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More thoughts after the Delhi blasts

September 17, 2008

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The previous post on Delhi Blasts is one of the most un-biased post I have ever written. I gave enough thoughts before writing it, I read the draft over and over again to ensure I wasn’t blaming any religious community. It kind of paid too, the post got a record 296 unique page views on […]

Nagaland’s map lost, Meghalaya opens Mosques for women: North East weekly Updates

September 15, 2008

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Nagaland Readers would remember I mentioned some political factions by the name NSCN in last week’s roundup and I said I am not aware what they meant. Now I know what is it. NSCN stands for National Socialist Council of Nagaland. It looks like a secessionist organization but they claim they are not. This is […]

The Delhi blast: A secularist questions

September 14, 2008

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My family, my whole family, mom dad sis, had a narrow escape in today’s Delhi serial blasts. By ‘narrow’ I mean really really narrow. They were a few meters away from the blast site, and were AT the site from where live bombs were found minutes later. Only I know what I felt during the […]

MF Hussain wins

September 9, 2008

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India’s Supreme Court has refused to launch criminal proceedings against one of the country’s best-known and controversial artists, MF Husain. Hussain was alleged to have offended Hindus with a painting in which he represented India as a nude goddess. But the Court said Mr Husain’s paintings were not obscene and nudity was common in Indian […]

Floods in Assam, Manipur CM attacked: North East weekly update

September 6, 2008

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“Banned outfit Ulfa has termed central government’s attitude towards the flood affected people of Assam as discriminatory. Already Central government’s Rs 1000 Crore relief package to Bihar has snowballed into a major controversy in Assam with couple of organizations attacking chief minister Tarun Gogoi for failing to secure a similar relief package for Assam.”[Source: Economic […]

US showed the middle finger to Modi

September 4, 2008

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NEW DELHI: In a severe rebuke to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the United States has denied him entry to America. Taking a strong stand against the senior BJP leader and Hindutva icon, the US Consular division on Friday denied him a “diplomatic visa”, apparently holding him responsible for the communal riots in Gujarat in […]