Not everything generates the same outrage. Hindus on the Right feel that the murder of Prashant Poojary is being ignored, while the lynching in Dadri is receiving too much attention due to religious pandering. However, the real reason is simple. The circumstances of the murder in Dadri make the common man feel unsafe. The murder of Poojary however, does not. Here’s why.
It’s clear that Modi can’t control the elements within his party. Lots of us like the idea of economic development, but hate the idea of a “Hindu nation”. Maybe Modi should split from the BJP and RSS and go his own way. That way, we can vote for development without the excess baggage of the BJP.
The RSS, VHP, and other hindu organizations are forever comparing India to Islamic nations and saying “See! If you tried this in Saudi Arabia, you would be killed!” But so what? Are our standards so pathetically low that we’re thrilled about being better than one of the most barbaric nations on the planet? Come on…that’s no achievement!
Just because someone is “incited” or “provoked”, doesn’t excuse their actions. They are still criminals.
If you ban beef for Hindus, you have to also ban meat for Jains
India can never use terrorism as a tool. That is simply not who we are.
The past is over and done with. No one living today is responsible.
Jindal wants to leave his “Indian” tag behind. I support him.
Recently the Supreme Court ruled that hangings cannot be carried out secretly and without first allowing the convict to inform their family members and seek legal counsel. Makes sense right? After all, one of the pillars of the Constitution and of modern society is due process. Secret executions, killings etc – these are the hallmarks […]
Salman Khan and Jayalalitha show that our bail hearing systems need fixing.