Hang on tight as I delineate this: As a kid, I grew up listening to his speeches & as you’d guess it, I was actually quite impressed with his style, wit & rhetoric. He has his own style of quoting from plethora of religious texts; from Quran to Bible & Bhagwat Gita. As I grew, … Continue reading Daily Takes: Swooping On Zakir Naik
When I first decided to put up this column, Daily Takes, I planned it as a ‘crisp’,’ concise’ & a subtle piece opining on current issues concerning India & the world. Breaking from the norm, today we’re to address something that would in the end decide how successful the Indian nation turns out to be; … Continue reading Daily Takes: The Rot In The System
National The Supreme Court restores Nabam Tuki led Congress government in Arunachal Pradesh. The Constitution bench remarked; the Governor overstepped his mandate in delegitimizing the state government. This is the second instance following the Uttarakhand fiasco where the Central government’s dealings with an opposition state was found unwarranted by the Apex court. The way ‘co-operative’ … Continue reading Daily Takes: Faith Restored & The Coup That Was Long In The Making
National Yet again Kashmir continues to simmer following the killing of a militant, Burhnan Wani & the emotionally charged up funeral procession where tens of thousands assembled. In the wake of protests; 34 die. This seemingly eternal cycle of violence & the unnerving calm post the crackdown by armed forces begets an equally unnerving question; … Continue reading Daily Takes: The Valley Simmers & Britain finds its May
I’d be starting a new column under the rubric ‘Daily Takes’ which is to deal with everyday issues. Every alternate day, one national & an equally significant international issue would appear. The column would be crisp & concise; sticking to a word limit of 500. Keep a watch on this space. Hoping everyone enjoys it!