Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned till 2 pm

Rajya Sabha proceedings have been adjourned till 2 pm after opposition parties raised the issue of communal violence in Delhi and the government ban on two Malayalam news channels for their coverage of the riots. Continue Reading

A riot of riots

It was Paris a little before last year. Today, it is London. Now what the dickens is common between the two cities of that fabled Tale? Riots and arson on the streets. So what’s the big deal?

For the proud former imperial powers such riots are indeed a mighty blot on their egos. It is quite alright and even natural for the third world and Arab nations to erupt in roadside rage at the drop of a hat but civilised nations that taught mankind ‘table manners, art & fashion’, Continue Reading