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Nithin Sridhar Guest Columns : 2



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Earthquakes Dont Kill People, Buildings Do
The earthquake in small country of Haiti on Tuesday (12/01/10), was devastating causing buildings to topple and in the process to have killed many. According to BBC (1) thousands are feared dead. The Red Cross says up to three million people are affected. A report in The Christian Science Monitor (2) says many government and United Nations buildings in Haitis capital Port-au-Prince have collapsed. It quotes Bernice Robertson, a senior analyst in Haiti for International Crisis Group as saying maj...
Nithin S CHOW BORGOHAIN: strict law implementation must be made [2 comments]
The Dark Side Of Ragging
The debate about whether, ragging is good or bad, is once more in the air. The incidence that brought the ugly face of ragging to light, occurred on March 7th, but was reported in media only on Saturday, April 11, little more than a month later. Media reported: A 19-year-old management student may have permanently lost his vision after his seniors beat him up in a Coimbatore college last month.Akhil Dev alleges his senior students at the PSG College of Arts and Science punched him in the eyes an...
Nithin S Jay: Ragging is a criminal act & should be completely prohibited. There aren"t going to be any life lessons in ragging. Here"s an article what seniors must be doing: https://www.youthkiawaaz.com/2017/10/ragging-in-our-universities-a-symptom-or-a-disease/ [2 comments]
Water management for times of scarcity
As the World Water Day passed by, almost unnoticed, I recall a seminar I attended last month. Programmes like these are held by concerned leaders of society off an on in major cities across the world. But is anybody listening?Today, we are in a situation of water scarcity. Deaths due to water scarcity and water-borne diseases are increasing day by day.Water, water, everywhere,/Nor any drop to drink...
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Mad Rush madrassah Certificates
The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry is ready to grant madrassah certificates, equivalent to those issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). This recommendation was made by the Justice Rajinder Sachar Committee, which was appointed by the ministry to review the status of minorities. These suggestions also find mention in the Prime Ministers 15-point programme for minorities. As per the recommendation, students can also approach Madrassah Boards of other states to get th...
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Time we call spade a spade
On the night of 26Th November around 11.30, I was sitting online chatting with friends. Then, someone told me there has been terror attack on Mumbai. I thought it must be another bomb blast. I did not feel any emotions. After hearing to blasts every other day in different parts of India, it doesnt have much affect on me. I felt cold, but I did not bother to even switch on TV. Later around 12 am, the same guy told me to watch TV. So, I switched on TV hesitantly, while my mind was thinking about t...
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Brahmin from the Rome
In early 1982, Father Joseph Parekatil of the Catholic Church of Parasahi, Madhya Pradesh, destroyed the sacred murthi of the Goddess Visweshwari Siddheswari enshrined on the nearby Nawain Tekdi hill and erected a small wooden cross. Later, the father erected a 31 - foot high concrete cross illegally on the hill on February 18th, 1983. Enraged villagers destroyed the cross a month later on March 17th. On February 20th, 1985, with the intent once again of trying to gain possession of the hill, Fa...
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Blasts in Bangalore, Does anybody care?
Another terrorist attack, another Bomb blast, few deaths, few injuries, few economic losses. These have become a part and parcel of Indian life.Location changes, outfits involved changes, but the impact remains same, the intentions remain same.This time the location was Bangalore, the Garden city, the IT city. As in the past, TV, Newspapers and all sources of media will report it in headlines, then will make analysis and then forget it. People have lost interest; they comment about sad state and...
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Kamasutra - Sex and Hinduism
It is Victorian mentality which condemns any depiction of sex. Hinduism recognizes the role of sexual desires in human lives. The sexual depictions in some of the temples were mean to not only educate the people, but also to help those who were involved in sexual sadhanas for enlightment. There is a difference between Nudity and expression of beauty and pornography. What appears in Hindu puranas and Itihasas are the expressions of genuine beauty and not pornography.Tantra is a much maligned word...
Nithin S S.Ghosh: You have never read Kamasurta in original. It is a big book. The first part is a sociological analysis of how nearly 2000 years ago in different parts of India people do their courtship, how they get married, how they behave after marriage. The secon.... [5 comments]
Christian fundamentalism & Orissa clashes
The recent Hindu-Christian clashes in Orissa during Christmas where many churches were burnt again shed light on the complexity of religious conditions in India. As usual Hindus and Hindu Organizations are being blamed. But, before getting into these blame games, its important to state the facts.Orissa has been a favorite destination of Christian Missionaries for proselytization. The illegal conversions are being carried out by missionaries in tribal areas. In Kandhamal District alone the Christ...
Nithin S Mo: Jai, pls call out such fakes.
They are 24x7 soul harvestors
fooling everyone using
fake names and sermons. [3 comments]
The Whitewashing of History
The History of India has been whitewashed and distorted first by European rulers which after Independence were continued by eminent historians of India and their supporters the Leftists, Seculars and self claimed Progressives of India to meet their own ends. They have painted the pre-Islamic invasion period as Dark age and have glorified the Islamic period to be very peaceful and prosperous. (The subject of distortions of history had been dealt by me in brief in the article “Indian History and A...
Nithin S Bhagwat: Great article !
It is the responsibility of every Hindu and every Indian to educate our children about our history and religion.
Do on rely on the governments - they are short-sighted and can only look to the next election.
Do not rel.... [1 comments]
1947-Partition of India
The Partition of India was a partition that led to the creation on 14 August 1947 and 15 August 1947, respectively, of the sovereign states of Dominion of Pakistan (later Islamic Republic of Pakistan) and Union of India (later Republic of India) upon becoming free from British rule. In particular, it refers to the partition of the Bengal province of British India into the East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) and the Indian state of West Bengal, as well as the similar partition of the Punjab region of...
Nithin S Anadish K. Pal: Feedback sent to Author: 1947-Partition-of-India

It"s a queer little book on the partition of India, which attempts to bring out the big picture.Two links to my book on Kindle are here for your review

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_.... [1 comments]
Destruction of Hinduism & Truth of Marxists
The Marxists and Seculars have created the myth that Muslim rulers were tolerant. They deny that there was mass temple destruction and mass Killing of Hindus. But, Dr.Koenraad Elst in his book “Negationism in India Concealing the record of Islam”3 writes- “The Muslim conquests, down to the 16th century, were for the Hindus a pure struggle of life and death. Entire cities were burnt down and the populations massacred, with hundreds of thousands killed in every campaign, and similar numbers depor...
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MF Hussain deserves Ravi Varma Award?
The recent decision of Kerala Government to felicitate noted Painter M.F.Hussain with Raja Ravi Varma Award1, needs critical examination due to the fact that about 1250 formal police complaints, 7 court cases 2 have been registered against M.F. Hussain for denigrating Hindu deities by painting them in the nude....
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Social aspect of Hindutva Philosophy
Hindutva is often associated with the Psychology of the people. Media often portrays Hindutva as an ideology of hate towards non-Hindus. Hindutva is seen as a political tool to play with the emotions of people. The so called intellectuals point out that Hindutva means destruction of Mosques [they quote Ayodya Babri Demolition as an example]...
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The Myth of Jesus Christ
Today, the Church and the Christians who for centuries had been committing atrocities against people of other religions in the name of Jesus, who had been proselytizing people in order to save them has no justification. There is no Christianity without Jesus and Jesus has been proved a myth. Hence Christianity can no longer claim to be the Only True Religion.......
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