For the last 20 years, the same accusations have been going on without any substance. It is time that this pulp fiction ends.
Vinod Dua discusses the controversies surrounding Jaggi Vasudev and a moment of crisis in Indian judiciary in light of Justice Jayant Patel’s resignation.
With friends in powerful places, the Jaggi Vasudev-led Isha Foundation has been able to get away with allegations of land grab and illegal construction.
Comments critical of “dangerous” project are not shown amidst ambiguity over Jaggi Vasudev’s stand, and real reason for rivers rally.
The campaign ignores the real threats – back to back dams, sand mining, pollution, deforestation and river interlinking – and offers tree plantation as the panacea to all ills.
In a flawed critique against the March for Science in India, the philosopher erects and razes strawmen, presuming he has made his case.
The visit of the prime minister will send a wrong signal and award legitimacy to buildings that the Isha Foundation “constructed illegally”, critics say.
The BJP and its supporters, who sparked and sustained the pro-Jallikattu protests, do not seem to take the very real dangers associated with the sport seriously.