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The Rise of The Indian Taliban

The Rise of The Indian Taliban

If we were against Taliban and their atrocities in Afghanistan then we must raise our voices against the emergence of the same in India the country known in the world for peace and humility. The new trend of curbing rational and scientific thinking evident from the murders of rational thinker M.M. Kalburgi and Narender Dhobalkar. Bans of different kinds to restrain freedom of people. Killing or abusing of people who speak against any wrongdoing. Confining women to homes. These are all signs of the rise of Indian Taliban i.e the group of fanatics which think what they are doing is right and every one must follow their will.
These groups are dividing society on the basis of religion to spread their agenda by creating animosity between the communities. Recent public lynching of Mohammad Akhlaq in Dadri village of UP for alleged possession of beef which was not even banned in the state and killing of a Muslim youth in Kanpur area by projecting him as a Paki…

Book Review : Operation India One

Book Review : Operation India One
Operation India One is written by Shiv Kumar who works as Commercial Tax Officer for the government of Bihar. The book is published by Om Books International and I have received this signed copy from the author. The book is a journey into Naxalite affected area of Bhagatpur, Bihar.



Cover : Impressive cover. Gives an idea about military action which matches the title related to Operation India One. It attracts and creates interest in the reader about the story which I think is the purpose of the book covers.
Plot: Intelligence Bureau (IB) planned a secret mission (Operation India One) to eliminate MAF a Naxal organisation based in the remote village of Bhagatpur, Bihar. ACP Gautam Dhaliwal of Delhi Police got involved in the mission after arresting MAF chief in a Delhi raid. Charulata the second in command of MAF became more violent after their chief's arrest. Gautam then went to Bhagtpur on secret mission after IB's instruction where he met his …

Back Off India!

Back Off India!

First #GoBackIndia during Nepal Earthquake and Now #BackOffIndia after promulgation of new constitution by Nepalese is a proof of diplomatic failure of Indian government in dealing with Nepal. The people of Nepal trended Back Off India hash tag on Twitter worldwide after Indian government try to intervene in their internal matter by taking note on seven points in their new constitution. Yogi Adityanath MP of ruling party BJP ( Bhartiya Janata Party) from Gorakhpur , Uttar Pradesh went one step ahead in dictating terms to them by sending a letter to Nepal constitution assembly suggesting to make Nepal a Hindu State than a Secular State.
We have a tradition of politeness in our Indian values but the present government which cared for culture and tradition so much that they have separate Cultural Ministry forgets that basic principle of our culture while dealing with our neighbors. They show a Big brother attitude to the smaller nations, the Akhand Bharat (Unified India)…

Book Review : The Secrets of The Dark

Book Review : The Secrets of The Dark
The Secrets of The Dark written by Arka Chakrabarti is first part of the series The Saga of Agni. This book is published by Shrishti Publishers and Distributors and I have received this book as a part of Book Review program by The Reader's Cosmos. The series is a fantasy fiction about adventures of Agni.


Cover : The cover justifies the title by depicting some dark figures signifying The Seven which were discussed in the book. It's an ordinary design and after reading the book I think this could be better if a picture of Agni surrounded by some shadows at the background of a burning ship would be there, anyways it is not a bad cover design.

Plot : There are two stories running simultaneously in the narrative which may connect in the next part:


Agni was an orphan found at sea shore by Briksha a merchant sailor and raised as King Adhirath's ward along with Prince Yani and Briksha's son Vrish. Agni loved Briksha's daughter Malini and …

Women Power

Women Power

It is beyond doubt that a woman is powerful but it's sad that we have to say it again and again because many people in our country and world believes opposite of it. They treat women as inferior to them and didn't value their contribution in our lives and society. Women have achieved significantly in every field of life. She is the best homemaker, the best business woman, the best in field of cinema & art, the best in field of politics and so on. Yet she is not empowered and suffers badly in our society.
This distinction happens because we have made women special by creating God out of them instead of treating them as mere human. Now as god they have to maintain certain set of rules written in scriptures or orally imposed by traditions breaking of which is considered as an act below morality of a woman. The woman must adhere to these orthodox boundaries which were never drawn for men and the girl or woman who wants to come out of it is either labelled as a who…

One Patient, Three Deaths.

One Patient, Three Deaths.
That's heading sounds weird because one patient means one death if he/she was seriously ill but one patient's death leads to two more deaths in Lado Sarai area of the capital of India, Delhi. The incident is another example of unsympathetic private hospitals which this time resulted in not the death patient i.e Avinash Raut a seven year old boy who succumbed to dengue on September 8 but also the death of his parents Laxman Chandra Raut and Babita Raut who jumped off from fourth floor of their building together and ended their life.
Avinash Raut was rejected admission due to lack of beds by five hospitals Moolchand, Max Saket, Akash Hospital, Saket City Hospital and Irene Hospital and when he was finally admitted to Batra Hospital his condition was deteriorated so much that doctors couldn't save his life. The doctors who treated him told that they could save him if he would have come 10-12 hours earlier the nine hours of which was wasted in search…

Bang The Ban

Bang The Ban


The recent eight day meat ban in Mumbai for a Jain festival is not the first for the city. The city have previously been involved in banning Dance Bar, Bear Bar, Night Life, Beef etc even a facebook post against ban during death of Balasahab Thackerey resulted in jail for a lady and her friend. I wonder how people of such a progressive and modern city live with so much bans. 
They say that they want Mumbai to be like Shanghai a city under dictatorial Chinese authority where you don't have any right to stand and speak against the government and If I am not wrong the first step in this direction has been taken by the Maharashtra Government with an order in which any written or verbal statement against the government would be considered as treason or the crime against the State. If they are making Shanghai in this way than I am sure Mumbaikars better prefer Mumbai over it. 
We in other parts of India knows Mumbai as a city which never sleeps, which fulfill dreams and wh…

Opportunity To live

Opportunity To Live. 
"The smallest coffins are the heaviest."



The image of three year old Aylan Kurdi wearing bright red T-shirt and shorts and lying face down in the surf on the beach town of Bodrum, Turkey is enough to raise the question on our humanity. The boy was on a ship that capsized due to overload while going from Turkey to Greece. This wasn't the only case of boat capsizing, many boats carrying the refugees out of war-torn Syria have facing the similar fate.
The four and a half year long civil war in Syria have resulted in lost of life and childhood of Syrian children. The fear of dying have forced Syrian people to take refuge in neighboring countries of Europe and Asia. In their move to leave their country quickly they often overload the boats which resulted in mid sea capsizing of boats. But their problems just not ends there. Many countries are refusing entry to them and if they are allowed in some countries they lived in conditions which made them wish to …

Movie Review : Phantom (2015)

Movie Review : Phantom (2015)
Phantom is an Indian action thriller film directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and Siddharth Roy Kapur starring Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif in leading roles. The film is a fictional and imaginative account of India's action after 26/11 Mumbai Attacks.


Marketing : The leading cast was present everywhere to promote this film be it reality shows, News channels or magazine and newspaper interviews. The public was aware of its release dates and there was a craze for it among the audience as Kabir Khan's previous release Bajrangi Bhaijaan is among the biggest earner of this year.
Music : The music album has six songs four of which are different versions the song Afghan Jalebi which is a foot tapping number. Saware in Arijit Singh's voice is also a good song. Unnecessary songs were not inserted in the narrative which was a good thing for the movie.
Story : R.A.W (Research and Analysis Wing) the secret service agency of Indian gover…