Why woman leaders are silent when women are being subjected to such humiliating diktats? Why Sonia Gandhi, Sushma Swaraj and Mayawati do not understand that men who suffer from such steep gender biases can’t have respect for them too? They may be heading their political outfits but they are women who, according to many in their party, should not be treated as equals in society. Their silence is a crime today. Read more
Our social values are down in the dumps.
I spent Sunday watching Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid, Arvind Kejriwal and some scribes in a heated verbal duel over the central grants to an NGO engaged in the distribution of aid to physically disabled people in 17 districts of Uttar Pradesh. Read more
I can’t help but appreciate the attitude of Mayawati. Seven months after she quit the Chief Ministers post after losing 2012 elections to the Yadav family of Uttar Pradesh, she came out of her fortified bungalow as queen bee today to address a mammoth crowd. Read more
Kudos to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for instantly cracking the whip. Without any loss of time, he suspended the IAS officer who had molested a girl on a running train. He even ignored the overwhelming support of the IAS officers’ peers who felt the suspension should have come after a probe. I wonder if they would have taken the same plea had an ordinary person molested a young girl on a running train. Read more