When I think about water, I wonder why this topic does not get more attention. But I guess I should not be surprised.
Water is humdrum; so very unsexy. There is nothing titillating about it. It hardly arouses passion – or gets someone in frenzy. It has zero glamour. Frankly, it is quite boring. […]
The Freedom Team of India is pleased to announce an All India Policy Writing Competition with Rs.5 lakhs in prize money. The first prize for the best policy is Rs.1 lakh, with total prize money of Rs.5 lakhs. […]
For those who are smitten by the half-baked socialist Arvind Kejriwal (who simply refuses to listen to any sensible idea), here is a leader who is 100 times better. Shantanu, in this video, is explaining why ALL government schools and colleges in India should be privatised. […]
Sonia Gandhi is pretending innocence: "Our detractors and the opposition are bent upon spreading disinformation on political, moral and policy issues". She is the third person I've come across in the last two days to use the word dharma in a seriously misguided sense: "we are proud of our commitment to the interest of the […]
Excerpts from a well-researched post by Shankara that appeared on CentreRight.in:
*** “The myth about Islamic contribution to India” – by Shankara ***
Is it ignorance or agenda that drives Indian history narrative?
…Let us clear the air on the Islamic contributions to India and Hindu society at large. Lets look at some broad categories that can be used as a framework to measure them.
Universities and colleges
Before the advent of Islam on Indian soil, India has as many as 20 large universities some of them which were international in nature, some of the …
I'm not surprised that senior executives of Tata and Infosys, etc. are happy to fund corrupt Congress and BJP (I'm not sure how much but I suspect quite a bit – let like them to declare their political funding) but not those who oppose corruption. […]
The other day I jotted down a few thoughts on political strategy. Let me share these, and invite comment. These thoughts outline my approach to liberty in India, and to what should perhaps be FTI's approach, as well. […]
तीर्थ १२ – एक यात्रा
Dear Friends, this post was written in Hindi. It felt more natural. A rough English translation follows below.
प्रिय मित्रों, आप में से कई पाठकों ने मेरे राजनैतिक गतिविधियां व उससे सम्बन्धित प्रवासों के बारे में मेरे ब्लॉग पर लेख पढ़े होंगे | परन्तु आज जिस प्रवास के बारें में मैं बताने जा रहा हूँ, वह अत्यन्त विशिष्ट है – और मैं बहुत अरसे से इसके बारे में सोचता रहा हूँ | अर्धांगिनी के सौजन्य से – व ईश्वर कृपा से यह इच्छा कुछ ही दिनों …