Category: National

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Campaign mode keeps communities cowering in fear

Modi’s  3 year rule and Minorities  John Dayal, in   LifeSiteNews.com – Wednesday May 24 2017 (Note: John Dayal a well known writer and friend of CCV sent  us his views and comments on: Three years of Modi government for the...

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The Indian economy in black and white

What is black money?   John Cheeran in Times of India, May 26, 2017 (Note: All know that Black Money is something that disfigures and destroys the economy of a country like impure blood in a human body. But they know little about ...

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Human shield tragedy, to political farce

Civilians  a shield for  army?  Written by Suvir Kaul, in Indian Express, :May 26, 2017 By supporting Major Gogoi, Captain Amarinder Singh and the army endorse displays of vengefulness. Farooq Ahmad Dar, the Kashmiri who was tied to the jeep as a...

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Who will be the next President? Search for the top post

Kalyani Shankar,  New Delhi  in The Statesman,  April 23, 2017  Rashtrapati Bhavan (PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES) (Note: The principle acceptable to all is that the President should be one above party politics. What usually happens is the nominee and representative of...

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India’s Untouchables – Gwendolyn Simpson Chabrier

Hypocrisies of caste system – Timely reminder to Indians: In THE ASIAN AGE,  PATRALEKHA CHATTERJEE,  Apr 21, 2017 The book comes across as one about caste as seen through a Western lens.  Grove Press, pp. 272, Rs 1,088 (Note: This article is...

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Prohibition deepens rather than solves problems

Resist ban mania –  Rulers have  to understand that prohibition deepens rather than solves problems – April 11, 2017,  Times of India Editorial (Note: It is useless to send out executive orders which can’t be executed. Eating and drinking habits differ from people to...

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Lord Krishna Eve-teaser?

In the pic: Lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan Ink hurled at Prashant Bhushan’s house after his ‘offensive’ comment on Lord Krishna. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:April 3, 2017 Around 7-8 people came outside his house seeking apology from hushan for his 'insulting' comments on the deity. (Note:...

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India’s racist mindset must change – Racism runs deep

Editorial  in the Statessman,  March 31, 2017. (Note: Why has not our honourable Prime Minister uttered a word of condemnation, regret and shame – condemnation for the racist attack, regret for proclaiming to the global community,‘we are racists’ and shame...

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Not godly to be intolerant of those who question God

  Murder of Coimbatore atheist – March 21, 2017  Renuka Bisht in TwinkleTwinkle, Times of India (Note: What marks out humans from animals is his capacity to question, to have an opinion of his/her own, to be different. To be different  is not...

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After my fast, BJP offered me crores to contest Manipur polls

(Published   in Deccan Chronicle, Feb 13, 2017 – pic: 44-year-old rights activist Irom Sharmila (Photo: AP)  Irom Sharmila claims –  Manipur will vote for 60 assembly constituencies which is to be held in two phases (Note: Sharmila richly deserved the title...

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New report exposes India’s mistreatment of minorities

 Religious/ethnic mistreatment, India – Ritu Sharma, in Matters India, India. February 13, 2017 It elaborates on how laws discriminate against Christians and Muslims. (In the pic: Indian Catholics celebrate Christmas Mass at St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Allahabad late on Dec. 24, 2016. Last year...