Unlike Eliot Ness’s squad of prohibition cops, the untouchables of India are a far far more fearsome proposition. The dalits or harijans are people who were part of the castes who were associated with the traditionally unclean work. Leather work (hindus still wear leather despite not consuming cows), slaughter house work (the crime is in …
Category Archive: India
Dec 31 2013
Dec 17 2013
I got this mail last year. It effectively asked me why I wasn’t willing to stand up and say something about the Indian rape. Why my blog was filled with the stories of women and indeed men who fought against the rape. Why not my story of the Indian Rape Riots and Protests? I had …
Nov 25 2013
Sustainable progress is the name of the game. When I first started out in India one of my projects was a tiny fishing village. Owing to sustained and interactive charity development we not only created economic growth, a lower environmental impact and progress through education but also improved their overall health.
Nov 22 2013
Medication is a powerful thing. The medicines we prescribe and take can change the lives of people. So when they stop using the medicine the change is phenomenal. On the train back home, I watched an old lady suddenly turn her head and fall to the floor while convulsing. I responded and identified myself and …
Oct 14 2013
No blog post for tonight. I am dead tired. I woke up yesterday at 6:00 AM and worked until 6:00 PM tonight. Had a big nap and really don’t feel like blogging. However? I thought that there is one more thing I can do before I vanish to watch Youtube videos of cats.
Jun 23 2013
For those who are unaware, the Northern State of Uttarkhand in India has serious flooding and has lost more than 600 people to the floods with many hundreds still stranded there. And there will always be vultures who try and profit from the death and suffering of others. Often to flog their stupid beliefs.
Jun 22 2013
The death toll from flooding and landslides following heavy monsoon rains in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand is close to 600 at the moment. More than 40,000 people are still stranded in what the government has described as a “national crisis”. Officials have admitted a lack of co-ordination in the rescue effort. Early monsoon …