How Delhi’s heart mocks Secular ideals in India

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Bodhan was a Hindu Saint.  A renunciate.  He lived in the kingdom of Sikander Lodhi.  In his great Secular moment, the renunciate said - Islam and Hindu Dharma are both equally acceptable to God if followed with sincerity.  Very secular and very fair it would seem to many.  However, Sikander Lodhi had him burnt alive.  Because he had committed blasphemy.  Bodhan was not the only Hindu Lodhi had killed, but the Saint symbolized in many ways the intolerance of Lodhi's Islamic sensibility in the man … [Read more...]

Yearly Socio-Economic Predictions for India, Pakistan and US

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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...]

IIM-A Incubated company creates World’s first smartphone for the blind

Sumit Dagar, a postgraduate degree from the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad, is collaborating with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi to come out with a unique device.Now, soon blind people can read SMS and emails on their smartphones.  No matter what language you send the email or SMS to the person, the message will be converted into blind-friendly braille.  Sumit's company is being incubated at the Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) based o … [Read more...]

Sikh Genocide 1984: There is NO way anything will ever happen to Jagdish Tytler

“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act” - George OrwellIn September 1999, Dr. Manmohan Singh was addressing the Press Club of India as a candidate from South Delhi.  Being a Sikh, and that too from Congress, he wanted to make a statement about the Sikh Massacres of 1984.  It should not have happened, he said.  However, the entire massacres were orchestrated by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and not Congress, he suggested.  After all, why would Congress, wh … [Read more...]

Finally, Digvijaya Singh speaks the truth

The whole country knows.  The world knows.  But somehow the Congress Party has been pretending to not know it.  But now the Joker of the Pack - Digvijaya Singh - also exclaimed in that Freudian slip, something equivalent to "The King has no clothes".He said in a statement that Congress is now trying its best to distance itself from: "Personally, I feel that this model hasn't worked very well. Because, I personally feel that there should not be two power centres and I think whoever is the Prime … [Read more...]

Terrorist fund, Bureaucrats/Politicians enact, and Leftist Activists in India promote: Network of Human Rights Mafia in Kashmir and India

The mafia of the Politicians, Bureaucrats, Paid Media, Human Rights Activists and the Terrorists is ruining the country, but more so the Indian Defense Services.  When someone like VK Singh a person who wasn't a "Yes Man" comes along, he is targeted in every way.But in the normal course what happens in India when it comes to treatment of the Defense Forces is shocking!  Specially, when it comes to fighting insurgency and terrorism.  Look at the now famous/infamous "incident" that has been the s … [Read more...]

Is it safe for a single American woman to travel in India?

Due to the recent spate in rapes in India, there has come about a question mark on how safe women are in India when they travel alone. Specifically for an American woman, or any foreign woman in general. Here is a very interesting and detailed answer to that question.Read Quote of Adrianna Tan's answer to Travel and Tourism in India: Is it safe for a single American woman to travel in India? on QuoraImage courtesy - Hindi Speaking White Girl … [Read more...]

Sheila Dikshit shocked How Delhi unsafe for women…really?! …. after 15 years of ruling Delhi??!!

Sheila Dikshit is aghast at the situation in Delhi in terms of safety of women.  What I found interesting and also sad was that it took an incident in the high-end Lajpat Nagar to wake her up. "Women don't feel safe in Delhi. Fears have risen. I'm shocked to learn about the Lajpat Nagar attempted rape case. It's a big setback for us," she said referring to the rape bid on a 19-year-old woman Tuesday. Such incidents - actually worse than this - happen throughout the city and specially in the lowe … [Read more...]


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