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Muslims view Narendra Modi with Hate not Fear

Recently an acquaintance of mine echoed the following words to me: “Even if Narendra Modi was involved in the 2002 Gujarat riots, I don’t care. His economic work wins out. I will vote for him.” Since then, I have not been able to shake a deep-seated disturbance at his disregard for essential humanity. This disregard, I fear, is shared by many in India. Before I lose your attention, this is not another piece debating Modi’s guilt. In fact, the argument about Modi’s guilt is endless. I have my view, you have yours, and facts are facts—they don't change even after a questionable judgment from the court that gave Modi a clean chit. But that’s Read more ...

End of TERRORISM – Change has come to World

Tuesday, 4 November 2008: A world weary of eight years of George W. Bush was riveted Tuesday by the drama unfolding in the United States. Many were inspired by Barack Obama's focus on hope, or simply relieved that — whoever wins — the current administration is coming to an end. The Bush administration has committed war crimes in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo Bay in its practice of torturing and mistreating prisoners — human rights violations also condemned worldwide. They created war. They sow hatred and war, terrorising the world. Respect and admiration for the country slumped during President Bush's years in office. Surveys conducted during Read more ...

The speech that made Barack Obama famous

On July 27, 2004, Barack Obama, then Illinois Senate candidate, gave the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention. The acclaimed speech elevated Obama in the ranks of the Democratic Party and a leader was born who later promised to bring change. Obama's fantastic oratory skills and his clarity of visions catapulted him into the prominent figures in Democratic Party as well as in US national politics. With one speech Obama made his mark, his political journey began from then onwards and he has not looked back. Below is a transcript of that speech: On behalf of the great state of Illinois, crossroads of a nation, land of Lincoln, let me express Read more ...