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Why Can’t Media Take A Stand Against Issues?

By on Jun 21, 2011 in Wisdom | 0 comments

I’ve been closely following the Indian TV media reporting on various issues – the most happening amongst them is the ‘Jan Lokpal Bill’. Even the most reputed Television Channel Anchors ask so worthless and idiotic questions especially to politicians and ministers that the whole ‘news reporting’ seems just a time-pass activity. Assuming for a minute that all our media is really ‘independent’, why can’t the TV channels take a stand (for or against the issues)? Did you follow the Baba Ramdev Satyagraha news coverage? Every damn reporter out there was questioning whether RSS is involved in the satyagraha. I didn’t get the unnecessary importance TV reporters gave to it. Using common sense it isn’t hard to conclude that RSS, like any other organization has full right to support anything. It does not mean that the protesters...

New IITs? Hee Hee

By on Sep 6, 2008 in Wisdom | 4 comments

You know what? I’ve began believing that we’ll never grow beyond the Taj Mahal, IITs, IIMs, Rajasthan Camels, KS & IT services. If we talk about education – we essentially talk about IITs & IIMs. So, to make the overall level of education better in India, our govrnment has opened new IITs. If you do not know, 6 new IITs were started last year in Orissa, Bihar, Rajasthan, Punjab and Andhra Pradesh. So, the total number of IITs in India is 13! So, that’s our first great step towards making India a Super Power by 2020! Personal opinion: So first of all, I’m not an IITan. I think IITs don’t do any value addition to the country. They screen smartest folks through JEE and then allows them to mix with other equally talented engineers. Then these engineers either get jobs abroad or in foreign corporations that have offices in India. The reamaining...