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        • How Mohammad Rafi’s 1965 Song Became The Cult Rock Song Globally in 2000s!

          How Mohammad Rafi’s 1965 Song Became The Cult Rock Song Globally in 2000s!

          Daniel Clowes, the writer of that cult movie, Ghost World – met a person who was house-sitting for Peter Holsapple, who was the guitarist and songwriter for a band in the 1980s – dB’s.    That person had copied a song from Peter’s collection, which Daniel got hold of.  Terry Zwigoff, the movie’s director happened to …The post How Mohammad Rafi’s 1965 Song Became The Cult Rock Song Globally in 2000s! appeared first on Drishtikone.
          - 2 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 4:05am -
        • Pope Alexander VI – The Decadent Borgia Pope Who Epitomized The Sex Obsessed Vatican World!

          Pope Alexander VI – The Decadent Borgia Pope Who Epitomized The Sex Obsessed Vatican World!

          The power and the regressive nature of the Catholic Church was known to me from various examples that one can see everyday, but even I was shocked at the level of decadence that prevails in the Catholic Church and the way it was shaped over the last many centuries.  We happened to watch the series …The post Pope Alexander VI – The Decadent Borgia Pope Who Epitomized The Sex Obsessed Vatican World! appeared first on Drishtikone.
          - 4 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 2:59am -
        • Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir does NOT Belong to Pakistan: A Fact-based Primer

          Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir does NOT Belong to Pakistan: A Fact-based Primer

          There are many buffoons in India, but the ignorant idiots take the cake.  And, 90% of all Indians I have met are completely clueless about Kashmir.  In fact, cluelessness and ignorance has been deliberately cultivated in India by the governments over the last 65 years on Kashmir.  From Nehru to Manmohan Singh, every Congress PM …The post Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir does NOT Belong to Pakistan: A Fact-based Primer appeared first on Drishtikone.
          - 12 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 6:47am -
        • Sexual Abuse and Sexual Addiction: Mental and Social Battle is Not Enough!

          Sexual Abuse and Sexual Addiction: Mental and Social Battle is Not Enough!

          Women of all professions in all countries are coming out with their encounters of sexual abuse by men – powerful and rich.  In so many cases, women experienced those assaults in normal life.  As more skeletons spilled out careers of men and their work was hit.  Roy Moore – the Republican nominee for the Alabama …The post Sexual Abuse and Sexual Addiction: Mental and Social Battle is Not Enough! appeared first on Drishtikone.
          - 14 days ago, 11 Nov 17, 8:21am -
        • Why India was Always a Nation in History, much Before the Concept of Nation States

          Why India was Always a Nation in History, much Before the Concept of Nation States

          Mona Ozouf, a French historian described the trend for formation of nation states in terms of how the concept of what was sacrosanct in terms of social contract was changing.  She calls it – “transference of sacrality” from the strict religious domain to the nation.  This is in line with how the basis of nation …The post Why India was Always a Nation in History, much Before the Concept of Nation States appeared first on Drishtikone.
          - 16 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 10:23am -
        • History Tells Us Why India Needs to become Congress Mukt Bharat

          History Tells Us Why India Needs to become Congress Mukt Bharat

          If you look at the history of successful nations, you will find that key decisions in their lifetimes were taken with nothing but national interest in mind.  There was an understanding amongst the key players that survival of a secure nation is critical for all involved. British fought the first war in India 1757.  It …The post History Tells Us Why India Needs to become Congress Mukt Bharat appeared first on Drishtikone.
          - 18 days ago, 7 Nov 17, 7:59pm -
        • Pakistan on the Brink of Bankruptcy and Economic Ruin

          Pakistan on the Brink of Bankruptcy and Economic Ruin

          As we speak, Pakistan is hurtling towards bankruptcy.  Its situation is so precarious that even if someone tries to help, one cannot.  One needs to understand Pakistani psyche and the national mindset clearly. In the last 4 years, a whopping $36 billion have been taken as loans by Pakistan.  This was done to repay the …The post Pakistan on the Brink of Bankruptcy and Economic Ruin appeared first on Drishtikone.
          - 26 days ago, 30 Oct 17, 5:39am -
        • Why Should We Play the Indian National Anthem in Cinema Halls? Here’s Why!

          Why Should We Play the Indian National Anthem in Cinema Halls?  Here’s Why!

          In a program on Republic TV, Suneet Chopra – a Communist politician and a guy who has lived a life too entitled – said clearly that he does not owe allegiance to the Indian flag or the anthem.  He may, however, owe gratitude towards North Korea or China or Pakistan though.  This was during the …The post Why Should We Play the Indian National Anthem in Cinema Halls? Here’s Why! appeared first on Drishtikone.
          - 30 days ago, 26 Oct 17, 9:12am -
        • May God Save the God Enslaved by Sexual Predators

          May God Save the God Enslaved by Sexual Predators

          On Monday, Bill O’Reilly, the Fox Anchor and the person who has done not one but several multi-million dollar sexual harrassment settlements lamented about how “God” is not protecting him enough. “You know, am I mad at God? Yeah, I’m mad at him,” O’Reilly said on the latest episode of his web series, “No Spin …The post May God Save the God Enslaved by Sexual Predators appeared first on Drishtikone.
          - 31 days ago, 25 Oct 17, 7:58am -
        • Do Critics of GST implemented by Modi Government Have Any Sense of Integrity?

          Do Critics of GST implemented by Modi Government Have Any Sense of Integrity?

          Politics is the world of those who compromise their values and the good of the people for their own victories.  That is why populist ways win over fundamental reforms.  It is very easy to talk of Lee Kwan Yew of Singapore longingly for Indians.  Quite another to understand what he demanded out of the Singaporeans …The post Do Critics of GST implemented by Modi Government Have Any Sense of Integrity? appeared first on Drishtikone.
          - 32 days ago, 24 Oct 17, 9:23am -

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