Chinese Satellite Buster Missile

Cannot help admiring the Chinese. By showing their ability to accurately take out a satellite, they have taken the wind out of the Western Power's approach to modern conventional (as against nuclear) warfare ... For communications through satellite lie at at the heart of the new technological war that the US ( for example) is [...]

Shilpa Shetty in Big Brother 2

And now the Indian parliament has got in to 'Big Brother' act,.... ...and our ministers have expressed outrage at the racial abuse against Shilpa. And 'against Indian womanhood' said one Minister ! Hang on, how about the treatment of women in our own country, where millions are raped, disfigured, exploited, abused and prejudiced against ? [...]

Shilpa Shetty in Big Brother

Ok, I dont watch Big Brother so maybe I should not comment. But I could not help noticing that people are up in arms against the racial abuse .. ..Shilpa Shetty is getting from her house mates. Hey guys ! What ? You mean Big Brother is this politically correct show where everyone goes to [...]

The Indian Constitution and us

26th of Novermber 1949. Our Constitution promised EVERY Citizen of India JUSTICE, LIBERTY, EQUALITY and FRATERNITY. Not just for those that could afford it. But every Individual. Isn't it time for us to remind ourselves how miserably we have failed our Constitution ? Here is a copy of the front page : WE, THE PEOPLE [...]

Child sex abuse in Goa

While everyone is ga ga over India's 10% pa economic growth, and cell phone companies are valued at $ 25 Billion, little children are killed for their organs while the parents are still searching for them a year later. And now a new report says that Goa is taking over from Cambodia and Thailand as [...]

Oprah’s School

Sure, there is going to be a lot of critcism about the elitist nature of the enterprise, and about the immense amount of media coverage. But this one so obviously comes from Oprah's heart. She is welcome to India anytime. Do read Nikita's comment under "A Mother's letter from Noida" where she sees Oprah's actions [...]

2006 will be remembered for ….

10 years from now in 2016, here are the ten things that 2006 will be most remembered for ... 1. The Decline of the Big Brother.... It is the year that world over people lost their fear of the Western powers, represented mostly by the US and it's immediate Western allies. Financially, politically or economically. [...]