Archives for October 2014
News East West
NEW DELHI: Even as India’s population clock continues to tick dangerously, a political party in the country’s most populous state of Uttar Pradesh has offered cash incentives to those Hindus who produce more than 10 children.
The party which is offering the cash award of Rs 21,000 to any Hindu family with 10 or more children is the state unit of the Shiv Sena –
By Dinesh K. Sharma
NEW DELHI: During British rule, slave India was the source of raw material for the imperial empire. Today, independent India has become the biggest supplier of its best brains to the West. Per capita, best Indian brains in the US, Canada, Britain and other western countries far outnumber those from other countries.
TORONTO: It’s been a tough week for Canadian Muslims. After two tragic deaths attributed to homegrown Islamic terrorists – celebrated on Twitter by fellow jihadists – a predictable backlash has emerged. On Friday, for example, a mosque in Cold Lake, Alta., was vandalized, its windows smashed, its front defaced by graffiti calling for members to “go home.” But is Islam inherently more violent than any other religion?
News East West
NEW YORK: A 62-year-old Indian American, who was arrested in March for sexually molesting a woman passenger on a flight from Houston to Newark in New Jersey, has been jailed for eight months.
Devender Singh, who lives in Baton Rouge, molested the woman who was seated next to him in the window seat.