To the Indian NRIs in Silicon Valley

Justice Markandey Katju –   While in North California I met many Indian NRIs who are working in Silicon Valley, either in an IT company or as an entrepreneur. One of them was a young man from Andhra Pradesh who seemed to me an idealist. He told me he was planning to go back to […]

Sanjiv Bhatt

J’accuse

Justice Markandey Katju –   ‘J’accuse’ (or, I accuse) was the name of the letter (https://www.britannica.com/topic/Jaccuse) sent in January 1898 by the famous French writer Emile Zola to the French president, accusing the French government and army for jailing Captain Alfred Dreyfus (https://www.britannica.com/biography/Alfred-Dreyfus) in Devils Island for several years on the false charge of espionage […]

The coming Great Turbulence

    Justice Markandey Katju –   I wish I could wish people a happy new year, but I regret I cannot since I just cannot be a hypocrite. The truth is that from this year India is going to enter into an era of what can be called the Great Turbulence, which in my […]

Indians should prepare for the coming storm

Justice Markandey Katju –   The exit polls for the five state assembly elections indicate disaster for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. If their prediction proves correct, Rajasthan is lost to the BJP, with similar results in Madhya Pradesh,Chattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram. In this eventuality, as I mentioned in my article in dailyo [https://www.dailyo.in/voices/farmers-protest-yogendra-yadav-agrarian-distress-lok-sabha-election-2019/story/1/28195.html], large […]

Has the Indian media no shame?

  Justice Markandey Katju –      I was in a Thanksgiving party in an American city recently, and some people there said they had heard in the Indian media of an Indian industrialist’s daughter forthcoming wedding on 12th December in Mumbai. The media had reported how fabulous and mind blowing the wedding will be. […]