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Increase Police Budget for Better Results

Arun Kumar (22) was arrested by T Nagar Police on charges of stealing 40 sovereigns of gold from his friend’s house. He lost nine fingers allegedly due to torture by police. He moved Madras High Court seeking a compensation of Rs ten lakh. This just doesn’t make sense. For 40 sovereigns, nine fingers? And, then, compensation of ten Lakhs for Nine fingers? It is again the mistake of the police….


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Marathi Soil is RED

Bal Thackeray’s Shiv Sena is vying with the Raj Thackeray led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) to get political space on the issue of Marathi signboards. While the MNS deadline for Mumbai shop owners to change their signboards from English to Marathi has ended, the Shiv Sena has asked Brihanmumbai Municipal Committee (BMC) to enforce Marathi signboards on traders and shopkeepers. The Thackereys are the sons of the Marathi soil, and,…


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Territory Expansion by Men Is Easy, Courtesy Police

A new study has revealed that a Jamaican lizard called the Anolis engages in impressive displays of reptilian strength – push ups, head bobs, and threatening extension of a colourful neck flap called a dewlap – to defend its territory at dawn and dusk. While female anoles establish small territories allowing access to food and other resources, while males stake out larger territories allowing them access to several females. The…


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Mia Bibi Razi to Kya Karega (Strictly Male) Quazi

Muslim clerics have questioned the sanctity of a marriage of a Sunni couple under the Shariat law which was solomonised by a Shia women Quazi I used to think that at least in Muslims it doesn’t matter what the Quazi thinks, and that’s what the law also states (Muslim marriage is an agreement, not a sacrament). But, NO, it seems I was wrong: Muslim couples can marry sans a Male…



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Mukesh Ambani Does it Again.

The tree-lined Altamount Road is a favourite of India’s “very rich”, Wealth-Bulletin said, and added that it was “catapulted into the ranks of the world’s most expensive when India’s wealthiest individual Mukesh Ambani unveiled plans last year to build a residential apartment block on the street at a cost of around $1 billion”. Proud-to-be-an-Indian Mukesh Ambani has added another feather to his cap by getting Altamount Road included in the…


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Is IAEA Safeguard Agreement Unconstitutional?

The Agreement The termination clause of IAEA Safeguard Agreement is a bone of contention. As per Mr. Anil Kakodkar, the perpetuity of the safeguards is linked to the perpetuity of the fuel supplies, and this holds for the indigenous facilities as well. This is based on the interpretation of the IAEA Agreement. However, as per the other interpretation, based on paragraph 15 (c) of the Separation Plan dated 2nd March,…