Archive | My Country – India

Indian Government Wants to Play Big Brother – Major Ammendments Proposed to the Indian IT Act of 2008

Do you remember how three years ago Indian ISPs had all of a sudden started blocking random websites (including all blogspot blogs)? Remember how it felt to have your website banned all of a sudden and without any explanation? Well guess what, if the proposed amendments for the Information Technology Act of 2008 gets passed […]

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Indian ISPs block Blogspot

The Indian Blogosphere is abuzz with speculation about the blocking of all blogs hosted on Blogspot. It first came to my notice when one of friend asked me if I could view his blog (hosted on blogspot). I could, but apparently his ISP was blocking it. On doing some research I found that ISP’s like […]

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Wake up India

11 minutes, 7 blasts. 190 dead , several hundred more injured. As Mumbaikars try their best to move ahead, and put this cowardly act of terrorism behind them, the question that is in every Indian’s mind is “What’s next ?“. The question is not whether another attack will take place but how soon it will […]

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Greatest exercise of democracy

Election is the greatest exercise in democracy.And the communist party in west bengal is adamant to make sure that they carry out this exercise in a way like no other government(they do have some competition from the neighbour though) Here is picture from a local newspaper revealing as to how extraordinary this local governing bodies […]

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Was Jinnah Secular?

Advani’s recent comment that “Jinnah was secular” has created a huge political storm in India.In the face of barrage of attacks from RSS and internal grudgings Advani has decided to resign. But the question is was Jinnah secular? Jinnah was an well educated Muslim who didnt belive in the supersitions and rituals of the religion.Initially […]

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Advani:Innocent?

A couple of days ago I mentioned in this article that there are romours that Advani may have been among the group of People that had attempted to assassinate Jinnah in 1947. But Pakistan has squashed those rumours saying that L.K. Advani’s name does not figure in the FIR filed in 1947 in connection with […]

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Faces of India

Stare at the underbelly of Asia and behold the Indian behemoth: 100 crore people – one-sixth of the world’s populatio – who live in a country one-third the size of the U.S., who speak more than a thousand languages and dialects, and who support more than 20 political parties in the world’s biggest and perhaps […]

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