Analysis

  • Kejriwal’s 16 questions to Modi plus more

    Ahmedabad: The following are the 16 questions Aam Admi Party head Arvind Kejriwal posed to BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in a hand-written memorandum he read out to the media on 7 March in Ahmedabad: (1) Should you become t...

  • The truth of “the hugging saint”

    The Indian Express (Feb. 20) has reported that a former aide of the dubious spiritual leader Mata Amritanandmayi, known as “Amma” or “the hugging saint”, has come out with a book which alleges sexual exploitation at her ...

  • Modi’s Communal Card

    How closely should communal and/or secular cards being used during the ongoing electoral campaign be linked with their popularity? There is no guarantee that voters give them the same importance that politicians and their parties try to display...

  • Oath to be taken by all AAP candidates

    According to the AAP website all the candidates of AAP have to take below oath on a 10 Rupee stamp paper. I will follow the under given points after winning the election: 1. I will not take Red Beacon Car. 2. I’ll not take any unnec...

  • Performance on the floor of the House

    Besides analysing the utilisation of MPLAD funds, TCN report also assesses the performance of Muslim MPs on the floor of the house in terms of raising questions and participating in the debates.  According to the report, Minority Affai...

  • Rs 300 Cr of MP fund lying unspent in Muslim-dominated constituencies

    By Mumtaz Alam New Delhi: By 13 February 2014, Rs 292.97 crores of the Members of Parliament Fund were lying unspent in 70 Lok Sabha constituencies with significant Muslim population across the country. While Congress MPs of these constitu...

  • Kejriwal: A Democratic Failure!

    If each and every “common” Indian could identify himself politically as an “Aam Admi,” as being attempted by Arvind Kejriwal, the country would probably stop progressing. After all, what image has Kejriwal really project...

  • Hindus’ treatment of Christians since 52 AD

    This is a proven historical appendage to the “Report On Persecution Of Christians In India” (MG, Feb. 1-15). Christianity came to the Subcontinent in circa 52 CE. Though now it’s been conclusively proven that it wasn’t b...

  • Muslims hit hard by myths

    “Reaction is always a sign of frustration and desperation,” Herbert Henry Asquith (1852-1928) rightly observed. Ever since my review of S M Mushrif’s book 26/11 Probe appeared on various portals along with my e-mail ID, I&rsqu...

  • Normally Silent Manmohan Singh Roars against Modi

    For those who understand what BJP is all about and what its most dangerous player, Narendra Modi’s heart speaks, Manmohan Singh’s utterances against Modi were enough to make up for his10-year old silence. By declaring in no unce...

  • Indian Muslims & Political Secularism

    Ironically, most Indian politicians put on their best “secular” face during electoral season. The same show is being enacted now as a part of campaign for parliamentary elections. Using its “secularism vs. communalism” c...

  • Cabinet decision to Constitute Equal Opportunity Commission: two steps backwards

    By Irfan Engineer “Half a step forward, two steps backwards” would be an appropriate phrase to describe the measures taken by the UPA I & II towards ensuring justice and equality for the marginalized sections, particularly t...

  • Entire India wants AAP to discipline Police, starting from Delhi

    People in all Indian states are not only watching with great interest the lot of heat (without much light) which is being generated in India [where media, politicians, political and social activists and commentators etc are discussing recent ac...

  • Open Letter to Chairman, UP Sunni Central Waqf Board

    By Akmal Husain Having been associated in a responsible position with your esteemed institution, which is possibly the world’s largest community charitable institution, I feel the need to interact with you in order to remind you abou...

  • 2014 Polls & Rahul’s Political Future!

    If Congress party performs miserably in the forthcoming parliamentary elections, would it be fair to assume that political innings is over for the party and Rahul Gandhi? Though the Congress party has refrained from naming him as its prime mini...

  • “FIR against Teesta, attempt to derail Jafri’s protest petition against Modi”

    Ahmedabad: Activist Teesta Setalvad has alleged that the complaint filed against her, for allegedly usurping Rs 1.51 crore collected for turning Gulbarg Society into a museum, is a part of the sinister campaign to derail the Zakia Jafri protest...

  • Pradeep Sharma files Police Complaint against Narendra Modi, Amit Shah & others in Snoopgate

    By Mukul Sinha Pradeep Sharma finally approached the police to file his complaint against the illegal and unauthorized snooping and phone-tapping that was disclosed by Gulail and CobraPost websites sometime back. Pradeep Sharma on 6 Januar...

  • Indian Premier & Media

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has definitely made a valid point by commenting recently at a press conference that “History will be kinder to me than the media.” Certainly, Singh belongs to that class of Indian leaders who have not r...

  • The Stalkers – 2 : BJP lies exposed

    Gujarat intelligence and anti-terrorist squad officers stalked and snooped on Madhuri beyond the boundaries of the state. Her would-be husband, parents, brothers and friends were under surveillance too. And this had nothing to do with her perso...

  • Speedy justice only for a few!

    Are all ladies being ensured speedy justice? Are the Muslim women being denied the same? A study of several cases certainly indicates that justice still awaits numerous Muslim women. If judicial action can be taken speedily against Tarun Tejpal...