Lately India has become a "free for all". Now, there is not even a pretense of being "above board" and impartial. Markandey Katju, the ex-Justice and the present Chief of the Press Council of India has done it again. He had earlier discussed his disdain for Narendra Modi and a few other leaders. And now he has been canvassing for pardon of sentences for those who have been charged for terrorist acts against people of India. We will get to the ridiculousness of his argument and those of … [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 … [Read more...]
After Modi's victory, there is a lot of discussion and debate on both sides of the aisle - those who support Modi and those who don't. Here is one such remark by Markandey Katju I have been asked my opinion about Mr.Modi.Till now I avoided commenting on him since I thought that my views may be misconstrued as if i wish to influence the Gujarat elections. Now that the elections are over I may speak out. The test of every system is whether the standard of living of the masses is rising or not. … [Read more...]
Chanakya TV series was one of the best ever. Many people I know still go back to it. Chanakya was an inspiring personality in his own time and even now. He brought the nation of India together in a way that no one had done before him or later. He looked at the idea of India as one whole. And that concept of India was predicated on what was Sanatan Dharma. Something that is today - after the invasions of religious invaders - known as Hinduism. The reason Hindus can have their own … [Read more...]