Monthly Archives: January 31, 2014

Kashmir Chief’s Awful BBC Talk

Kashmir Chief’s Awful BBC Talk

Jammu and kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah’s utterances on BBC’s HardTalk programme show how casually he, or for that matter, chair of Kashmir chief, is taken by Indian politicians, says Maria Syed While covering the 2008 poll in Kashmir, I stopped by a 60-year-old man in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal town who had walked several miles

Scarlett Johansson Promotes Occupied West Bank Company, Quits Oxfam

By Naim Naqvi Time and again it has been proved that the first casualty of war is always truth. The latest being the statement of The Avengers star Scarlett Johansson as she quit her seven-year ambassador role with humanitarian group Oxfam following massive criticism over her decision to star in an advertising campaign for Israeli

Women ‘invite’ rape, says Women Commission Member

When a member of infamous Khap Panchayat in Haryana said eating chowmein led to rapes, many people discarded it as medieval thinking of an insensitive man of an equally insensitive Kangaroo court. But such thinking, it seems, is more widespread in India, and shockingly some women also share similar beliefs. Speaking at a gathering of

Nayak 2: ‘The Common Man Rises’

After getting a massive thumbs-up for the satirical video, ‘Ladies! It’s your fault’- in which actors Kalki Koechlin and Juhi Pande were seen telling other women that the rape is always the victim’s fault – the comedy group, All India Bakchod, has struck again. This time, the group has come up with a video that

‘Anarchic’ Kejriwal Has The Last Laugh

You may disagree with his modus operandi, dislike his from the core of your heart, but you can’t ignore him: that is the message Delhi chief minister and Aam aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal seems to have sent across the political spectrum of the country, ahead of the crucial national vote, says Prachita Jaitley