One may say that India is a land of controversies. Wake up in the morning and first thing we need to do is getting ourselves acclimatized to a whole new scenario of disputes. I do not think that it will be any exaggeration in saying that we Indians know the art of creating controversies. One such controversy which is there in the lime light nowadays is that of ‘Sethu Samudram’. Continue reading “Do we really need Ram Sethu?”
As they say weddings in India are a very grand affair. Pegged at Rs. 50,000 crores, this industry is growing at a robust 25% . . . . . . Business worth crores of rupees is done daily during the peak season. But this is an entirely different story and m not here to discuss about all the economics involved in BIG FAT INDIAN WEDDINGS. . . . . Continue reading “Weddings. . . .”
In the recent days Indian media both electronic and print have been showing, how an American citizen Sunita Williams made a record breaking stay at international space center, media was constantly increasing it number of followers by repeatedly reporting that how difficult it was for the ship Atlantis on earth and how prayer of million Indian families made that space ship finally land on earth. NASA may not agree Continue reading “MADE IN INDIA??”
On the afternoon of May 9th, Niraj Jain, an advocate and BJP activist, led a gang of Hindu supremacist thugs from the Vishwa Hindu Parishad [VHP] in invading the Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU) fine arts faculty, manhandling Chandramohan Srilamantula, and tearing down paintings and art installations exhibited in the annual appraisal show for final-year students. The Hindu supremacists also hurled abuses at faculty and students. The authorities at the university suspended the acting Dean of the fine arts faculty, Shivaji Panikkar.
Continue reading “Whose Freedom of Expression?”
It was year 1780 when James Hickey started the 1st ever newspaper in Indian history, The Bengal Gazette. His press was seized just after 2 years of operation for his open criticism of British policies and exposing the corrupt behaviour of the officials.
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In this web of world wide web, where there are already millions and billions of websites, then who cares about another crazy site, with an equally crazy name, ‘Zhagdoo’, which must be about some or the other crazy stuff which people nowadays do on net more enthusiastically then anything else on this planet. Isn’t it? It seems like this to me atleast.
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