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Terror in the Air (23 Jan 2009)

The arrest of Lashkar-e-Toiba’s operative Faheem Ansari by UP Police is turning out to be a vital breakthrough in India’s fight against terrorism. Many of Faheem’s revelations bore chilling connections to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. He had already revealed that Mumbai hotels could be targets for attacks and that terrorists could come by the […]

Our Friend from Texas (23 Jan 2009)

Like the rest of the world, Indians have plenty of reasons to ridicule or even vilify the outgoing US President George Bush. Bush’s second term gave birth to America’s two biggest problems today – the Iraq war and a worldwide economic recession. However, nobody in India can deny that some of his decisions have historic […]

This is Katju Again (03 Apr 2009)

Those who believe in India’s secular credentials must find a true hero in Supreme Court Justice Markandey Katju, who has time and again stood up for safeguarding the country’s secular character. Justice Katju has often taken a stance against fundamentalism of all religions and not only did he strongly condemn the Gujarat riots against the […]

Invisible Money (03 Apr 2009)

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram came out with a statement last week on how the UPA government had conducted a diligent enquiry into the crores of Indian funds parked in Swiss bank accounts and has been diligently trying to get this money back into the country. Despite Chidambaram’s clarification, the BJP is fully keen to […]