The month that was, while Drishtikone was in Transition

We have been off air on Drishtikone for the new transition to complete.In this time, a lot has happened - in India and the world.India:IPL Betting controversy:  Led by the Indian Pacer Sreesanth, players and bookies have been caught cheating on teams and throwing matches to get pay offs from betting in the IPL games.  Not just the players and outsiders like Vindu Dara Singh, who was connecting many dots, but even the owner of a team - Raj Kundra of Rajasthan Royals has admitted to b … [Read more...]

How did Boston Bombers get so heavily armed without background checks??

Two interesting pieces of information on the Boston Bombers have emerged.First is that none of the Bombers (younger was less than 21 years old anyway) had licenses to buy firearms.  Yet they had a large cache of arms to carry out many attacks!  And this comes right after the Senate has voted against improving the background checks. The Boston bombing suspects engaged in a deadly firefight with police last week, possessing six bombs, handguns, a rifle and more than 250 rounds of ammunition. But … [Read more...]

The Jehad over “Jehad”: CAIRs “My Jehad” campaign and its counter by Pam Geller

A few months back, Council on American–Islamic Relations (CAIR) started a "My Jihad" campaign that aimed to "legitimize" the word Jihad and also somehow take away the "stigma" from what is happening in the Islamic world.  The idea is to deceive the Americans as opposed to establishing their version of Jehad in the Islamic minds.The ads took ordinary life situations - that in the first place DO NOT require any deep introspection - for example, "befriending non-Muslims", doing exercise, doing yo … [Read more...]

“No Place on Earth”: How a bunch of Jews lived in a Cave for 511 days to escape Holocaust

"No Place on Earth" is the incredible story of a small group of Jews who literally went underground, into caves, to escape the horrors of the Holocaust. It happened in 1942 in the Ukraine. The story began to come out only much later when a cave explorer fro new York City happened upon the scene. And now it's told in a documentary that mixes the first-person accounts of survivors with re-enactments of events from the past.For 511 days, they hid underground in Ukrainian caves while fellow Jews … [Read more...]

Photographs from Boston Bombing crime scene tell an Intriguing story; First arrest made

Using the footage from Lords & Taylors' surveillance camera, FBI has arrested a "brown-skinned" man for the Boston Bombings.  The evidence that was available from the scene is very intriguing.  Here are some pictures from the crime scene which tell a story of their own.     Source: Daily Mail.     … [Read more...]

Boston Marathon Terror Attacks: Is it an Islamic terror attack?

Yesterday I was watching this program on Canada's Rawal TV from Toronto, where the gentleman Munir Sami, who is the guest on the program explains the depth, the breadth and the viciousness of the deep rooted ideology of violence and Jehad embedded in the Muslim community of Canada, specifically the Pakistanis.He cites his discussion with someone close to him, who clearly distinguishes between the Constitution of Canada and Islamic Sharia and how his allegiance is to the latter, despite having … [Read more...]

Pakistan didn’t like Kashmiris having any dialog with India to resolve conflict, so killed moderates: Wikileaks

Despite circumstantial evidence to suggest this, the Indian Government and the "peaceniks" have been going on as if somehow there will be a change in the basic architecture of Pakistan's inherent "software" and it will abandon its terrorist ways.  Truth is that Pakistan has been inextricably linked to the ways of terrorism.New Wikileaks cables now show that Pakistan was instrumental in killing the moderate Kashmiri Separatist Fazal-ul-Qureshi.  It used Hizbul Mujahideen to carry out the act f … [Read more...]

“Flying Pakistani flag in US and Canada should be illegal”: What is Pakistan and where is it headed?

In this discussion, which started from the article of Tarek Fatah on why flying the Pakistani flag in Canada (on a Govt building during a function) was illegal to the history and reasoning of why and how Pakistan was formed.  How the "Anglo-American Enterprise", as Tarek calls it, was instrumental in the formation of Pakistan.  And it had nothing to do with Islam.He is writing a book which will touch upon why all the terrorism emanating from Pakistan and happening in other countries can be d … [Read more...]


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