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Happy Republic Day and Phir Mile Sur Mera Tumhara: Quick thoughts

January 26, 2010

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Right now, Happy Republic Day is trending at no.8 on Twitter. So is #HolyCrapBatman at no.6 and at no.1 is #thoughtsonthetoilet. You get the drift? Certain enthusiastic patriot jumped up in joy and tweeted "Indians are dominating Twitter too, Happy Republic Day is trending." "Of course it will trend, because Americans are sleeping otherwise something […]

Shoes at George Bush; No lawyer for Kasab:this is being dumb

December 15, 2008

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The Iraqi journalist, Muntader al-Zaidi, 28, a correspondent for Al Baghdadia, an independent Iraqi television station, stood up about 12 feet from Mr. Bush and shouted in Arabic: “This is a gift from the Iraqis; this is the farewell kiss, you dog!” He then threw a shoe at Mr. Bush, who ducked and narrowly avoided […]

Whole country should spit on him (Geelani):says ABVP president

November 6, 2008

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New Delhi (PTI): A group of ABVP activists on Thursday went on a rampage at Delhi University, vandalising the venue of a seminar in protest against presence of SAR Geelani, acquitted in the Parliament attack case, and spat on him. Around 50 youths damaged property and hurled abuses on Geelani at the seminar on ‘Communalism, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Church condemn killings in Orissa

August 29, 2008

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The church has condemned the killing of VHP leader Swami Lakshmanananda Saraswati , but do we have a single Hindu priest or extremist or not so extremist condemning the killing of the nun or attacks on harmless christian household setting ablaze church after church and even police station. Is there anybody from the Hindu brigade […]