August 23, 2008

The Rise and Reign of Shiekh

With the objective of perpetuating their rule on the vast Indian subcontinent, the British made two things the foundation of all their political activities. First was the ‘divide and rule’ diplomacy and secondly, the arrangement of able agents and even stooges for implementing this appropriately in the political setup. The […]
August 16, 2008

Islamic Fanaticism—Not Economic Backwardness

It’s almost a month since Jammu began, what seems to be, an insuppressible agitation against the Governor and the pro-partisan and Muslim-appeasing politicians on their refusal to re-allot the land to Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) for providing facilities to Hindu pilgrims visiting Amaranth. The depth of resentment is evident […]
August 10, 2008

Constitutionally Recognized Separatism

By U. Mahesh Prabhu During the time of India’s partition, in the year 1947, all the states of the subcontinent were given the rights, under the Indian Independence Act, to accede either to India or Pakistan. Displaying his grand statesmanship the then Indian Union Home Minister, Sardar Patel, succeeded in […]
July 5, 2008

Nuclear Deal & National Polity

By U. Mahesh Prabhu Congress led UPA government is in chaos. It is now living amidst fright of loosing its majority in parliament after the row over Indo-US nuclear deal. The intimidation to the Congress, in specific, doesn’t seem to be easing down – in any way. And it is […]