Category: National

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Man carrying his dead wife! What this says about India?

Behold the Man! (Behold India!) – Manu Joseph,  in Hindustan Time,  Aug 28, 2016 The man and his daughter had walked about 12 kilometres this way when some journalists spotted him and saw news. (ANI) (Note: “Behold the Man!” was first said...

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​Dalit anger aginst manual scavenging

'Do you want the poor to Pay Even  to  Shit?' – Top of Form (August 30, 2016 , in Reddif.com) 'We cannot let this country be a place where the poor pay to shit.' That is inhuman and unacceptable.' (Note: There is a...

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Prohibition & Forbidden fruit

Death by liquor – Editorial in the Hindu, 19/8/16 (Note: The forbidden fruit has always been the most sought after tasty fruit from the time of God’s creation and the tragic story of Paradise lost. Still how is it that humans,...

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Kerala priest inspires 15 clerics to donate organs

                       Published on:  August 11, 2016  in Matters India Fr. ChiramelKochi: With Father Davis Chiramel founding the Kidney Federation of India, Kerala has witnessed a good number of priests and nuns donating organs. Father Chiramel was the first priest in...

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India’s indigenous people urged to unite for their rights

World day of Indigenous people – In UCAN India, Aug.10/16 Many government policies are anti-tribal especially those related to natural resources.         (Note: It may be news to many that there is a day called: “International Day of the World's Indigenous...

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Kidnapped pastor, companion denied bail

Another  kidnap of Pastor in MP Published on  July 25, 2016 in Matters India Reporter (Note:  First it was the kidnap and torture of a Catholic bishop, Prasad Gallela of Kadappa on April 25/2016, now it is that  of a Protestant pastor Ramlal...

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Cosmetic cabinet change?

Biggest NDA Cabinet reshuffle gives precedence to politics over performance Times of India  Editorial, July 6, 2016 (Note: Times of India (TOI) gives two editorials on cabinet reshuffle: one before reshuffle giving advise and one on 6th evaluating the reshuffle made.) How does the...

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Do justice to India’s gays, scrap 377

Rainbow of hope? Will India vote for an LGBT resolution at UN? Arvind Narrain, in Hindustan Times, Jun 28, 2016 (Note: Yes the Gays, homosexuals, or same-sex people, were on the margins of society for centuries, especially in religious circles:...

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​Three Indian women Get Fighter Wings!

Fighting women in the skies In the Asian Aage, Jun 19, 2016 – India’s first women fighter pilots (from left), Mohana Singh, Avani Chaturvedi and Bhawana Kanth. (Photo: PTI) (Note:  Yes, created history in the skies! When are Indian women going...

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Hillary factor in India ties

Election cock fight to watch Kalyani Shankar, in the Statesman, 12 June, 2016 Hillary Clinton (AFP) (Note: Possibility can always become probability and then reality. Only in that sense we can now say, that Hilary Clinton may become the first woman...