Opinion



Jitin-Prasad

The Aya Rams and Gaya Rams in Indian politics

By Justice Markandey Katju The term ‘Aya Ram Gaya Ram’ was coined after Gaya Lal, a member of the Haryana State Assembly in India changed parties thrice within a fortnight after the state assembly elections…


Justice Markandey Katju

Afghanistan under the Taliban

By Justice Markandey Katju I read the article ‘Will Kabul fall to the Taliban’ by Ahmad Faruqui  published in nayadaur.tv. https://nayadaur.tv/2021/06/will-kabul-fall-to-the-taliban/ I regret the writer has been somewhat economical with the truth, and has not…



Hanuman ji

Jai Hanuman gyan gun sagar

By Justice Markandey Katju I posted the pic of Hanumanji given above on my fb page with the words in the title of this article. I immediately got a lot of comments accusing me of…



Sandeep-Pandey

What is the best way of disposing off a dead body?

As Covid consumes human life in a very conspicuous way we are confronted with the additional problem of disposing off human corpses. Cremation grounds are lit with continuous pyres, graveyards are running out of land…


SATYAM BRUYAT - Justice Katju

A sample of what is happening in Ulta Pradesh

By Justice Markandey Katju I often call Uttar Pradesh, the biggest state by population in India ( over 200 million ) as Ulta Pradesh ( the upside downstate ), or Alice’s Wonderland. A proof of…


Justice Markandey Katju

Help Justice Katju

Help needed I am proposing to write an article about the plight of people in India since lockdown was imposed in April 2020, and I need your help in this connection. For instance, I was…


Praful Patel Lakshadweep

The Muhammad bin Tughlaq of Lakshadweep

The Muhammad bin Tughlaq of Lakshadweep The Administrator of Lakshadweep, Praful Patel, has made many proposals relating to the Islands. Beef to goonda Act: Lakshadweep Administrator has UT in turmoil What’s happening in Lakshadweep and…



SATYAM BRUYAT - Justice Katju

Vasudhev Kutumbakam: Stop this hypocrisy

Stop this hypocrisy By Justice Markandey Katju Many people mention ’Vasudhev Kutumbakam’ ( the whole world is my family ) when describing the greatness of Hindu culture. But what to say of the whole world,…






SATYAM BRUYAT - Justice Katju

Can Pakistan ever become a normal country?

By Justice Markandey Katju I saw the post ‘How can Pakistan be transformed into a normal country ?’ published in nayadaur.tv. In this post there is a discussion between Raza Rumi, Husain Haqqani and Murtaza…


How Indians view the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

How Indians view the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

By Justice Markandey Katju For several days the conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians has been going on. We in India have seen on YouTube rockets being fired by Hamas, which are often intercepted…


Amir Khusrow

Amir Khusro

 By Justice Markandey Katju Amir Khusro ( 1253-1325 ) can be regarded as the father of the composite Ganga-Jumna tehzeeb ( culture ) of India. I often visit the Dargah of Amir Khusro in Delhi,…