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Chhattisgarh Bomb Blasts Highlights Indian Security Threats

Chhattisgarh Bomb Blasts Highlights Indian Security Threats

Just one week into the Indian general elections and the Chhattisgarh bomb blasts, orchestrated by Maoist rebels, have already highlighted a major threat to the country’s security. 14 people are reported to have been killed on Saturday when two bombs exploded in central India. 75 to 100 Maoists are reported to have carried out the […]

Mulayam Singh Yadav Finds Rape Penalty Too Harsh and Abu Azmi Defends

Mulayam Singh Yadav Finds Rape Penalty Too Harsh and Abu Azmi Defends

Boys will be boys. With these four words, Samajwadi Party (SP) head Mulayam Singh Yadav, who allegedly suggested at an election assembly that rape occurs because women led men on, unleashed a barrage of criticism from all quarters. Questioning the recent death penalty meted out to three men convicted of two gang-rapes in Mumbai, Yadav […]

Mulayam Singh Yadav Thinks Rapists Rape by Mistake

Mulayam Singh Yadav Thinks Rapists Rape by Mistake

Indian politician Mulayam Singh Yadav has come under fire for his comments at a political rally in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh: The Samajwadi Party (SP) leader thinks rapists raped by mistake. Yadav has been actively campaigning for the general elections and talking about his party’s manifesto. He declared that the SP was against the new anti-rape […]

Narendra Modi and the Indian Middle Class Love Affair

Narendra Modi and the Indian Middle Class Love Affair

As the world’s largest democracy goes to the polls to elect its next prime minister, Narendra Modi, the conservative, pro-Hindu nationalist leader of the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Indian middle class have become entwined in a love affair that is troubling to many people in the country. Modi, a 63-year-old erstwhile chaiwala […]

Modi and the Indian Manifesto

Modi and the Indian Manifesto

India, the world’s largest democracy, commences voting in the largest general election the world has ever seen, as Prime Ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, puts forth the party’s manifesto.  Modi, representing the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP), released a manifesto to the people of India on Monday. The manifesto made three assurances:  To work hard to the […]

Sri Lanka Downs India to Win Cricket World Cup

Sri Lanka Downs India to Win Cricket World Cup

Sri Lanka stunned the cricket world by beating heavily favored India to win the T20 Cricket World Cup. After several heart breaking losses, Sri Lanka took home their first championship since 1966. The victory was accomplished with relative ease, especially considering that the team that was expected to dominant was India. Sri Lanka was led […]

Mumbai Gang Rape Sentencing

Mumbai Gang Rape Sentencing

In Mumbai, India the conviction of men responsible for gang rapes around an abandoned mill in the poverty-stricken city has become the flashpoint for a larger societal issue. The death sentence for three perpetrators has come from a governmental response equating these acts with terrorism, and proceeding from public outcry the message is being made […]

Indian Sam Bahadur: Man of Ideas and Action

Indian Sam Bahadur: Man of Ideas and Action

Every time one steps onto the field, a century is in the mind. Sam Bahadur Manekshaw the first ever Indian Field Marshal, a man with an imposing figure, a noticeable nose, a monstrous mustache and a lion heart did it better than any other bravado. Sam Bahadur as he was fondly called by his Gurkha […]

India and Its Honking Problem

India and Its Honking Problem

Most major cities in India have seen a drastic increase in gasoline powered transportation over the last three decades, mainly due to an unprecedented growth in the middle-income families.  This has led directly to more vehicles on the road, and at the rate at which this demographic is growing, the noise is going to get […]

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