March 27, 2009

Lacking objectivity

By U. Mahesh Prabhu It is not easy to listen to something with which you are in total disagreement with. And it, obviously, seeks patience. Patience is a great virtue. Without it it’s absolutely up hilling to achieve something worthwhile. People of our times are frustrated and there can be […]
December 3, 2008

Double Standards

When Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur was arrested for her alleged involvement in the Malegaon blasts case, my inbox was bombarded with tons of email which promised  ‘evidence’ in this regard. The people who mailed me were of course, the ones who sympathized with the ‘Mujahids’ a. k. a. ‘freedom fighters’ […]
November 8, 2008

Being ‘Anti-Muslim’

‘I wonder why you write such a column replete with hate and vengeance’ alleged a protagonist, who calls himself as a ‘secularist’, on reading my previous columns. But when I asked him to aid me in finding those words of ‘hate and vengeance’ he wasted no time to enjoin ‘I […]
November 1, 2008

Obama’s tryst with Islam

If you think Obama’s full name is ‘Barack Obama’ then you are half right. His middle name, which is hardly flashed in the media, is ‘Hussein’. Thus his complete name is ‘Barack Hussein Obama.’ Now the question that would certainly follow is: ‘Does he, or not, have a Muslim background?’ […]