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 […]
June 29, 2008

Islam & Peace

Over the internet I have come to know of a very interesting group of people who have with them but one agenda: of convincing masses of ‘Islam is a religion of peace’. Frankly I have had no issues with them, whatsoever, initially. As a firm believer in mutual co-existence and […]
June 22, 2008

Reactionary Hinduism

It’s virtually impossible to describe the word ‘Hindu’. You can define Muslim, Christian and people of other faiths quiet accurately, but not Hindu. Many deem that all Hindus are idolaters – that’s certainly not true. Arya and Brahma Samajis are also Hindus, but are completely critical of Idol Worship. If […]