India Digest: Noose Tightens around Indian Nero

* Noose Tightens on Indian Nero – Here on SI, we’ve long held Gujarat Chief Minister and Hindu leader Narendra Modi guilty of playing Nero while Muslims were butchered and set afire in the post-Godhra riots of 2002. But Modi’s role may have gone further than merely playing Nero. Indian investigative magazine Tehelka has yet […]

Obama Job Rating in the Toilet

Two years back, U.S. President Barack Obama was the worshiped Messiah who could do no wrong. Today, Obama is the shunned Judas who sleeps with the (Republican) devils and can do nothing right. Unemployment is still an obscenely high 9.8% (the real rate is probably much higher), the war in Afghanistan is still going badly […]

Will Julian Assange have a Mysterious Heart Attack?

Love him or hate him, Julian Assange has made his mark. For all ye schmucks, Assange is the founder of WikiLeaks, the web site that’s causing ripples on a global scale with its release of sensitive documents pertaining to the Iraq war, U.S. diplomatic cables and the like. You know stuff the powers that be […]

Lallu or Nitish – Who’ll Have You by Your Balls?

Nitish Triumphs Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar (JD-U) won a solid victory at the hustings. Janata Dal (U) and BJP are poll partners while Lallu’s Rashtriya Janata Dal fought the elections with Ram Vilas Paswan’s Lok Jan Shakti Party by its side. Related Stories: Profile of Nitish Kumar Profile of Laloo Prasad Yadav

Sweet, the Four Witches Lose

Ha ha ha, the four crazy witches of the Republican and/or Tea Party – Sharron Angle, Christine O’Donnell, Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina – have lost. Folks, that’s cause for celebration despite the Democrats loss of the House. * Meg Whitman spent over $160 million and still lost. Some things money can buy and for […]

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