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Chinese media influence and Subversion of India

Richard Gere was one of the top A-list actors in Hollywood in the 1980s and the 1990s.  He starred in all-time classics like Pretty Woman, An Officer, and a Gentleman, Runaway Bride, and Internal Affairs.  As he walked down to present the award for best art direction in the 1993

02 Aug 20 13 min read

Is democracy dead?

In the Annual predictions for 2018 [], we had said that by the end of that year, credible voices will start asking if “Democracy is really relevant” anymore.  Given the spate of books that have come out recently by mainstream voices, the question that needs to

26 Jul 20 10 min read

Air bubble between India, Germany and France for plane travel

India has announced the creation of travel bubbles with the US, Germany, and France.  Airlines from these countries can bring passengers of certain categories of passengers and fly them out.  Air India announced flights till August end to US, Paris and Frankfurt.  Also, Air India will lower its fares as

18 Jul 20 1 min read

Rajnath Singh visits soldiers near LoC in Kupwara

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday visited a forward post near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir and interacted with the soldiers deployed there. > जो बोले सो निहाल… [] — Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) July

18 Jul 20 1 min read

Joe Biden embraces Islamists to jeopardize ties with India

US presidential hopeful Joe Biden has wandered into a swamp where UK’s Labour Party leader and defeated prime ministerial candidate Jeremy Corbyn’s ankles got stuck and he could never recover. The Democrat nominee wants India to «restore the rights of Kashmiris», and is disappointed over the Citizenship Act

18 Jul 20 2 min read

Virtual Water Trade in India – A definitive guide

Virtual Water Trade is a game-changing flow that has been underway globally as it gets ready to disrupt societies, economies, and food security in many societies.  Virtual Water Trade in India and from India is an important topic.  Something that needs to be properly understood for correct public policy decisions.

15 Jul 20 4 min read

Anti-CAA Carnage Chargesheets – Actors and Motives

Violence that accompanied the anti-CAA protests was a collaborative and a pre-planned venture. Faisal Farooque, who owns Rajdhani School, which was used in the Delhi riots to bomb and attack Hindus in the area, along with Tahir Hussain’s house, had led the police to a lot of interesting connections.

03 Jun 20 4 min read

Another Pulwama style Terror Attack averted in Kashmir

This is the stuff of spy thriller stories.  In a remarkable intelligence victory, Indian forces neutralized a 2019 Pulwama style attack once again in Pulwama thus preventing a major bloodbath in a CRPF convoy of over 400 personnel. On 14 February 2019, a CRPF convoy was attacked by Adil Ahmad

28 May 20 3 min read

Astrological Predictions for India, US and China

Astrological Predictions are being sought by many in these days of high uncertainty. How is the world – specifically, India and US – going to be in the coming years?  What if we knew at least some indications of what it will be?  I came across this excellent discussion by a very

24 May 20 2 min read

Biased Google searches – nay bigoted – are a reality!

Google searches are the world’s window to knowledge and information.  If that window is tinted in a certain color and prejudice then the world will be judged and seen differently. Khilji example – Biased Google Searches or outright bigotry? I recently wrote an article on Alauddin Khilji [https://www.drishtikone.

17 May 20 4 min read

How Bolsheviks created the Islamist-Communist partnership

Islamists have pushed the world to redefine itself in recent years due to global terror attacks.  Often the underlying trigger or sentiment for this terrorism is expressed in an anti-West narrative. Strangely, and interestingly, one often sees Islamists and Communists working together closely, despite how the communist regimes in Russia

13 May 20 8 min read

India now includes PoK Weather Forecasts

PoK weather is a-changing!  There’s a storm brewing over Pakistan Occupied Kashmir – PoK, the Indian territory which was illegally occupied by Pakistan.  And, because of which UN resolutions [] asked Pakistan to fully withdraw. Since this government came and specifically after the abrogation of Article

08 May 20 3 min read

Is Social Diversity Really a Strength?

Is social diversity really a strength for any society?  It goes against the grain of liberal thought and indeed what is called the core strength of Indian civilizational ethos.  But what if that idea was actually planted for the good of those who contaminated the very basis of that liberal

06 May 20 7 min read

CAA Law – Refugee Vs Migrant distinction is the key

Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has become a goldmine for those who hate an independent India and want to ensure that the Indian government toes their line “or else”.  And, it is also the single biggest communication failure of the Modi cabinet.  CAA was needed.  It was needed because there is

05 May 20 4 min read

Women’s Status in pre-Islamic Arabia

This question has often been debated and discussed by many.  We will get into this with an evidence and documentation based post sometime later.  For now, we will listen to this interesting discussion that Ghalib Kamal, an ex-Muslim, has with another ex-Muslim girl from Pakistan. His reply touches upon the

03 May 20 1 min read

The Definitive Portrait of Alauddin Khilji

Amir Khusrau, the celebrated but bigoted jihadi Sufi, wrote an entire account of Alauddin Khilji’s life titled “Khaza in ul Futuh” (which translates as “Treasures of Victory”, a euphemism for booty of war). We have discussed how bigoted Amir Khusrau was and has yet been hoisted on Indians, specifically

01 May 20 7 min read

Who was Shah Jahan as per his own chronicles?

The history and life of Shahjahan, the Mughal Emperor, has been described in a book called Padshahnama or Badshahnama.  The account it provides is very different from what the official history books have told us about Shah Jahan.  This is also true of Akbar, which we saw in an earlier

29 Apr 20 5 min read

Palghar Lynching: Who are the Dashanami Sanyasis?

On April 16th, in what has come to be known as the Palghar Lynching case, two Sanyaasis from the Dashanaami order were killed mercilessly by a mob in Palghar district. > The incident occurred on the night of April 16 when two ascetics, 70-year-old Mahant Kalpavruksha Giri and 35- year-old Sushilgiri

21 Apr 20 5 min read

Amir Khusrau: The Sick Bigoted Psychopath

Over the years, Indians have been subjected to a remarkable form of brainwashing and intellectual warfare.  Those who worked hard to destroy the land and its people have been carefully and gradually hoisted as the paragons of the greatest human virtues.  We have discussed about the Sufis [https://www.drishtikone.

17 Apr 20 7 min read

IMF supports India’s proactive response to COVID-19

India has followed a different strategy than many other nations in terms of the response to COVID-19.  It has been of quick and complete lockdown.  Which makes sense for such a large country with that dense a population.  If the COVID-19 had gotten out of control, there was enough reason

16 Apr 20 2 min read

Pakistan Bio Terror Plot to Infiltrate COVID-19 Infected into India

As we had discussed in the last post – Tablighi Jamaat’s role in spreading COVID-19 Pandemic [] – there is an attempt in the Islamic extremist circles to use COVID-19 infection as a bio-weapon for terror purposes in order to kill more and more people. Pakistan Bio

10 Apr 20 3 min read

Humanitarian Implications of the Afghan Gurudwara Attacks

On March 25th, one lone ISIS terrorist attacked a Sikh Gurudwara in Afghanistan in the heart of Kabul, the Afghan capital.  25 worshipers were killed and 8 injured. Wiping out families and children! One of the dead was a small child.  The kirtan sewadar, Harinder Singh lost his 3-year-old daughter

30 Mar 20 6 min read

Why CAA: Refugees Vs Economic Migrants and National Security

Last few months in India have seen some incredible scenes of violence and mayhem while protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019, where certain persecuted minorities from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan were allowed fast-track citizenship in India.  Those who opposed this CAA act, had one purpose – to blur the line

28 Mar 20 5 min read

A very unusual Cricket link between Swami Vivekananda and Mohammad Shami

Swami Vivekananda achieved a lot in his short life.  He not only set the foundation for the creation of Indian Institute of Science in his meeting with Jamsetji Tata [] , but also inspired John Rockefeller [] to start the first business charity

09 Feb 20 2 min read

Tequeela Riyajal gets mad at India and vows to teach a lesson!

(Disclaimer – all the characters in this story are fictional.  Any resemblance to anyone real is just a coincidence) Tequeela Riyajal rushed into the makeshift office extremely angry. “Hey, what happened Ma’am?” asked the new intern Sue, a bit concerned. “How dare he!!” – she shouted. Sue was perplexed – “Who dared.

05 Feb 20 9 min read

How Gandhi justified the Moplah Genocide of Hindus by Muslims

Turkey and Germany were in alliance during World War I.  After the loss, the Caliphate was ended by Ata Turk Kamal Pasha and  Turkey became powerless.  Globally, Muslims became agitated because Caliph was seen as the paramount Islamic leader and ruler.  And his exile created brought the Muslims to the

01 Feb 20 2 min read

How a Pakistani-Brit sets up EU against India before Brexit with anti CAA Resolution

How Pakistanis can drown any society that they go to and work in, can be seen from the so-called resolution [] to be debated in European Union against India with an Anti-CAA content. That is what is being done with the anti-CAA resolution in

27 Jan 20 2 min read

Imperialism by Narratives – When Hindus have 'nothing to give up'

British poet, playwright, and writer, Samuel Johnson, once angrily retorted while discussing a girl who had converted from the Anglican Church to Quakerism “The heathens were easily converted, because they had nothing to give up; but we ought not, without very strong conviction indeed, to desert the religion in which

27 Jan 20 6 min read

Abusing Sadhguru and the cost of Indian Kakistocracy

India has an abuse epidemic.  Those with hardly any contribution to humanity (other than profanity packaged as humor), can throw stones at those who are involved in work that will save not just our kids but the planet itself. A hundred years from now, when the world’s climate has

23 Jan 20 8 min read

Indian President Saves the Day for an Irreverent American Lady

You can sometimes win people, even disrespectful ones, with love and care.  The Indian President Ram Nath Kovind is such a person.  Gentle and kind man – who has cut out the frills and waste [] that was common in the Rashtrapati Bhawan. Ashley Hall

09 Jan 20 2 min read

When HuffPost Editor's Fake Anti-NRC story Fell Flat!

Trying to create false narratives, whether half real or fictional is the standard way of the anti-Modi and Hinduphobic Leftists of India.  They cook up stories that do not even have basics right simply in order to create sympathy for some random Muslim and hand him a victim card.  Little

09 Jan 20 2 min read

The Going Price of our Conscience

When you pick up a flower that needs care and love, you do it with the sensitivity it deserves.  If you are holding a dagger in your hand and mind is full of anger, then it is not about who you are and what you do to yourself, but what

08 Jan 20 3 min read

Peace and Record Tourism in Kashmir after Article 370 Abrogation

When the Indian parliament abrogated the Articles 370 and 35A [], the naysayers and the lobbying commentators and so-called journalists were shouting from every roof top they could find – that this will increase violence and instability.  We were told by self-important opinion makers in one foreign

02 Jan 20 2 min read

The Monumental Genocide of Bangladeshi Hindus by Muslims

Bangladeshi Hindus have been systematically subjected to religious cleansing by the erstwhile Pakistani forces, Bangladeshi government and the local neighborhood Muslims with complete knowledge and connivance of different establishments over the last many decades.  What you are about to read is well documented truth and facts.  That they escaped the

29 Dec 19 7 min read

Definitive Guide on India's National Population Register (NPR)

National Population Register has become a hot topic in India and a lot of falsehoods and misleading claims and information are being spread all over.  Here is detailed guide on what it is, it’s history, its components and how it helps. History of National Population Register (NPR) After Kargil,

27 Dec 19 4 min read

How dare USCIRF Blackmails Indian Parliament on CAB with threats?!

A summit was organized in 1996, sponsored by National Association of Evangelicals – which is an umbrella group of 42,000 Evangelical Churches.  The gathering was the handiwork of Nina Shea, the director at the right wing Center for Religious Freedom at the Hudson Institute.  The summit ended with the pledge

10 Dec 19 4 min read

We as a society sanctioned the Telangana Rape-Murder!

In a world where a human being is murdered a little over every minute, some crimes simply shake your trust in humanity.  Gruesome rape and murder of Dr. Priyanka Reddy, a veterinarian from Telangana is one such. The whole sequence and the manner in which the crime was executed can

01 Dec 19 8 min read

US Congressional Hearing on Human Rights was a Hinduphobic Witch-hunt

The United States House Foreign Affairs Committee held a US Congressional hearing [] – euphemism for ‘witch hunt’, a Hinduphobic witch hunt to be honest.  It was dishonestly termed as a hearing on “Human Rights in South Asia”. In a region, where one country has

26 Oct 19 9 min read

Is Moeed Yusuf a Pakistani Mole shaping American policies for Pak-Afghan region?

The blitzkrieg of media opinion pieces from Pakistan’s narrative in many publications and sites in US for Kashmir has been unprecedented.  While there are many who surely have joined hands with Pakistan to help their cause (including some may say, Congress Party [] ), it is

08 Oct 19 6 min read

Supreme Court of India pulls up anti-abrogation Article 370 petitioners for spreading lies

A five-member Supreme Court of India’s Constitution bench [] of Justices N V Ramana, S K Kaul, R Subhash Reddy, B R Gavai and Surya Kant heard pleas related to Abrogation of Article 370.  There were, in all, 11 pleas against abrogation of

01 Oct 19 1 min read

Curious cases of Islamists masquerading as Atheists in India

We are told repeatedly by many Seculars that they are atheists, and by extension “humanists”.   It is, of course, a self-awarded certificate. An Atheist around the world is described as “a person who disbelieves or lacks belief in the existence of God or gods.”  No God.  It is not that

26 Sep 19 8 min read

Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flies HAL Tejas

Finally the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas that was being made by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is becoming a reality.  It has been an important step in what will be a critical component of India’s defence future. What is HAL Tejas? Tejas is a single-engine, delta wing, multirole light

19 Sep 19 2 min read

Kashmir issue may not even be discussed during Modi-Xi summit 

Pakistan keep calling China its eternal friend.  In fact, Imran Khan is at pains to dodge the whole question of Uighur Muslims and their pathetic treatment by the Chinese only because China is such a “great friend”. Despite the so-called great friendship between China and Pakistan, China has confirmed that

18 Sep 19 2 min read

Howdy Modi event – US President Trump to join Modi in Houston

“Howdy, Modi! Shared Dreams, Bright Futures,” is the program being organized by Texas India Forum (TIF), a Houston-based non-profit body, at the NRG Stadium in Houston on September 22, 2019.  The event was fully sold out with 50,000 registered attendees, at least a month in advance with thousands in

16 Sep 19 3 min read

Truck in Kathua Seized with Arms and Ammunition!

Today due to quick action by the J&K police, a major attack by Pakistani Jihadis was averted.  A truck carrying arms and ammunition has been recovered in Kathua. Major attack by Pakistani Jihadis averted in Jammu and Kashmir with seizure of a truck in Kathua laden with ammunitions. #KathuaTruck

12 Sep 19 1 min read

Why the lout, Pallava Bagla is the real face of Indian Press!

IN the aftermath of the broken communication with Vikram, the lander from Chandrayaan-2, one of the scientists, Deviprasad Karnik (Director of Public Relations) came out to inform everyone of the situation. Despite his sham apology and the closing of ranks by the other NDTV journalists, @pallavabagla is a lout and

07 Sep 19 4 min read

Geopolitical ramifications of $15 billion Saudi Aramco investment in Reliance Refinery in Jamnagar

Saudi Aramco has invested $15 billion in the Reliance Oil Refinery for a 20% stake in the company. > Saudi Aramco on Monday said it agreed to acquire [] a 20% stake in Reliance Industries’ refining and petrochemicals business, valued at $75 billion. > The $15

05 Sep 19 1 min read

Cutest rendition of Vande Matram by a Ladakhi kid

The Vande Matram song which was created by AR Rahman was a distortion of the main song which was, in every which way, extremely beautiful.  But because he is AR Rahman, this song got popular.  In any case, here is a cute rendition of that song, not because it was

30 Aug 19 1 min read

Pakistani trained commandos for underwater ops have entered Gulf of Kutch

We had earlier mentioned how the Indian Navy Chief had announced that Jaish-e-Mohammad’s underwater group [] was preparing for attack on India and the Navy was ready. Now the confirmation and the threat is becoming more specific and real.  Snehesh Philip, Senior Associate Editor @ThePrintIndia

29 Aug 19 1 min read

Influence Operations – How the Liberal Global Media is now fighting the Islamist Propaganda War

Rema Rajeshwari and Dr Suneem Khan share an interesting perspective via their post ‘Fake News, the 21st century Insurgency [] in their Khakhi Diaries blog on the Times of India.  They talk about influence operations.  It is a term for propaganda in the digital

29 Aug 19 4 min read

Jaish-e-Mohammad preparing for Underwater attack

Pakistan is at it again.  They are planning something and this time it is via the water route.  Who knows, maybe something akin to 26/11?  But this time two things are different- 1. Government is headed by Narendra Modi The forces are ready and capable of attack and defense

26 Aug 19 1 min read

Why Pakistan’s Tactical Nukes Won’t Deter India

In this 2015 video, Abhijit Iyer makes an interesting point about how India can overcome nuclear deterrence by tactical nukes and simulation results by US think tanks in this lecture at Institute for National Security Studies in Israel. @Iyervval discusses how India can overcome nuclear deterrence by tactical nukes #PakFailedState

25 Aug 19 1 min read

What did Dr Swamy just say about INX case?

The whole drama of Chidambaram’s absconding and then finally showing up at the Congress HQ and then getting arrested by the CBI is going on.  What people missed out was a factoid that Dr. Subramanian Swamy shared in his interviews.  In one of the interviews, however, he laid it

22 Aug 19 1 min read

The monster that was Vasco da Gama

Vasco da Gama is often venerated by the liberals in India.  He has often been touted by this ignorant and Hinduphobics Secularists think.  And, they hold him in high esteem as the first “emancipator” of lower castes from Brahmanical tyranny.  Remember, he was the first Christian to establish power in

18 Aug 19 2 min read

Is Kashmir only about saving Muslims?

Washington Post cried yesterday [] how the “Indian democracy has been stained” by PM Modi.  Why?  Because, they say and we quote – among other things – PM Modi’s government… > Also canceled was a provision that barred

17 Aug 19 3 min read

Pakistan fails at UN Security Council on Kashmir yet again!

A farce was attempted and it got demolished in good time.  Pakistan tried to use China to rake up Kashmir issue in UN Security Council but it got shot down with only China siding with Pakistan.  Pakistan is very fond of the UN Security Council resolutions [

17 Aug 19 1 min read

Kashmir Lies – When Liberals and Media become Errand Boys of Islamic Jehadis

Pakistanis are openly asking for Muslims to kill Hindus in Kashmir [] on their national TV.  Pakistani Prime Minister, Imran Khan openly goes on a Hinduphobic tirade [] in his interviews and speeches.  Both Army and

16 Aug 19 3 min read

How Pakistan’s ISI uses Indian Journalists to peddle its Kashmir narrative

IN October 2016, an ISI ring was very active [] within the Pakistani High Commissioner in New Delhi.  It was taken down and the main kingpin was sent back to Pakistan.  The Pakistani High Commissioner was Abdul Basit. When alleged that Abdul Basit was

12 Aug 19 1 min read

Pakistan bans all Indian content post Article 370, despite their addiction to it

After the five decisions [] , and stopping of Samjhauta Express, Pakistan has banned Indian content in Pakistan. > “No Indian cinema will be screened in any Pakistani cinema. Drama, films and Indian content of this kind will be completely banned in Pakistan,” Firdous Ashiq Awan, an adviser

09 Aug 19 2 min read

Post Article 370, Pakistani establishment decides on self destruction

We had said that Pakistan really does not have any cards to play with after the revocation of Article 370.  So they did an interesting drama. In a National Security Committee (NSC) chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan, the following decisions [] were taken

07 Aug 19 2 min read

How Pakistan has no cards post Article 370 revocation!

In the first week of April, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan made an interesting statement, which he – and his ISI smart alecks – calculated would embarrass Narendra Modi. No economy, no friends, no internal political allies, no diplomatic plays left. Pakistan is without any cards post #Article370 revocation [

06 Aug 19 3 min read

How Brilliantly Amit Shah and Modi Check-mated everyone with Article 370

A month back, the Wire had a shrieking headline which said “The Constitution is allowing the Continued Discrimination against of Valmikis in J&K []“.   This was about the 206-272 families of Dalits who had now grown to 636 families.  Same old obsession with Dalits, right?

05 Aug 19 6 min read

Article 370 revoked as India Embraces Kashmir as it’s own

Sometimes the victims do not know what they are being subjected to.  Their entire life is traded by the unscrupulous by building their emotions and they have no idea that what could have been theirs in prosperity was collectively lost in anger and revenge. The Kashmiri Muslims have had that

05 Aug 19 3 min read

Why Triple Talaq Bill was absolutely necessary 

The triple talaq bill has been passed in the Indian Parliament.  It was missing the Rajya Sabha vote which it got today. Triple Talak is not divorce, its an arbitrary abandonment of the wife by the husband. it also created market for halala the 'institutionalized gang rape'! #TripleTalaqBill #TripleTalaqEndGame [https:

30 Jul 19 3 min read

Khalid sets himself ablaze in Chandauli and blames ‘mob lynching’ which forced him to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’

These days, it is easy and trendy for the Muslims to chalk up any issue, any accident and any problem to “lynching” and “Jai Shri Ram”. Lynching is the new caricature [] of Intolerance narrative in India.  The going around narrative is that if you do

29 Jul 19 2 min read

Something big in the offing? 10,000 troops rushed to Kashmir

As Amit Shah tightens the screws on Kashmir, it is now learnt that more troops have been ordered [] for Kashmir on an immediate basis.  Officials have said the Union home ministry has ordered the deployment of 100 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces

27 Jul 19 1 min read

No US State Department, White House or India Foreign Ministry Official Records show Trump-Modi discussion on Kashmir!

This is as bizarre as it gets.  So remember how Donald Trump had declared in a press conference [] with Pak PM Imran Khan that Indian PM Narendra Modi had asked him to mediate in Kashmir?  The only time that Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US

24 Jul 19 1 min read

Modi-bashing Journalists Cheated by Modi-hater Kapil Sibal and Tiranga TV as the channel goes off air

Kapil Sibal had started a TV channel sometime back, basically to target BJP and Narendra Modi.  Well, it was started with some kind of arrangement with an evangelical TV [] channel in South called – what else – “Harvest TV”. The name change was also a major

15 Jul 19 5 min read

Why Sachin Tendulkar was the Greatest Indian Batsman

As he walked out in the first innings of the final test against Australia in the 2003-04 series, Sachin Tendulkar had a stream of bad scores behind him – 0, 1, 37, 0 and 44. Ironically, his famous, almost legendary cover drive, had become his Achilles Heel. He had suddenly gotten

13 Jul 19 7 min read

How has Virat Kohli changed the Indian team?

It has just been two years, when India lost to Pakistan by 180 runs in the Champions Trophy finals at “The Oval” ground on June 18, 2017.  And two years hence, now, in the 2019 World Cup match, India beat Pakistan by 89 runs at Old Trafford on June 16,

19 Jun 19 3 min read

Brilliant take-down of Freebie Politics of Kejriwal

Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority told Supreme Court that Delhi facing an acute shortage [] of public transport as only 5,554 buses against the required number of 11,000 vehicles. Brilliant take down of Kejriwal's mindless political games of freebies

08 Jun 19 2 min read

Has India Changed post 2019 Elections?

A man named Pertie called up Karan Thapar [] recently and said something very interesting after the results of the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections.  Along with his customary rant on Modi of course! > “Have you considered that beyond all of this — and I

04 Jun 19 9 min read

Why Congress and Opposition have completely lost the plot

In 2014, the Indian National Congress was at pains to tell the Indians that Modi was nothing short of a monster, who, interestingly enough, despite a global and widespread campaign of falsehoods and misinformation on the riots in 2002 in Gujarat, had not been indicted by any of the courts.

29 May 19 6 min read

Why are Navy Chiefs Acting as Gandhi Family flunkies?

In a report dated January 31, 1988, Anita Prathap wrote about how the then PM Rajiv Gandhi, his wife Sonia Gandhi and their family and friends enjoyed a holiday in an uninhabited island in Lakshwadeep.  People in that entourage included: Why are Admirals doing the bidding for Gandhi family when

10 May 19 5 min read

Dehumanizing the Hindu

“We are liberals, they are right wing bhakts.”  Have you heard this? But have you heard the other side call them anything? In an earlier post titled Liberals’ Rabid Hatred for the NRI [] I had written about those who call themselves ‘liberals’ and paint everyone

08 May 19 8 min read

Why Modi Represents India and Riles up the Brown Sahibs

“Aa bhraa aithe bau.” (come bro, sit here) The Sikh boy with rustic looks and wearing a pant which looked more like a pyjama gestured to his friend in rustic village type heavily accented Punjabi, as I stood at the bus stop in Chandigarh.  He had just come out of

07 May 19 3 min read

Liberals’ Rabid Hatred for the NRI

On Janurary 21, 2017 – a day after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States – a facebook post [] initiated protests globally.  Women’s March as it was called was a worldwide protest against the man the liberals and the

06 May 19 5 min read

China To Let Masood Azhar, Not Pakistan, Get Terror Tag

SNI Editor-in-Chief Nitin Gokhale has returned from Beijing after reporting on the second Belt and Road Forum. In this conversation with Deputy Editor Parul Chandra and Associate Editor Amitabh P Revi, he examines the reasons for China being on the brink of letting JeM founder and Pulwama attack accused Masood

29 Apr 19 1 min read

How the Indian Navy Band at Qingdao Fleet Review brought the house down!

Alongwith the navies of 60 countries around the world [] (30 of which sent their major naval leaders), the Indian navy ships headed earlier this weekend to China.  IINS Kolkata and Shakti arrived in Qingdao, China on April 21, 2019 to be

23 Apr 19 2 min read

What is it to be a Journalist in Modi’s Era?

In the chargesheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate, three journalists have been mentioned [] – including Shekhar Gupta and Manu Pabby – as taking bribe from the arms dealer Christian Michel to tone down the criticism and say good things about him.   That is

05 Apr 19 2 min read

#CongressManifesto: Master Plan to Destroy the Indian Union

The manifesto by Congress shows its intentions.  Here is the English form for your download and perusal (Congress Manifesto 2019 [] ).  Let us go ahead and analyze its extremely dangerous provisions! One serious reading of #CongressManifesto2019 shows it is

04 Apr 19 10 min read

#MainbhiChowkidar is a Commitment and a Devotion, not a slogan or an affiliation!

Indian PM Narendra Modi is holding his #MainbhiChowkidar meetings [] around the country.  The opposition – in a bid to belittle him – tries to mock him and keeps abusing him.  However, the sentiment of every citizen and person of Indian

01 Apr 19 4 min read

Rahul Gandhi’s Freebie Politics and the Zero Price Effect

Rahul Gandhi has announced that if Congress is voted to power, his government will ensure Rs 72,000 a year for the poorest of India. > Weeks before the national election, Rahul Gandhi has announced what he calls a “historic” minimum income guarantee scheme assuring Rs. 72,000 a year for

26 Mar 19 4 min read

Detailed Video Report of Balakot Strike – who was there and in which room

There were a lot of speculations on how much did the Indian intelligence know about how many folks and who all were in the Balakot facilities when the bombs were dropped [] by the IAF pilots.  We were given a figure of close to 300 (including

25 Mar 19 1 min read

More proofs of Balakot strike and its impact – Urdu press reports and Pakistani Army officer saying 200 mujahids have been killed

Senge Hasnan Sering is an activist from Gilgit in the United states.  He has said that there were reports [] in the Urdu press that bodies have been moved from Balakot to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. More proofs of Balakot strike and

13 Mar 19 2 min read

Exclusive Reports From Chabahar (Teaser)

We bring to you ground reports from the Iranian port city of Chabahar where India is helping develop the Shaheed Beheshti terminal. Our Deputy Editor, Parul Chandra, was recently in Iran and visited the strategically located port, becoming the first and only Indian journalist to have visited Chabahar so far.

02 Mar 19 1 min read

7 Amazing Facts about the #IndianAirforce strike in Pakistan!

12 Mirage 2000s hit targets in Pakistan and Pakistan Occupied Kashmir at 3.30 am on the night between February 25 and 26th.  The bombs hit targets which housed the Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists like Yousuf Azhar, brother-in-law of Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood.  It was described as “non-military”, “pre-emptive” air strike.The targets

26 Feb 19 5 min read

The Toba-Toba (not Tauba Tauba!) Tomato Conundrum in Pakistan

Richard Clarke once remarked that Pakistanis are “pathological liars.”  Even they don’t know when they lie.  He forgot to mention about their habit of habitual lying with a narrative so outrageous that even they would have a tough time believing only if their IQ was somewhat better. The Toba-Toba

23 Feb 19 3 min read

Near Checkmate: UNSC underlines need to punish Jaish-e-Mohammad sponsors while UN had released JeM is based in Pakistan!

Yesterday, we had looked at the UN Security Council Statement [] on Pulwama Attack.  It had made some interesting statements. > The members of the Security Council underlined the need to hold perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism accountable and bring them

22 Feb 19 2 min read

Muslims in Kerala Organize Boycott of Hindu owned Store

Have you ever gone into a store or a supermarket by first looking at the religion of the owner?  Well, it seems that this has been and continues to be the practice that many use to target or avoid the Hindu businesses. How Muslims in Kerala Organized Boycott of Hindu

14 Feb 19 1 min read

Prayagraj Kumbh: a Photo Feature from Mauni Amavasya

Mauni Amavasya is a very special day at Kumbh.  It is the day when people remain silent and experience silence within while they take a dip in Ganga to be in the Grace of all the Yogis who have been on her side. #Prayagraj Kumbh: a Photo Feature from Mauni

10 Feb 19 6 min read

How Narendra Modi goes about meeting Himself!

How a person is with him or herself is the biggest indicator of how he or she is.  Everyone tries to deal with people around him in different ways.  Mostly with respect to the circumstances or one’s own conscience.  But there is one person with whom you cannot play

23 Jan 19 2 min read

Kapil Sibal – under whom people charged under Sedition for an Exam Paper Question, Now wants the law abolished for the Tukde gang!

Kapil Sibal is agitated over the 1200 page chargesheet filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation against what is now known as the Tukde Tukde gang for sedition [] . @KapilSibal- man under whom people were charged under Sedition for an Exam Paper

16 Jan 19 3 min read

Mission Mars: Short Thriller about India’s Mangalayaan (Video)

India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) or Mangalyaan will go down in the history of space journeys as the most daring, innovative and mind-boggling undertaking.  After Roscosmos [], NASA [], and the European Space Agency [

12 Jan 19 2 min read

India is winning the NPA war

Modi Government’s Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) reform is at the heart of the fight against NPAs that the banks had amassed over UPAs 10 year rule.  Even the new Chief Economist of IMF, Gita Gopinath, praised the GST and IBC reforms [

11 Jan 19 2 min read

Arun Jaitley takes Rahul Gandhi to the cleaners

Rahul Gandhi and Congress want to do a Donald Trump in India using the Cambridge Analytica template.  There are a few problems though for them.  One, unlike US, India’s PM can be a lifelong vocation if one is good enough.  Trump could do what he did because he is

03 Jan 19 2 min read
Annual and Year-end

Drishtikone’s Annual Predictions for 2019

Every year, we make predictions for the next year on Drishtikone.  These predictions relate to world at large but specifically to three countries – India, US and Pakistan.  The idea is to look at the socio-economic and political trajectory of these societies and see where it will lead them to. Drishtikone's

31 Dec 18 18 min read

Triple Talak – How Anti-BJP Opposition Failed Muslim Women, Yet Again!

The long awaited Triple Talak bill was passed on December 27, 2018 in Lok Sabha by a margin of 245-11.  The sad thing is that the entire opposition is against the bill which seeks to empower the Muslim women. Screenshot from Times of India [

28 Dec 18 4 min read

3 Critical Steps Needed by Modi Team for 2019 and Analysis of the 2018 Elections – Part 3

In the first part of our analysis [], we discussed the power of narrative over reality.  Creatively structured and forcefully delivered narrative without shame or remorse can trounce reality in most cases. In the second part of the analysis [], we looked

17 Dec 18 12 min read

Who was Christian’s Father and Indira Gandhi’s friend, Wolfgang Michel?

As if the extradition of Christian Michel was not enough for increasing the headaches of Congress, it has now come to the fore that Wolfgang Michel, Christian Michel’s father was a good friend of Indira Gandhi.TimeNow reported []

14 Dec 18 2 min read

Analysis of the 2018 Elections – Part 2

In the first part [], we discussed the ideological framework for how one needs to approach what happened and how one prepares for the coming future.  Specifically, the regressive nature of and use of Morality as a weapon by the aggressors. Politics is not just about

13 Dec 18 6 min read

Analysis of the 2018 Elections – Part 1

Shankaran Pillai once fell in the septic tank on the side of a building with no one looking.  He started shouting – “Fire Fire”.  Soon a passerby called the fire-brigade who came looking that side and seeing this poor man in that filthy tank pulled him out and asked “Where is

11 Dec 18 5 min read

Meet Arvind Kejriwal – Joining hands with A Raja now

There is no end to the fraudulent ways and politics of falsehoods of the Indian opposition.  They continue to hoodwink the Indian public and just because so many have been brainwashed to even hate their own future, they disregard the obvious treachery. Meet Arvind Kejriwal - Joining hands with A

10 Dec 18 1 min read

Why is Congress Representing and Backing Christian Michel?

Christian Michel has been caught and extradited to India and is now in CBI custody.  That has ominous portends for Congress, specifically the Gandhis.  So, who is representing this fugitive from Italy?  A lawyer named Aljo K Joseph.  He also happens to be the national in-charge for Youth Congress’s

05 Dec 18 2 min read

How Demonetization keeps paying the Indian taxpayer

Rs 37,500 crores that is $5.3 billion is lying in the Indian banks unclaimed.  No one wants it.  The owners don’t even want anyone to know that it was theirs.  As far as the Indian tax payer is concerned, it is theirs – collectively.  When Modi had said

04 Dec 18 3 min read

Why are Twitter and BBC Doing Rahul Gandhi’s Dirty Work?

When the bias and prejudice is blatant and alignment so obvious then one needs to ask the questions that are apparent in that situation.  It has been known for sometime that the Western media plays a role to create “Atrocity Literature” against the powers and people that the Western powers

12 Nov 18 3 min read

India Completes Nuclear Triad

In what is considered a significant milestone in India’s attempt to have a nuclear triad, the country’s first nuclear-powered and nuclear missile armed submarine INS Arihant has returned after carrying out its first deterrence patrol in the high seas. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said it’s a

05 Nov 18 1 min read

PM’s Japan Visit

India and Japan established  diplomatic relations in April 1952, they also signed a peace treaty with Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru waiving reparations for losses suffered during World War II. Thereafter bilateral relations were largely conditioned by the Cold War and Japan’s role as a U.S. ally.  In recent

26 Oct 18 1 min read

Bankrupt Pakistan threatens ‘Arms race’ after India’s S-400 Deal

Pakistan strongly believes [] that India’s decision to buy Russian S-400 air defence system “will further destabilize strategic stability in South Asia besides leading to a renewed arms race,” said the Pakistan Foreign Office in a statement. On Friday, Foreign

20 Oct 18 1 min read

Companies are now buying insurance against harassment charges #MeToo

For India Inc, the recent spate of allegations under the ‘Me Too’ movement has led to a realisation that it is not just large companies or those with global operations that need an Employment Practices Liability cover but also smaller domestic firms. The Employment Practices Liability cover provides protection against

20 Oct 18 1 min read

How Ideological Fanatics are Desecrating the Spiritual Environment of Sabarimala

Rules and rituals in any ancient temple are governed by Agama shastras (read about them here [] ).  Treatises which go into the energy consecrated and the geometry of the place.  It is a place where energy is used – via prana prathistha (establishing the life force) – to

18 Oct 18 2 min read

12 Bank Accounts of Controversial and Scandal Ridden Greenpeace Frozen in India

India’s Enforcement Directorate – Finance Ministry agency – has frozen 12 bank accounts [] of Greenpeace.  Its Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) registration was canceled [] in 2015 due to non-compliance.  Globally, Greenpeace is known for large scandals

12 Oct 18 1 min read

Dassault ‘Report’ by Mediapart – A Portal Run by Fake news journalist who backed Charlie Hebdo attackers

Contrary to a report in Mediapart, a French portal, Dassault has clarified [] that it freely chose the partners, including Reliance.  There were other partners as well including Mahindra, Kinetic, BTSL, etc. #Dassault ‘Report’ by #Mediapart – A Portal Run by Fake news

11 Oct 18 2 min read

India’s Debt Amongst Lowest in the World

Global debt has reached a record $182 trillion (2017).  Per Vitor Gasper, Fiscal Affairs Department Director (IMF) – India’s debt amongst the lowest in the world – 125% of GDP vs 247% of GDP (China) – including private and public debt.  India’s private debt has fallen unlike other economies. Source: Economic

10 Oct 18 1 min read

Indian IT Companies are Losing the Scale Game

Around 7 years back someone from India sent me a SWOT of Infosys – created by some investment analyst.  The number one strength mentioned was “Brand Value”.  Since I was from the IT industry in the US and had worked in the consulting industry for some time, it amused me.  Little

08 Oct 18 4 min read

Education, Tourism Drivers Of India-Australia Ties, Says Oz Envoy

Ahead of the second India-Australia 2+2 dialogue, the Australian envoy to India says relationship between the two countries has been at the strongest point than it has been in recent years. In an exclusive interview with SNI’s Editor-in-Chief Nitin A. Gokhale, Australia’s High Commissioner to India Harinder

08 Oct 18 1 min read

Bengaluru Metro has been Hiring Illegal Bangladeshi Infiltrators

CBI briefed Karnataka Chief Minister, HD Kumaraswamy and Deputy CM G Parameshwara on the hiring of illegal Bangladeshi infiltrators by the Bengaluru Metro.  They wanted the state government to investigate as to how these illegal infiltrators got hired into Bengaluru Metro as Security officials! Source: Satyavijayi [

07 Oct 18 1 min read

Secret to Next growth in the Indian Internet Market

Voice, Video and Vernacular – are the 3 Vs of Internet growth in India.  400-500 million users and $413 billion revenue, search is on for next user group.  Rural Internet users grew by 4 times as India’s Data Consumption is 8 GB/month while transacting audience is 170 mn! Source:

07 Oct 18 1 min read

Real Story of India’s Economy During Congress vs BJP rules

Let us take a stroll down the economic lane in India.  It was November 2013 and Lakshwadeep was the only place in the country without inflation. Real Story of India’s Economy During Congress vs BJP rules @narendramodi @sgurumurthy #Indianeconomy [

07 Oct 18 4 min read

#CongressHinduDrama: Rahul Gandhi’s Weird Aarti in #MadhyaPradesh

Rahul Gandhi has been doing a lot of “Hindu Drama” during the elections to look Hindu.  Even when he clearly announced that “Congress is a Muslim party []“.  You see it is all to play the communal card of religion. #CongressHinduDrama: Rahul Gandhi's Weird Aarti

06 Oct 18 1 min read

The S-400 Saga

Putting all speculation of the timing to rest, India and Russia will sign a deal on supply of five Russian S-400 air defence systems this week when Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in India for the annual summit, his top foreign policy aide Yury Ushakov told the media in Moscow.

03 Oct 18 1 min read

China’s leading fake id maker IDChief is back!

Straightforward entry to fabrications has provoked police to venture up their requirement endeavors Bouncers in Campustown are veterans at spotting counterfeit IDs. They know the signs – the logo isn’t exactly right, the shading is off, the card simply doesn’t have the correct feel. Be that as it may,

01 Oct 18 6 min read

National Stock Exchange to Use BlockChain for E-Voting Tests

The National Stock Exchange of India Ltd (NSE) is planning to use the block-chain technology for e-voting for the listed companies.  For this the Elemential Labs platform will be used. National Stock Exchange to Use #BlockChain for E-Voting Tests [

01 Oct 18 1 min read

Booming Car Exports from India to the World

Mercedes-Benz will assemble the the new GLC SUV in its Pune plant and export it to the US.  As Trump administration puts tariffs on China manufactured goods, the cars assembled in India could get a flip. Booming Car Exports from India to the World #CarExports #Automotive [

26 Sep 18 1 min read