Delhi Elections: Is Self Righteous Anti-Hindu Bigotry the new normal for Indian Secularism?


On December 6, 2010, a book titled "26/11 : RSS ki Sazish" (26/11: Conspiracy by RSS) written by Aziz Burney, who is the Editor-in-Chief of Urdu Sahara newspaper was released by Congress General Secreatary Digvijay Singh on in Delhi.  The book is about the attack by Pakistani terrorists on Mumbai which went on for 3 days - from November 26, 2008 to November 29th, 2008 - killing 164 people and wounding at least 308.  Targets were specifically picked up by the terrorists for maximum psychological i … [Read more...]

Love Jihad in India and Europe – Its Historical and Empirical context and Denial by vested Interests


In the recent months, Yogi Adityanath has become the target of many in India, who value political correctness over facts.  With his no more than less than half a dozen speeches, he has ruffled the feathers of Indian Secularism so badly that the media - without Dispassionately and independently weighting his assertions - is keen to pronounce him a devil.  In fact the rhetoric of Indian media is so sharp that it almost seems that one cannot even present a view or opinion contrary to the prevalent o … [Read more...]

Yearly Socio-Economic Predictions for India, Pakistan and US


Every year, at Drishtikone, we analyze the coming year for three nations - Indian, US, and Pakistan.  In my view, for our purposes, these three nations are very important.  One, because it is the Indian perspective that this blog shows while discussing and talking of Hinduism.  US, because it is the most important country in the world.  And Pakistan because it is the nation that had had and will have far reaching consequences for the region and the world.This year, I wanted to use this video … [Read more...]

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...]

What is Rashtra Dharma or Duty to Nation: Chanakya-speak

What is Rashtra Dharma (or Duty to your Nation)?  Is it sucking up to the dynasties?  Or is it Unity, integrity, security and prosperity of your mother-land?Chanakya deals with these questions very effectively in this one interaction.  Whatever he says is still relevant... just replace Nand-vansh with Gandhi dynasty.  Same thing.  And honestly, this is the issue I have with Dr. Manmohan Singh.  Nothing has put him down in my eyes more than how he has collaborated with the plunderers and loote … [Read more...]

The Indian Job Program Scam: Plunder under MNREGA

Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act is the flagship rural employment program of Dr. Manmohan Singh's Congress Government.  It is also the greatest mechanism created in India to suck greatest amounts of money since British created their discriminatory laws.  It involves a $33 billion investment every year!  And most of it is siphoned off.  The program is CREATED for that.  Now Bloomberg has done some research of its own and come out with some shocking reporting. “It’s an insult … [Read more...]

Who has been spying on BJP?

Interesting... someone is spying on BJP leaders and the corporate leaders and this same guy was already in the dock for spying on Amar Singh!  So, who promised to "save" this guy from the law when arrested for the Amar Singh case?  The suspicion is obviously towards the Congress leaders.  The question is will we ever know?  Even more importantly, will the BJP force it upon the agencies to reveal the name (s) of the culprits?  Related articles from External SourcesJaitley Phone tapping … [Read more...]

Markandey Katju: Rushes out of Interview in Anger on being questioned; is he fit to run Press Council of India?

Justice Markandey Katju who has been locking horns with Arun Jaitley and BJP in general has been flouting all the norms of being impartial as the person at helm of the Press Council of India.  Well, he has recently been showing anger against Narendra Modi as if he is on some crusade ordered by Sonia Gandhi and Digvijay Singh.His charge against Modi is that Modi is dictatorial and doesn't listen to anyone.But, when this Katju guy is asked to clarify his own stuff and answer one pointed q … [Read more...]