Author: Justice Markandey Katju

The Great Hindu Intellectualism

There was a time when Hindus were leading the world in science. Many people will challenge this assertion, but here is what the prominent medieval Muslim Arab scholar Sa’id ibn Ahmad al-Andalusi (1029-1070 ) wrote in his book Tabaqat al-‘umam, the earliest book on the history of science: “The first people in the world to […]

Boneheaded generals of Pakistani army

By their misbehaviour, Gen Munir and the other Pakistani generals have convinced me that they are a bunch of fools, blockheads, ignoramuses, dolts, dimwits, cretins, and twerps, leading their country to disaster. The clearest proof of this is their destruction of the independence of Pakistan’s judiciary, as it happened after the events of 9th May […]

How Indian Subcontinent will create mighty modern industrial state

The basic problems of the Indian subcontinent are the massive and abject poverty of our vast masses, the record and rising unemployment, the appalling level of child malnutrition (every second Indian child is malnourished, according to the Global Hunger Index), the skyrocketing prices of food and other essential commodities, the almost total lack of proper […]

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