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Media snubbed, by the boys in blue.

I get a sinister pleasure when i hear that some one thumbed their noses at the media and the media did not have any answers. Well that what the boys in blue did today in reponse to the “news” that there was a rift between the captain and Sehwag. Well its nothing similar to what has been written in this blog, but wat the heck, am happy.

All the best, Team.

Original Article : Dhoni slams ‘false and irresponsible’ Indian media

Rubbishing all talk of a rift between himself and Virender Sehwag , India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni  on Friday came out with his entire squad, including support staff, for the pre-match press conference in Nottingham ahead of the team’s World T20 opener against Bangladesh, and lashed out at a “false and irresponsible” Indian media.

Dhoni said: “This message is for the people of India and Indian cricket fans from worldwide who care for the whole team. That’s why we are all here.

“As we prepare for the T20 World Cup, we are a unified team. The team spirit is as good as it has ever been, with each05dhoni-letter individual supporting each other both on and off the field.

“Recent reports in the Indian media of a rift between myself and Sehwag amounts to nothing but false and irresponsible media.

“Our fans and supporters can take confidence from the wonderful unity that continues to exist in the team.

“We thank our fans for this continued support and look forward to entertaining you during this tournament which we go into well-prepared, unified as Team India and confident.

“Thank-you.”

Finished, Dhoni and the entire squad stormed out of the conference, leaving the Indian media miffed.

The media immediately lodged a complaint with the ICC’s  Communications Officer Sami-ul-Hasan, saying that since it is an ICC event it is mandatory for the captain or a team member to address the media ahead of a match.

Hassan agreed, saying ICC rules are certainly in place, but it has no control over how teams conduct their briefing.

OriginalArticle : Wonderful unity continues to exist in the team: Dhoni

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And, to make sure his words are not concocted, a copy of his address was distributed to the gathering before he and the entire squad and support staff stormed out.

Here’s the copy:

June 5, 2009 Posted by | Current Affairs | , , , , , | 6 Comments

USA is the largest muslim country!!t

If you are one of them who believes that the  US President Mr. Obama is the messiah of the world and had sat through the whole night watching his swearing in ceremony, then god bless you.

I really dont understand what he means by the “Muslim world” , is he referring to the Ummah?? Does he believe in the ummah by any chance? May be he does. Also is there a “Hindu world” , “Christian world” and so on? If not then how did he come up with a “Muslim world”? The ummah is what the terrorists  are harping upon, and by using the words “Muslim world” he is actually playing into their hands. If he really wants to help them , he should be helping individual countries rather than generalizing? Why does he paint the a whole religious community with the same stroke of brush?

Original Article : Obama’s Muslim comment sparks row

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“If you actually took the number of Muslim Americans, we would be one of the largest Muslim countries in the world,” Obama told French television station Canal Plus on Monday, as he prepared for his landmark five-day trip to Egypt and Saudi Arabia, in an effort to bridge the chasm between America and the Islamic world.

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His speech reminds me of the famous statement by our own PM ” Muslims have the first right to Indians resources”.

Original Article :  America is not at war with Islam, asserts Obama

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“My father came from a Muslim family; I know civilization’s debt to Islam,” he said, striking an instant chord with the audience.
The US President said: “America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Let there be no doubt that Islam is part of America.”
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June 5, 2009 Posted by | Current Affairs | , , , , | 5 Comments

A gift to the new ‘secular’ government of India.

Looks like the new ‘secular’ government has received a gift from the US of A. They have issued a travel warning to our country because of terrorist threat’s. Looks like we are becoming like Israel where bombs and rockets are fired upon very often. The differencce between them and us being that we are poorer, our bureaucracy stinks , and we are inept of handling terrorism.

Original Article : Panicky US issues advisory against travelling to India

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“The United States Mission in India wishes to urgently remind all U.S. citizens resident in or traveling to India that there is a high threat from terrorism throughout India. As terror attacks are a serious and growing threat, U.S. citizens are urged to always practice good security, including maintaining a heightened situational awareness and a low profile. Americans in India should be vigilant at all times and monitor local news reports and vary their routes and times in carrying out daily activities. Americans should consider the level of security present when visiting public places, including religious sites, or choosing hotels, restaurants, entertainment and recreation venues. ,” says the US state department website.”

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Also India “fear’s” more attacks from the LeT, so lets stay home like cowards, while they come and kill the citizens of our country. Or infact we can actually pay jizya to pakistan so that we are under the security of the LeT and other terrorist organisations.

Original Article : LeT terror head roams free, India fears more hits

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Seven months since the November 26 Mumbai terror attacks and barely two days after Pakistan freed its mastermind and Lashkar chief Hafiz Saeed, there are intelligence reports of another possible attack on India.

Reports suggest that unlike the inputs ahead of the November 26 attack, the intelligence this time around is a lot more specific and points directly to the Lashkar-e-Toiba.

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Panicky US issues advisory against travelling to India

June 4, 2009 Posted by | Current Affairs | , , , , , | 3 Comments

Visiting Hindu temple against Islamic law.

There goes religious tolerance down the drain. I STILL think religions can co-exist, still do.

Original Article : BSP MP’s visit to temple invites ire of clerics

A newly-elected BSP MP, who visited a temple after winning Lok Sabha election, on Tuesday faced the ire of Muslim clerics who termed his act as “unislamic”.

But Kadir Rana, the MP from Muzaffarnagar, said he had done nothing against the Islamic law.

Reacting sharply to Rana’s visit, clerics of the leading Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband said the MP had violated the Shariat Law.

“Rana’s action was against the Shariat Law, which says a Muslim cannot offer prayer to anyone except the Allah,” seminary’s Deputy Chancellor Maulana Abdul Khalik said.

Similar views were expressed by Maulana Mohammad Sufiyan Kasmi, a member of All India Muslim Personal Law Board, and Mufti Mohammad Arif and Mufti Zulfikar, both local clerics.

Rana, during a victory procession after the Lok Sabha poll results were out on May 16, had visited a temple Muzaffarnagar.

June 2, 2009 Posted by | Current Affairs | , , , , | 1 Comment

Brace up for another 26/11

Now that Pakistan has freed 26/11 accused Hafiz Saeed, its just a matter of time before he can plot another attack on the Indian soil. Actually he can use Qasab again, we are not keen on persecuting him anyway,and he has got the experience of waging jihad on India.  Also the judge who acquitted Hafiz has said that “it was not binding under Pakistani laws to implement UN Security Council resolutions”. Infact its not binding on Pakistan to follow anything apart from the shariah law, we all know that.

Original Article: Pak frees 26/11 accused Hafiz Saeed

Pakistani authorities have freed detained Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, the leader of Lashkar-e-Toiba front Jamaat-ud-Dawa from house arrest in his house in eastern Pakistan on Tuesday. The release was ordered by the Lahore High Court.

Saeed had been put under house arrest on Thursday December 11, 1008 following international hue and cry over the JuD’s involvement in the Mumbai terror attacks of 26 November 2008.

In December 2008, the UN Security Council had listed the group as a front for LeT. Saeed’s home in Johar Town area of Lahore was declared a “sub-jail”.

Saeed’s associates freed too

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June 2, 2009 Posted by | Current Affairs | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pakistani nuclear bomb is a Muslim bomb???

Well, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi thinks so, and also feels that the west is preoccupying India and Pakistan with each other so that the muslim bomb is not exploded on them.

Original Article : ‘Pak is told to target the Muslim bomb against India’

Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi believes that the United States and Israel are creating sharp differences between India and Pakistan, so that the latter could not target its ‘Muslim bomb’ against the West.

“The Pakistanis are told that their enemy is the Hindu, not the Jew or Christian, and therefore their bomb should be directed towards them, the Pakistanis’ immediate enemy, and not anyone else,” he wrote in The Washington Times.

Similarly, the Indians are led to believe their real enemy is Pakistan and that the Pakistani bomb was directed toward them rather than the Israelis or Americans, Gadhafi said in an opinion piece published last week.

“This policy aims to preoccupy Pakistan with India and India with Pakistan. Perhaps this is why America has not been willing to contribute to solving the Kashmiri problem, whereas the Israelis will try to always keep it flammable,” he said.

Gadhafi pointed out that if Islamic extremists affiliated to al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden took over the government in Pakistan, “the key to the nuclear bomb would be in their hands. This has created the Pakistani quagmire for the Americans and Israelis.”

To address this potentially dangerous situation, they have attempted to further drive a wedge of hostility between Pakistan and neighbouring India,” Gadhafi said. “Truly, the Pakistani nuclear bomb is a Muslim bomb,” he wrote in his piece.

“On the other hand, if political parties such as the Pakistan People’s Party or even the army ruled, things would be relatively safe because they presumably constitute responsible institutions. Unfortunately, there is no guarantee that they can form sustainable governments,” he said.

Observing that there can be no Pakistan without Islam, as Islam was the basis for its separation from India, he said, “Islam for the Pakistanis is not a question of faith only but also a question of identity.”

Pakistan, he argued, is witnessing dramatic changes because of its complex demographic structure. Socially, it is composed of various ethnicities and fierce tribes — bordering Afghanistan — that have no loyalty to either Pakistan or to Afghanistan, Gadhafi observed

“Pakistan faces challenges even within its region. It is threatened by the Shiaite Muslim state of Iran and the Hindu India. This is the reason behind the formation of violent Muslim groups affiliated with the fierce tribes in Afghanistan as well as with the al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden,” he said.

June 2, 2009 Posted by | Current Affairs | , , | Leave a comment

Kashmir, the next IT Hub?

Its a clear and undeniable fact that dissidence can be stopped only by economic empowerment and not by brute force. You cannot remove dissent by giving “special status” to the area and its people and make them look like not being a part of us. Give Kashmir inclusive growth , inclusive economic and political reforms and very soon we can see them boot the militancy out of their state. I do believe that Kashmir is not talibanised and they don’t want to wage jihad on India. What they want is to live their life like the rest of the Indian populace. Article 370 I guess is surely not the right step forward. What it does, is make them believe that they are not a part of India. And when they are not a part of India, they would obviously retaliate when Indian army camps in their back yard and shove guns on their faces.

Having an army control the dissent is similar to the situation in Sri Lanka. They might have quelled the military resistance by the LTTE, but to be certain that armed resistance does not raise its head again, Sri Lanka has to begin an inclusive political solution. It has to make sure that the Tamils are not treated as second class citizens. Else it wont be long before another Prabhakaran takes up the gun against the government.

Below is an article in dawn which makes a happy reading. Dont be surprised when you read “Indian Administered Kashmir, instead of just Kashmir :-). And yes the Indian media might not have this anywhere because for them Kashmir is news only when terrorists strike or when the the army perpetuates the so called “human rights violations”. Other wise The map of India which the Indian media refers does not have J&K , just like North East does not exist in it.

Original Article : Ebbing violence booms IT in Indian Administered Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Providing sleeping facilities might be seen as good management practice at your average, round-the-clock call centre, but in Indian administered Kashmir it has the advantage of preventing workers getting shot.

Opened in 2004, Access Infrastructure was born of a period of relative peace in a region where at least 47,000 people have been killed since an armed insurgency against Indian rule began 20 years ago.

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May 29, 2009 Posted by | Current Affairs | , , , , | 3 Comments

All hope is not lost yet.

With people like Janardana Swamy, i guess we need not loose hope about the country going to dogs.  An IIT-B alumini and an ex-employee of Sun microsystems did what most of us would shudder to think of. He wuit his high paying job in the Us and returned to India to set things right. He contested the elections on the BJP ticket and won. No, he is not the son of a politician. All the best Mr. Swamy, hope you will be a role model to all youngsters in India.

Original Article : Karnataka’s swades man.

Chitradurga MP Janardana Swamy, who gave up a top Sun Microsystems job in the US to come back to India, wants the country to become so self-reliant that Americans will soon be coming here for a living

Walking to school from Kallihatti, a remote village in the sun-scorched district of Chitradurga, Janardana Swamy dreamed of impossible things.

His father, a school teacher, walked by his side, telling him inspiring stories. Neither had imagined the dimunitive boy would head a two-billion-dollar business one da

Janardana Swamy grew up as a bright student, and went on to study engineering. He did his master’s at the prestigious Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore.

He was recognised as a brilliant worker, and soon after he started working, rose to the position of chief engineer at Sun Micro Systems in the US. But the fairytale didn’t end there.

Earlier this year, he put in his papers and returned to India. He contested elections from Chitradurga and won, much to the surprise of politicians who had written off his chances.

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May 26, 2009 Posted by | Current Affairs | | 8 Comments

Who falls if India rises? – Tarun Vijay

Who falls if India rises?

If Team Rahul gets so much support— and with radiant faces like Jyotiraditya, Sachin and Jitendra Singh — it is able to deliver in national interest, should we remain adamant and say: Hey, you are bad till you join our party? They are Indians and have been voted to power by an Indian electorate.

Think what India needed at a time when external securitywas under strain and internally terrorism of various varieties continued unabated. Recession has put off lights in a hundred million homes and diplomacy has to show its best with confidence when China makes ADB stop an aid to Arunachal, Tamils are severely brutalized and Swat remains a difficult zone for Delhi, though Kathmandu has given signs of relief, which needs further restrengthening of the non-violent democratic forces.

We wanted a stable government, led by a party with a national outlook, which is necessarily free in taking decisions and without any dependence on the Left and other fringe elements. And an opposition that’s pan-national in its policies, and strong enough to stop any wrong by the treasury benches.
We got it.
Should it make us sad, unhappy and remorseful?

In any case the young, vibrant faces we see peopling parliament, with less caste consciousness and stronger on the merit lines, will do better than their predecessors and please don’t count if they make mistakes-they will shine even if they make some, which are bound to be there in the land of ‘angels’ who have nothing else to do except criticize and belittle others.

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May 22, 2009 Posted by | Current Affairs | | 2 Comments

Is Congress stealing the thunder from the BJP.

The Congress seems to be doing an image make over as a young and dignified party, endearing itself to the urban crowd, while carrying its old image as a party of the rural masses with equal ease.

  1. Looks like the number of young leaders in congress is on the rise, with the help of Rahul Gandhi, and he seems to be inclined to add more young guns to the team. Contrast this with BJP, which does not have many young leaders to boast of, at the national level. This seems to be a very importnat issue considering that the average age of the  Indian populace is what were term as young.
  2. It is not a secret that the congress sounded more dignified during the mud slinging match between the “weak” PM and the “strong”  Advani (add a pinch of Modi, Rahul and Priyanka to spice it up). After the end of it, it looks like it was the BJP which lost ground because of the episode.
  3. Most of the cities have voted for the Congress or its allies, which until recently have been BJP strong holds. That clearly indicates that the middle class, educated, urban voters are getting pulled towards the congress.
  4. It is a fact that the congress looks better in the media, be it visual or print. BJP spokespersons might be great people with excellent qualification and reputation, but they are not able to create an image in the minds of people which will remove the bad publicity that it has been getting all these years.  But got to admit that the BJP did look dignified in defeat and did not act like a child who just lost a race at the  sports meet.

So the question that I am pondering upon is wether the BJP loosing its shine to the congress? Will it fade into oblivion in the near future?

May 21, 2009 Posted by | Current Affairs | , , | 13 Comments