wirtten under the categories popular media, new media and India. I have raised some questions about regionalism in our country and how its been so […]

On Hindu personal Laws

March 7, 2008

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The original context can be found in the comments section of my post “Atheism, marriage and Law” found in Mutiny Archive for Dec 2007. Key context Section 19 of Special Marriage Act and how it is worded in manner to discourage inter caste marriages are discouraged. Below are the long comments I made in that […]

Secularism v. Hinduism – I

March 7, 2008

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This was supposed to be my rant blog where I would have ranted about everything that is wrong with us human. But I never ranted much. I had so many things to rant about in my personal life that never bothered much to rant about society. But here’s some of the long ranting comments I […]