No doubt some Indian media persons have also suffered for upholding press freedom, but the Pakstani journalists have made far greater sacrifices.
Justie Markandey Katju
The huge crowds going to watch the film Pathan remind me of the Roman mob after Caesar’s funeral, as depicted by Shakespeare in his play Julius Caesar.
The Roman Emperors used to say, ”If you cannot give the people bread, give them circuses”. Today they would say, ”If you cannot give the people bread, give them films like Pathan”.
On 26th January 1950 a Constitution was promulgated which had nothing to do with the realities of India, and the result has been we are in a mess. So it is high time we promulgate tomorrow, 26th January 2023, a new truthful Constitution reflecting our country’s realities.
Justice Katju appeals to all Muslims to ignore such provocations by such rascals.
The Holy Prophet also used to ignore insults
The central government has blocked youtube and video tweets showing the BBC commentary on the Gujarat riots.
No doubt there has been increasing in polarization after 2014, but how many Muslims have suffered because of that? Hindus and Muslims are in the same boat
Crowds are no doubt joining Rahul Gandhi on his Bharat Jodo Yatra. But that is because the Indian people are feeling oppressed at the massive and rising poverty, hunger, unemployment, price rise, lack of proper healthcare, etc in India in this ‘Achche din’ regime
Today is Makar Sankranti, one of the main bathing days at the Sangam ( confluence of rivers ) in Allahabad ( Prayagraj ), my native town.
With the 2024 parliamentary elections coming up, Congress is desperate to get back the Muslim vote bank, and that is the real objective of the Bharat Jodo Yatra.
Now the government has no ideas about how to solve them. But if RG is put into power it will be like jumping from the frying plan into the fire.
Democracy, freedom of speech and freedom of religion, tolerance, and secularism impliedly reflect the Jain philosophy of Anekantavada.
Throughout this month a song called Thiruppavai (திருப்பாவை பாடல்கள்,), a devotional song in praise of Lord Krishna, is sung very early in the morning, more often by women ( though also by some men ).
Ordinary people are not bothered about fascism, as long as their basic needs are met. For instance, most Germans supported Hitler ( until the German defeats in the Second World War ) because he got them jobs.
I am not against it because of a saffron-coloured bikini or because I am against Shah Rukh Khan, but because it is simply behuda.
Kevalam shaastram aashritya na kartavyo vinirnayah
Yuktiheene vichaare tu dharma haani prajaayate
Justice Markandey Katju wrote a short post in this regard on his verified Facebook page. Following is the text of Justice Katju’s Facebook post.
Retired Supreme Court Judge Justice Markandey Katju has written a letter to the Vice Chancellor of AMU on the alleged misbehaviour with Kashmiri students at Aligarh Muslim University.
If the choice is between going to school with a hijab, and not going to school at all, I prefer the former. Education is absolutely essential for all children, whether with hijab, or without it.
In western UP and Haryana, if a Dalit boy falls in love with a Jat girl, he is inviting a death sentence. The same often happens in Tamilnadu if a Dalit boy falls in love with a non Dalit girl.