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December 23, 2016 / subramanyam

Weekend Reads


Here is some stuff to read and relax over the weekend.

We all had a lot of respect for the banks and the employees.  However, the recent happenings have shown that we have black sheep here as well.  Here is an interesting story on money laundering.   This is a wake-up call for the government to come up with stringent laws to prevent this sort of crimes.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/Rs-12357-cr-laundered-outside-India-4-banks-involved-five-cases-filed/articleshow/56008401.cms

Not very long ago, there was a report that more than a dozen youngsters left their homes to join the ISIS.   We saw radical youth chopping off a professor’s hand before that; then there were multiple reports Love Jihad where both Hindu and Christian organizations rang alarm bells in unison.   Why is this happening in Kerala?   Here is an interesting take on Kerala’s tryst with extremism.

http://swarajyamag.com/politics/kerala-slides-into-medieval-intolerance-while-communist-government-looks-the-other-way

There was a lot controversy over the appointment of the new army chief.  An interesting take as to why Rawat was the Hobson’ choice.

http://swarajyamag.com/defence/the-indian-army-gets-its-new-chief-heres-why-lt-gen-bipin-rawat-scored-over-others

At the start of the year, we had the Malda Riots that rocked West Bengal. Check this link for the Malda riots. https://satyasurya.wordpress.com/2016/01/14/malda/

Now we are having a problem where Muslims of attacking Hindus.  The little reporting done by local media is adding to the vows of the Hindus here.
http://satyavijayi.com/mini-pakistan-hidden-inside-west-bengal-satyavijayi-exclusive-howrah-violence/

Manipur is burning and we are seeing little response from the mainstream television media.   Here is an interesting article that tells us about the mistakes of Okram Ibobi Singh’s government and the chaos that followed.

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/edit/resolve-manipur-crisis.html

Happy Reading .

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