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Is the author recommending malaysian style bhumiputra law (where only the muslim majority is given wide ranging reservations and massive benefits like 7% less tax) for Indian majority Hindus?
I fully agree with the conclusion that executions have never eradicated any crime for actions result from environmental impact upon instincts and drives. It is as shameful to demand and celebrate executions as it is to indulge in the crime. We have reached a level of savagery, both as those who rape and those who demand or dance and drink to the executions/public hangings etc., that we have cause to despair if we have anything to contribute to civilization anymore. Instead of introspecting as to what we have done wrong as a society and trying to fix it so that we can find a path to a safe and friendly community, we are are just gorging ourselves on the pleasures of outrage. The words reasonableness, sensitivity, reform, honor, dignity, compassion, mercy mean nothing to us. No amount of grief and anger justifies this kind of an eye for an eye wildness and pitilessness. In the process we are proving ourselves to be no different than other animals, thus showing rape not as inhuman behavior but just as a sample conduct of animals in whose vocabulary rape does not exist.
So, the protestors are ´focused´ on preventing India from becoming more like its Islamic neighbour?
The ´in-limbo´ status of people had to be resolved at some point in time, and what other way than documentation test?
If the anti-CAA protestors truly wished to do something about the ´statelessness´ possibility of undocumented people, they would spread knowledge about how to get valid documentation!
After all, how difficult could getting a valid document be?! That too, over a period of decades?!
Rather than protesting on the streets that is always certain to lead to loss of lives - is that wise?
What about the rights of those who are not part of any protest ? Anyone, who is a nuisance should be debarred.
Moreover, don't forget the duties enshrined in the Constitution, and only talk about ones fundamental rights.
Don't ask what your country can give you, but tell, what you can do to for the country.
Good move by Kerala government and hope other states follow the suit.
India is one of the laziest countries in the world: too many holidays, festivals and people wasting trillions of hours on mindless rituals, TV, Video games and the most primitive Bollywood song-and-dance tamashas.
No Indian can critically think of productivity gains and loss of valuable opportunities. Thus, India is cursed to remain in the valley of middle-income trap if some bold, new leader is not able to enforce work ethics, discipline and dedicated hard work for the next 20 to 30 years!
Binge watched the entire show. Loved it. Was exciting, engaging and left me wanting more. Cannot wait for the next season!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
All Hindu Gurus from time to time have said that Islam and Christianity are two of the many many ways to know one's Self or God (whatever be the goal of the spiritual seeking of the seeker), and Jesus and Mohammed were one of the many saints that have come on this earth and will continue to come on the earth from time to time. Swami Vivekananda also espoused this view and so did Sri Ramakrishna.
On the contrary, both Christianity and Islam consider Hinduism as a pagan idolator religion worthy of eradication from the face of the earth, and Jesus and Mohammed respecively to be the last prophets of God and that nobody is going to be born after them to teach humanity about spirituality.
For a Hindu, Jesus and Mohammed are just two of the many prophets/saints/Gurus that have come in the past to teach spirituality to humanity and many such Gurus walk the earth even now.
This of course, is sacrilege to the ears of a believing Christian or Muslim because according to him, there will be no prophet for humanity after Jesus or Mohammed.
That is why it is said that a Hindu is naturally secular (though he may be fanatically sectarian or devoted to his Guru).
Swami Vivekananda wanted such an idea of Hinduism to be dominant in the Undivided India in order to set an example to the whole world. This can be easily inferred from his speeches and writings.
What a steep hike in food inflation rate in about six months from 3%to 14% ! The time is ripe for the entire concentration to be shifted to ensure bare necessities for the common man.Anything else,may assume a lesser significance.The whole country is too engrossed with pro and anti CAA debates, allegations and accusations, with each side exhibiting renewed might and fight after repeated attempts of persuasion and perseverence of the respective perspectives, when vital parameters are charting their own trajectories which may prove to be detrimental if not addressed to in the way they should.It is time for every one of us to inspect and introspect.
A ghastly incident that virtually turned the bodies into ashes.But whether the CVR remains intact to decipher the voices and noises amidst such a smash off shoot is something puzzling as it is not indestructible, though the cause is somewhat partly ascertained. With so many teams of stakeholders participating, there is every possibility,that there is much scope not to miss something vital.Whenever such incidents are read, the one that flashes on our minds is the plight of MH-370, one of the most ill fated flights of recent times whose trajectory is not yet fully realised with the most technologically advanced nations and teams having participated in the combing operations.
Thanks Scroll for bringing this interview into public domain. It shows how biased & corrupt our system is.
I went through the video link in this article.
Again, “as per my wisdom”, Sadguru is questioning wisdom of a person who presents a weird logic for the vandalism done by mob. He is not supporting vandalism.
I still may be wrong
Wish that real life acid attack victims could put on new faces using the same methods!
From the text: 'Afzal Guru was hung to death in February 2013 for his role in the operation.'
When 'hang' is used with humans, the past tense is hanged, never hung.
Nice article.When the Government could not protect the Kashmiri Pandits or its own soldiers from terrorists why is it making a show of protecting non Indians,and that too on religious lines.
The name of the author in the article last linked is incorrect. It's Sarma, not Sharma.
Good read. Some more rigorous editing will help. :) Will economic impact of a NPR/NRC (cost to govt , biz disruption when ppl are stuck with legalities and hoarding due to fear) be big enough to be a factor in GDP forecast?
Please double check what you pass as facts. Microwaves do not destroy micronutrients. At least provide relevant studies or citations. If not, it's no different from a gossip article. You can't claim to be an expert and write ridiculous claims. We have enough fake and unverified news from the ruling party, as it is
Thanks for sharing such article which helps people to understand the things clearly.
'The police must have spine to stand up to pressure, acting in the nation’s best interests to ensure the early restoration of law and order. Law-enforcing agencies must be neutral and not complicit when curbing violence.'
But is this not wishful thinking, however well-meaning this advice may be, in the reign of the nefarious Modi-Shah-Yogi triumvirate ?
I thought scroll.in was a sensible media. Can you atleast check the website where the economist posted this list. They have another list of list of fastest growing cities based of population. Malappuram list is under city living category and also their tweet clearly saying fastest growing urban areas. Just grow some sense. That says urban areas in Malappuram is growing fast. That's a basic english understanding.
There is a kannada movie called "Ganeshana Galaate" directed by Phani Ramachandra. Though the Genre is different, as soon as i started watching trailer i suddenly remembered the movie for his concept. It was one of my favourite movie when i was kid.
This is yet another article which emphasises how simple measures yield immense benefits and can even save lives.The dramatic increase in institutional deliveries over the time from 2005-16, is indeed phenomenal.But such a rise would have brought down the IMR, had there been greater awareness among the public too.How simple things like kangaroo care, immunisation protocol,hygiene,nourishment, frequent antenatal visits for check up, ORS,.etc many of which do not involve extraordinary cost too, would go a la long way in ensuring a drastic reduction in IMR is something that calls for better primary health education.Of course,socioeconomic factors play an important role but then there are many which are in one’s hand and it is here, a massive awareness throguh media in vernaculars such that the message reaches the grass root level can deliver better results perhaps with lesser expenditure.
Don't make fun of Supreme Court, that's dangerous and set wrong precedence on journalism. They deserve our deep respect and obeyed.
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Only 40% or so of the electorate voted for the BJP and its allies in the second term, so it would seem that the larger part of the country does not support this radicalisation. It is sensible to keep this in mind rather than give into fear which is contagious and helps the totalitarian agenda. Incidentally this agenda is also now crystal clear to those who were doubtful earlier or those who allowed themselves to be seduced by slogans about 'vikas'.
The one imperative is to stall the juggernaut in the states so that effective opposition can be formulated. For this all opposition parties need to see the writing on the wall and subsume their individual political gains into a strong and challenging common electoral strategy in all state elections. Only then will it be possible to regain some space to seriously debate issues that will determine the future direction of our country.
It is an observed fact that there is a lot of disparity in the emoluments of contractual workers and that of permanent employees for the same work.There is a need to address this gap.Also the version that the workers in unorganised sector including domestic workers need some security after years of gruelling routine holds water as every one wants some respite at some stage.With ever increasing cost of living, it is difficult for many to cope with even basic needs such as edu-care, medicare etc,let alone the luxuries.Apart from the states’ and centres’ action, there is an element of human touch too which should go into the issues, say in the case of the domestic workers where,some concern by the employer for them would mend their standards little.It is time edu-care and medicare are taken care of, for all by the State ,as is said to be case in some developed countries,instead of showering freebies on select few.
Who cares. What's the point of democracy?
Here in india we are getting corrupt congress govt or corrupt and despotic modi govt. via so called democracy.
Today in USA corrupt media and Bolshevik Democrat party is harrassing democratically elected President Trump. So democracy is not working in USA itself.
Go for it Deepika. You have proved that you are much more than a pretty face. Wish your industry colleagues will learn from you.
Amit Shah is going to be the downfall of Modi. And the very "social media" that they banked on to win past elections is going to be their nemesis.
Perhaps whether to proceed at all cannot be decided independently of knowing the different possible ways the science in question may proceed. Perhaps the pervasive and sufficient reasons may become felt and be acknowledged as the territory is traversed. Such instances are not not unusual in the evolution of human consciousness. The awareness, formulation and articulation of basic needs may surface and take shape alongside or even posterior to ground-breaking discoveries that open up hitherto unforeseen possibilities.
Beautiful! What's not to love! Would you be able to share the lyrics with an english translation please? thank you
Entire DP is on the payroll of BJP. What do you expect?
Just wait and watch how the Crime Branch report is going to be doctored by Home Ministry, where it will be submitted first.
It's amazing!! The translation is just mind blowing. Waiting eagerly for the book.
Absolutely spot on. The writer has skilfully brought out the necessity of the position but also added the caveat that the current incumbent General Bipin Rawat is certainly not the best person for the post due to his political comments.
An eye-opening, important book that everyone must read to know that all is not doom and gloom in the government school system. There are extraordinary teachers doing exemplary work, their motivation just to help these children learn and have a better chance at life.
Correction in Part 2. The Historian's name is Yasmin Saikia. Notice the Muslim name and Ahom title Saikia. She is a Gauria -- Bengali Muslim descent.
Patanjali is planning to take on used car business in India. Startups like carsangrah.com are going to have tough competition.
The comment is that with such grave goings-on in JNU, Delhites have nothing to comment / say? This box should have been overflowing by now!??
You ppl don't have proper sources and you couldn't fit the blind guy that's why mentioned Ambedkarz
I didn't know journalists can go to that low
‘A’ class reporting Scroll - So so so proud of you all!
If in tennis and football the physical prowess of men helps them to be dominant than women... surely brain is also a muscle...women wouldn't score well against men in open chess..so its bttert they stick to their own kind's match.. so this article is just self reassurance, nothing more
If this is evidence enough, can any lawyers involved with the protests, take this up as a legal challenge to bring the guilty to book?