The #mundraport, #adani owned, was found with 3000 Kg of #drugs.
We find the nation going Hammer-and-Tongs behind somebody whose name is #Khan, whereas No drugs were found on him, 10 gms found with those who were with him. The modern 1 rupee coin of India weighs 4.85 gms, call it 5. Take 2 of those. …The usual Trucks of India carry 3000 Kgs. So 2 small 1 rupee coins are getting More attention than a Whole Truck-load, bec ‘that’ name is #adani, #modi’s friend.
That is our Indian #media. And the #judiciary is happy receiving its Fat salaries and perks, and worrying about its pensions.
Re y’day’ s TV interview on @ndtv bet @srinivasan n @Kanhaiya.
@srinivasan criticises the #Congress, viz, #NoVision, #NoLeadership n #Fragmented.
For all his seniority, @srinvasan is like a XIIth class boy. He has missed the Forest for the Trees.
@Congress has been Bad.
Congress has also erred in Not meeting #AmrinderSingh, now ex cm of punjab.
@bjp IS Bad, in its very Nature.
@Congress n esplly @Rajiv have Improved; whereas in its 7 yrs, @bjp has only gone from Bad to Worse, n No Sane mind would believe @bjp would give up its #Violent, #Rowdy, #AntiDemocratic mindset.
Hv called @srinivasan a class XII boy bec he chooses to kneel to the #bjp, whatever the reasons. He shames the proud #South. And @ndtv has @RavishKumar, that Gem among #journalists. …Hope @ndtv improves.
I thought #Misbehavior (with Anybody), was an offence. But no. Only Now has it become so. That too Only with #Tourists, so the TV informs me, and that too, Only in Rajasthan! …Ready to #Spit, everybody? Bec I am.
Fellows, Go After those having High security. More Challenging, ofcourse, but More Satisfying too, no?
A few days ago a Bangle seller was thrashed by a small crowd of men. Problem: He is a Muslim. Immediately following the incident the TV channels had said that they had demanded to know Why he, a Muslim, had entered a hindu neighbourhood for his sales. …Now the Victim has been Arrested by our ‘glorious’ police, on charges made by a 6 yo girl, conveniently called a ‘minor’ (FULL of connotations, You see!), – that he had touched her ‘Inappropriately’ – on the cheek(!), this in India.
They say a ‘6 yo’ girl testified, saying the bangle seller touched her on her cheek in an ‘in’appropriate way. How do You touch a child on her cheek in an ‘in’appropriate way? Eagerly waiting to see how quickly the ‘courts’ see this.
कहा जा रहा है कि चूड़ी वाला उस ‘६’ साल की बच्ची को गालों पर ‘गलत’ तरीके से छुआ. १. ६ साल की बच्ची को गलत और सही ‘टच’ का उतना अच्छा ज्ञान है? २. ६ साल की बच्ची को गाल पर कैसे गलत तरीके से छुआ जा सकता है?…बड़ी उत्सुकता से प्रतीक्षा कर रहा हूँ कि ‘कोर्ट्स’ इस पॉइंट को कितनी जल्दी पकड़ती हैं.
A Must read for those who have suffered sexual abuse.
To add, I would say altogether too many people might be victims. Remember, I speak as a catholic priest, privileged to have received the confidence of thousands.
I too have suffered that, particularly during my Youth; though Not of the Severe kind. By God’s Grace, it has not weighed down on me. I think one of the main reasons would have been my being on ‘Fire’ in my subject.
Having given some of my personal sharing, I would say Anna’s this article is, to repeat, A Must Read.
Some abuse victims want as adults only to forget their past. That is an entirely legitimate response, and their prerogative.
By contrast, a surprising number of us want to use our suffering to ease the suffering of others. We want to make something purposeful – even beautiful – out of what was painful and ugly. That is a lofty goal which may or may not be achievable .
In either case, a few things should be clear.
A Strong Spirit
“He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak” (Isaiah 40: 29).
Those who somehow survive abuse – physical, emotional, sexual abuse, and neglect or domestic violence – have a strong spirit. This is true no matter the scars we carry forward from abuse or the fears abuse bequeathed to us. We would not otherwise be…
This post starts with the Olympics, but Ends with the Erosion of Democracy in India.
It all began thus: In the following graphic it is said that the Sports minister of India had chanted something like Shoot the bughers. …The words are – Goli maaro saalon ko. Goli here means a bullet; and in conjunction with the next word means shoot. A Sala is actually a brother-in-law, but here, as is often, used as a derogatory word.
The meme goes on to say, that the minister, who speaks of bullets, had Failed to supply World Class Guns to the Indian Olympic Shooters, due to which they failed.
This had appeared in Facebook, and I had shared it with the words: Joote maro saalon ko, mimicking the above, and meaning ‘Beat them with Slippers.’
A Google search indeed bears out that the minister had definitely chanted, and as it had been in front of a Mike, had Incited the crowd to violence.
…modi, the bjp in general, and the minister have tried to gain credit for the achievements of India’s Olympians. But the Reality is Very Dirty. …Today I saw, in the social media, that Gold medalist Javelin thrower’s coach, a German, had slammed the Indian gorement of Failing to provide these Athletes with a Proper Diet.
Going back, Facebook and other platforms being Infested with the bjp, my post was taken down, deemed Violent!
A very Union minister of India can chant ‘Shoot them,’ and that is not violent. I, a Common Citizen, saying, in such cases, ‘Beat them with Slippers’ is Violence.
The Union gorement of India cannot take ANY credit, whereever the Indian Athletes/Sportspersons have done well.
How can they, when they have Cut the Sports-Budget by More than 230 Crores of INR, of course. That is 2.3 Billion.
They choose to spend (see attachment) on something called the Vista, a new home for the prime minister modi.
Look at a similar one:
In the meatime, modi eats INR 14,000 meals, and dresses like Akbar. That poor fellow was only an emperor, as against modi who is the pm of a democracy. modi does one better than Akbar, changing (10 Lakh=1Mil) suits FOUR times a day, to Akbar’s Three changes.
The Indian Women’s Hockey team’s captain’s father is a Cart hawker. What meals must this captain, and the team, and other Athletes n Sportspersons be having?
Thus, We cannot prevent modi, the bjp and its ministers crowing. But the credit is Not theirs.
The #IOC is just as low n as #Canine as any other. 1. Girls playing #beachvolleyball HAVE to wear clothing that shows the crack of their butts. I ask the members of the #IOC to post pics of their daughters in clothing like this. you should hv had GUTS to speak out in issues like this. Very Canine. 2. Athletes of the #HostingNation get the limelight in introductions n others are just SKIMMED-OVER. Very #Canine. 3. (@PMOIndia, @HMOIndia) The #IndianNationalAnthem is being played in undue n unbecoming Haste. Very #Canine.
As we watch events in Texas unfold, bear in mind that Texas “seceded” from the US national electrical grid in order to avoid federal regulation. They privatized their grid into the hands of a few wealthy people. As a result there are only two limited interconnects making it impossible for surrounding states to share power to keep Texas afloat in terms of electric power. All this suffering in Texas should not be happening. The grid in Texas is intact, they just don’t have generation capacity. If Texas had remained part of the US grid, power from as far away as California, Washington, West Virginia, Tennessee, Florida, could be routed to Texas. Looking at the real-time data here, the US grid is running at more than 200 GW below capacity. There’s enough power to hold up two states of Texas even if Texas had no generation at all. But we can’t send them power.
Keep this in mind when rich people trick the public, and politicians about privatization,
and spout garbage like “going it alone, in keeping with the pioneering spirit of the USA”. No. Organized cooperation is power. Going it alone is weakness. Don’t believe in cooperation? Study how the Roman army was organized. It was all about very tightly organized cooperation, starting with an individual soldier and those to his immediate left and right. This is how 8,000 Romans could take on 80,000 and methodically slaughter the 80,000 with zero losses.