December 30, 2007

Who earns a dividend on Benazir’s death?

Benazir is dead. Conspiracy theories are already up and working, ones that are complex, and are hard to understand. Pakistani administration of the Mush had initially told of her death due to the blast, where as the ‘scintillating revelation’ by the close aide of the departed leader seems to hinting […]
December 23, 2007

Who killed Gen Zia-ul-Haq?

Corera’s book links the death of the Pakistani dictator with the nuclear trafficking between Pakistan and Iran, says Mahesh Prabhu Shopping for Bombs, Gordon Corer,Foundation Books, Rs 1295 Is it possible that the Pakistan’s nuclear sale to Iran in the 1980s was made without Gen Zia-ul-Haq’s approval and that he […]
December 22, 2007

Time to create a formidable Hindu Lobby

‘In a country that prides itself on its religious diversity and its secular constitution, may see the rise of Modi and his pro Hindu agenda as a terrifying chapter of intolerance. They say he is dangerous fire brand and too comfortable inciting the politics of hatred and violence.’ States Sam […]
December 16, 2007

Kannada is under siege by whom?

In less than a month’s time I have attended two Kannada Sammelans (read conference). One organized by Alvas Education Foundation, entitled Nudisiri, in Moodubidri and Kannada Sahitya Sammelan – organized in association with the state government in, my home town, Udupi. The difference I found in both of them was […]