Sunni Leader say’s”Women only fit to give birth rear kids

  By: Gladwin Emmanuel/Mumbi Mirror A Moment Please by CityFella A prominent Sunni leader from Kerala triggered an outrage on Saturday after he said that women were created to give birth and rear kids. Kanthapuram AP Aboobacker said it is not possible to have gender equality as it is anti-Islam, antihuman and anti-intellect.   A MomentContinue reading “Sunni Leader say’s”Women only fit to give birth rear kids”

India: Rolls Royces, Movies, Super Plush Hospital Rooms: Private Indian hospitals go luxe for growth

A cafe in the lobby premises is pictured at the Fortis Memorial Hospital at Gurgaon on the outskirts of New Delhi.- Reuters  The fact that you actually come for surgery or medical treatment would be an incidental part of the experience,” ABV Group Chief Executive Advet Bhambhani told Reuters. A hip replacement, for example, canContinue reading “India: Rolls Royces, Movies, Super Plush Hospital Rooms: Private Indian hospitals go luxe for growth”

Wish you were here

By: Christopher P. Winner/The American India should colonize Mars. The world is distracted. There’s ISIS and the headless, Ukraine and the dead, Ebola and the sick. People are distracted, fretful. So who’d notice a little sly ambition? India could move Delhi to the top of the planet, Mumbai to the bottom. Or it could foundContinue reading “Wish you were here”

India: Is homosexuality a disease?

Unfortunately, in India homosexuality is considered a crime  By Altaf Patel, Mumbai Mirror | It is time for Supreme Court to reconsider their opinion reviewing epidemiology, genetics and chemical basis of homosexuality and stop considering it a disease.It seems strange to me, that all over the world people are coming out with their sexual preferences. Earlier, homosexualityContinue reading “India: Is homosexuality a disease?”

Music : # 1’s this week in, Britain, Korea,India and Poland

Sigma Nobody To Love     Sigma is a British drum and bass duo consisting of Cameron Edwards and Joe Lenzie. They met at Leeds University at drum and bass nights.   Their 2010 collaboration with DJ Fresh “Lassitude” peaked at number 98 on the UK Singles Chart.Their single “Nobody to Love“, a rework of Kanye West‘s “Bound 2“, was released on 6 April 2014. It toppedContinue reading “Music : # 1’s this week in, Britain, Korea,India and Poland”

Top Twelve Most Homophobic Nations

Gay rights activists hold placards during a protest against a verdict by the Supreme Court in New Delhi December 15, 2013 Adnan Abid/Reuters By: Max Strasser/ Nigeria Nigeria is the most homophobic country in the world, according to a 2013poll, which found 97 percent of citizens think society should not accept homosexuality. The laws reflect that:Continue reading “Top Twelve Most Homophobic Nations”

Ending Early Marriage In India

Boys and girls from the Saraniya community wearing garlands pose for pictures after their engagement ceremony. (Amit Dave/Reuters)  BY MALLIKA DUTT, SONALI KHAN/The Daily Beast Getting fathers on board to combat the practice is key to changing widespread cultural attitudes, say Breakthrough‘s Mallika Dutt and Sonali Khan. Last week India made the baffling decision not to co-sponsorContinue reading “Ending Early Marriage In India”

India: Battle of dark and fair

Actor, director and producer Nandita Das recently became the poster girl for the Dark Is Beautiful campaign, run by Chennaibased non-governmental group Women of Worth (WoW). The campaign exhorts people to ‘Stay Unfair. Stay Beautiful.’ Shanta Gokhale – Separating the best from the banal on mumbai’s culturescape When I read the story of a dark-skinned IndianContinue reading “India: Battle of dark and fair”

When it comes to potholes in Mumbai,they’re Serious! MNS corporator locks up BMC engineers for 7 hrs for not fixing potholes

The three engineers — BK Shah, Alok Singh and Sachin Kakade — with MNS corporator Sandeep Deshpande (R) The Shivaji Park area is full of potholes Engineers give a written undertaking saying they will fix all potholes in 48 hours; corporator threatens to hold them hostage again if work is not done in time.Frustrated withContinue reading “When it comes to potholes in Mumbai,they’re Serious! MNS corporator locks up BMC engineers for 7 hrs for not fixing potholes”

Old-age divorce becoming common in India

Russian prez Valdimir Putin has split from his wife of 30 years. Old-age divorce is finding takers in India too For years, they posed for the cameras together, putting up a joint face against controversies and pressures of being Russia’s first couple. However, last week, 60-year-old Valdimir Putin and wife Lyudmila, 55, announced their decision to separate, saying “we hardly see eachContinue reading “Old-age divorce becoming common in India”