International issues

Religion and government

Every religion sticks to certain practices which are not relevant in modern age. Some religions are so rigidly attached to such practices that they won’t compromise on them, come what may. Any attempt to violate or disobey the religious codes which include the dress you wear will be dealt with severely. But interestingly most of …

News: My opinions

Religious leaders condemn gay sex

Ever since the Delhi high court declared section 377 of the Indian penal code unconstitutional and decriminalized unnatural sex among consenting adults (gay marriage, to be precise), there have been heated debates on this issue. The country witnessed celebrations in some places following the judgement and also strong criticism from those who were of the …

General elections: India 2009

Arch rivals with a common agenda

The BJP and left parties of India are supposed to be poles apart, and they do keep their distance most of the time. But at times they flock together though they are birds of different colors. When Indo-US nuclear deal was under discussion in the parliament the BJP, the main opposition party opposed the deal …

Crazy people, International issues, News: My opinions, Reflections

Global Warming!

“Guilty conscience Pricks the mind”. Industrialised countries have made it a point to drag the names of ‘rising economies’ whenever they discuss global warming or any topic related to it. ‘Passing the buck’ is the name of the game. If the subject is about a possible food shortage, they would say: “can’t help it, those …