Monthly Archives: March 2009

Religion and politics do not make as lethal a mix as Politics and violence

Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Gaffar Khan, Suu Kyi, The Dalai Lama were /are  staunch believers in their religion and examples of politics based on compassion and humane values. Then there are ‘Secularists”, Stalin, Mao, Jinnah, The US administration with … Continue reading

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Who destroy our forests? The forest deparment!

Of 105 elephants that died in 2007-08, post-mortem of 22 was done after 10 to 25 days of death. Due to the delay, between 2002 and 2008, the bodies of 23 elephants decomposed and the reason for deaths couldn’t be … Continue reading

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Bluid the peace consensus

The trail of terror continues with cricketers as the latest target. The Mumbai and Lahore attacks, public executions and the murder of over a thousand civilians in the Swat valley by Taliban-style terrorists are horrifying examples of atrocities committed by … Continue reading

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free tractor serviceto small landowners

A story from today’s Indian Express: http://www.indianexpress.com/story/24797.html talks about a man Ramesh Arnalkar, a trader from Pune, who is giving out a brand new tractor to small land-owners in Maharashtra’s suicide belt, free of cost to help them till their … Continue reading

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Formation of srijan Foundation

On 22 March 2007, Srijan Foundation Trust was formally registered. The government functioning was extremely efficient, the people behind the counter to advise on how to fill the form were a little impatient yet helpful, the final signing authority seemed … Continue reading

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Independent day Festival

After much delay from my end, and several reminder SMSs and calls from Col Rama, I’m finally uploading some pictures from the Independence Day celebrations at the Community Hall in Sector A, Vasant Kunj.

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Islam and Peace:Muslims must speak in one voice against extremism

An article courtesy  TOI, of  17 March. It is very very rare to see such frank opinions on extremists, root cause for extremism, especially when linked to a religion with more than its share of violence and man made tragedies. … Continue reading

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Who destroys our forests? The forest department!

Starvation killing jumbos N D Shiva Kumar | TNN Of 105 elephants that died in 2007-08, post-mortem of 22 was done after 10 to 25 days of death. Due to the delay, between 2002 and 2008, the bodies of 23 … Continue reading

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Warm someone’s heart today

Mr Watwani has sent this. ONE OF THE BEST STORIES I HAVE EVER HEARD! As she stood in front of her 5th grade class on the very first day of school, she told the children an untruth. Like most teachers, … Continue reading

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Mamta and Amar Singh dividing the country communally

“Ms Banerjee said she would resign from politics if it was proved that the Batla House shootout was not a fake encounter.” It is time that she moved out of politics and serve our mere mortals from Singur to Jamia. … Continue reading

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