By Syed Ali Mujtaba ∙ The Cauvery river water issue, which is a bone of contention between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and also entangles Kerala and Puducherry, is now caught up in a new row. This time within Karnataka itself, where the river...―
By Syed Ali Mujtaba ∙ Even as the March 5 notification of the UPSC Civil Services Main examination is put on hold due to pressure lobby within the Parliament, the latest revision of the pattern of examination leaves ample scope of ...―
By Syed Ali Mujtaba ∙ Its Cyberabad blast and not Hyderabad, as some of our so called national media is going gung-ho describing the twin blasts that rocked Andhra Pradesh on Thursday evening, February 21, 2013. Cyberabad is in Raga Reddy...―
By Syed Ali Mujtaba ∙ Last month I traveled from Paras-Nath, the Jain pilgrimage center in the Jharkhand state to Gaya, Bihar. I traveled in the cattle class compartment of a local passenger train to have the feel of real India. ∙ ...―
By Syed Ali Mujtaba ∙ Movie Vishwaroopam controversy that centers on profiling of the Muslim community has fallen into the quagmire of the hackneyed debate of right of expression vs right to protest. ∙ The liberals are flagging off ...―
By Syed Ali Mujtaba ∙ The gang rape in New Delhi in a moving bus on Dec 17, 2012 has stirred the consciousness of the entire nation. More incensed are the people living in the national capital who are its victim every now and then. What...―
By Syed Ali Mujtaba ∙ At a time when Anna Hazare has announced to form a new team to revive the anti corruption movement, speculations are rife whether his second innings to cleanse the bane of corruption would again start with a thunder ...―
By Syed Ali Mujtaba ∙ The post ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka has many sordid stories to tell. Some about the woes of war and others of its aftermath, one such story is depicted in the movie “With You, Without You” (Oba Nathuwa Oba Ekka) that...―
By Syed Ali Mujtaba ∙ In the social matrix of India, there are two opposite forces at work, one that seek to abolish the caste system, and other that reinforces the primordial loyalties. This seesaw battle is being well articulated in Tamil...―
By Syed Ali Mujtaba ∙ Arvind Kejriwal, the social activist turned politician who is acquiring the center stage of the political scene seems to be the voice of the nation. The way he has stormed into the limelight, making one allegation ...―
By Syed Ali Mujtaba ∙ The mercurial West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is once again in spotlight for her eccentricities, when she ordered the arrest of a man who asked her a question of farmer’s welfare in her public meeting....―
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