It’s been a year since 10 young men without soul though, shook the financial capital of India. But has anything changed yet? Have our politicians who took moral responsibility of the attack and resigned done something concrete for beefing up the security of the nation? Chuck the selfish politicians. Have people realized their duties and taken some materialistic steps to protect the dignity of our motherland? Has the “Fizz” behavior which they showed by thronging roads of Gateway of India in lakhs on December 3, 2008 led to something substantial?
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Muslims in India after the 26/11 attacks
BJP and Shiv Sena protest over the use of the word ‘Hindu Terrorism’ but have no qualms in accusing Muslims after every terror activity. Mulayam Singh Yadav and Lalu Prasad Yadav project themselves as messiahs of Muslims at every political rally.
We have forgotten them and we will forget them again
As a nation, we have always displayed only callous indifference towards these soldiers who have fought to preserve the country’s freedom and integrity. History shows that only those nations survive who honour their soldiers.
Unless you sacrifice, you can’t fight terror: Col. R Hariharan
Colonel R Hariharan is a specialist on South Asia military intelligence. He served as the head of intelligence for the Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka between 1987 and 1990.
He is associated with the South Asia Analysis Group and the Chennai Centre for China Studies.
Colonel Hariharan speaks about what needs to be done to avoid terror attacks like the one in Mumbai terror attacks.
A political awakening
We ask for a tough state, when we ourselves are a soft people. Most of us are selfish, inward-looking cowards.
(originally published in livemint & via @pjain on twitter)
Was this what the Government was waiting for?
The Government seems to be suddenly acting after a series of terror strikes since the last few times. What do you think was different this time?
Pakistan will have to pay a heavy price: MJ Akbar
M J Akbar is one of India’s best-known journalists and commentators, someone with a deep insight into the Indian people and their mindset. In this first-person, as-told-to piece, Akbar discusses the Mumbai attacks and their relevance for India. (via Rediff)
Prasoon Joshi: Is Baar Nahi
This is a poem sent by Prasoon Joshi to Rediff in wake of the Mumbai Terror Attacks Is baar nahin Is baar jab woh choti si bachchi mere paas apni kharonch le kar aayegi Main usey phoo phoo kar nahin behlaoonga Panapney doonga uski tees ko Is baar nahin (This time when that little girlContinue reading “Prasoon Joshi: Is Baar Nahi”
Terrorism and our Politicians
It has been over 54 hours since the terror struck Mumbai and the operations are still going on at Taj Hotel. Well, I just have no words to speak about my state of mind– Shocked, Angry, resentment, Helpless! I have really started to think so weirdly that I can do anything at this moment. AtContinue reading “Terrorism and our Politicians”
Hail the spirit of Mumbai
As the fresh blasts rocked the financial capital of the country, the Spirit of Mumbai has once again “defeated” the motive of terrorists to create painic. Even after 41 hours of the attack, the battle is still going on at Trident Hotel and Nariman House (28th November, 15:00 hrs IST) but Mumbai woke to theContinue reading “Hail the spirit of Mumbai”