No body said it clearer than Neelam Irshad Sheikh, a leader of Imran Khan Niyazi's Tehreek-e-Insaf party. A lot of people dismissed her expectations in a whiff, some made memes, some called her names, not just some ignorant people but the panelists on different news channels in India didn't also take it seriously. These days … Continue reading Can Taliban 2.0 get Kashmir for Pakistan?
The recently released Disney +Hotstar series "The Empire" has been in the news for obvious reasons. A lot of people seem to be complaining that it glorifies Babur. Does it? Yes it does. Is there a problem with that? There shouldn't be.. unless the series that claims to or being advertised/marketed as to depict history, … Continue reading Badshah Babur defeated Shaybani Khan; but only in “The Empire”- the show.
There has been a lot of noise on the recently enacted ordinance by the Yogi government; the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance, 2020, popularly known as the anti-Love Jihad Ordinance. Bureaucrats complaining, writing letters to the CM, retired IAS officers complaining about the law. Finally, after a lot of searching I … Continue reading Yogi’s ordinance on Love Jihad; a necessity or a pure evil?
When I was planning my trip to India this time, I had very similar kind of anxieties that I had when I travelled to Germany for the very first time: Do I have all the required documents? Did I miss anything? What is going to happen next? Travelling during corona re-invigorate the very similar feeling. … Continue reading How is it like travelling to India during Corona?
For the past few years, I have been observing that the petrol prices in India do increase in proportion to the rise in the international prices, however when the international crude prices decrease the local prices don't decrease in the similar proportion. It does sound unfair. Doesn't it? This is the new normal I am … Continue reading Petrol at 100; Is it the new normal?
Although, the two states, Punjab and Kerala are different in a variety of ways, the geographical location, the size, the population, the people, the culture, the climate etc. but they have one thing exactly the same. The flawed and shortsighted agricultural policies eating the states from the inside. The incompetent agricultural policies running in the … Continue reading A tale of two states: Punjab, Kerala and Paddy cultivation