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Racism in British Monarchy only credulous

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s interview has not just triggered the racism row but brings forth the hypocrisy of how British have ruled the world. ‘Much awaited’ Buckingham Palace response which came after ‘crises meetings involving senior royals’ said that it takes race issues “very seriously”, that… Read More…

SSR Death: Murky Mystery Getting Muddier

Revelation of Drug angle in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death seems to have opened up a mysterious ‘black box’ of nexus between ‘Bollywood and Drug Cartel’. With new expose coming every single day – love, conspiracy, depression, suicide, embezzlement, extortion, murder, drugs, rape, trafficking; mafia – police… Read More…

2020: A Pyjama Story

Be careful what you wish for, lest it comes true! This phrase originated in Aesop Fables centuries ago. Who would have thought that this phrase would come true in 2020, after years of my hundreds of wishes going unfulfilled, unrecognized and unheard? But amazingly, this one has (smiley emoji). Read More…

Sushant Singh Rajput Death: Many Firsts in the Case

Two months of persistent movement by fans of the bollywood actor late Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR), finally resulted in his case being transferred to CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation). While we discuss and question at this point the role of Mumbai police and its reputation, which clearly has taken a hit, other… Read More…

Trial By Social Media-Guilty Till Proven Innocent By Dr. Neelam Batra-Verma

It is Important to Investigate the Missing Links in Investigation Theories of Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s Death in Order to End Trial by Social-Media.A lot many years ago, I used to write stories on trial by media. This is 2020, and trial by media is obsolete. Read more…

Baron of Boondocks By Dr Neelam Batra-Verma

One by one President of Unites States’ cases are falling flat in the courts of law. In November second week President Donald Trump’s team had to drop a lawsuit, asking for a review of a handful of votes, in Arizona; the Trump campaign lost six cases in Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties over 9000 votes… Read More…

Sushant Singh Rajput’s Death: Police Should Follow Protocol Dr. Dinesh Rao

Dr Dinesh Rao has been a Professor and Head of the Department of forensic medicine at The Oxford Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Bengaluru, and former Director and chief forensic pathologist in Kingston, Jamaica.
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Biden’s ‘pipe-line’ of priorities

The 46th President of United States of America, Joe Biden got down to business immediately after inauguration on January 20th, 2021 and signed a record breaking 17 executive orders, beating a previous record of just one executive order signed on the day of the inauguration. Read More…

Baljit Chadha : Exporting death to India

It is ironical but true that people like Baljit Chadha want to earn a quick buck at the cost of dying workers in poor countries like India and China. It is high time anti-asbestos groups come together and stall his efforts to export death to… Read More…

No NRIs Please

As India’s economy boomed, the demand for the NRI groom took a nose-dive. It is not only the reputation of the NRI that has travelled via the net that is keeping the prospective brides away, but the recent economic downturn has further strengthened Indian… Read More…

No pardon for the victims’ families

Irked by the fact that girl killer Karla Homolka is eligible for pardon this year, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has asked Public Safety Minister Vic Toews to table new legislation in the coming months that would tighten the pardon system.  Read More…

Pandit Jasraj – Bright sun of Indian Music

Legends don’t need introductions. Legends are sources of inspiration and have achieved what might need a few life times. He is now 80 years old but has spent more than six decades trying to popularize classical singing all over the world. A few years back… Read More…

Pandit Jasraj – The musical journey continues

Legends don’t need introductions. Legends are sources of inspiration and have achieved what might need a few life times. He is now 80 years old but has spent more than six decades trying to popularize classical singing all over the world. A few years back… Read More…

Remembering Cairo

Looking at the chaotic scenes on television on the streets of Cairo recently, I couldn’t help but reminisce about the days I spent in the city when my father was posted there as a diplomat of the Indian Embassy. My memories of the city are happy and sweet… Read More…

Success is my mantra, my passion, my reason to live – Russhita

Russhita Singh — the name may not ring a familiar bell — but the young girl is already being tipped as the next big artiste to hit the marquee. She is being fondly talked about in the Indian film circle since she got the opportunity to share screen space with… Read More…

Facebook fetched the role

Shakti Kapoor’s daughter Shraddha Kapoor, who made her debut in the blockbuster ‘Teen Patti’, will finally be known as herself now. Till now, she was recognized as being the daughter of the actor/comedian father Shakti Kapoor. She played the character… Read More…

Black and Blue Sari

Black and Blue Sari is the first book the author, Kamal Dhillon has ever written. She doesn’t know, there may or may not be more to come. She talked to the editor of TAOM at length about her book and the circumstances that led to her first attempt at creativity. Read More…

Life behind the veil

They are fifty per cent of the population in Afghanistan yet have toiled equally or more in the social and economic life of the country. They have contributed socially and economically yet have suffered at the hands of their male counterparts who have tortured… Read More…

Frozen Frames

There are contrasts-the great Mahatma Gandhi getting off a Third Class compartment while Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister getting off a First Class compartment at a railway station. There are moments captured in frames of Gandhi arguing with… Read More…

SDM –Downsizing India or objet d’art

As Slum Dog Millionaire is showered with accolades, many are left wondering whether the film is meant to depict India in a poor light in an attempt to stop its super power growth or the film really is a work of art. An analysis by Editor Dr. Neelam Verma.  Read More…

A War Story

Former LINK Reporter Neelam Verma’s Debut Novel 1971 – A War Story Examines The Missing And Presumed Dead 54 Indian Soldiers Inside Pakistan. Lest we forget that the 54 Indian defence personnel who had gone to 1971 India Pakistan war… Read More…

The final cruise

Tis but human nature to live in denial that nothing bad could ever happen to us. It always happens to “other” people. Sometimes, those “other” people can be you. Every immigrant who leaves family and friends in their home country and plans to… Read More..

The Good And Evil Make Their Spirit Felt During Diwali

Every year on Halloween day, I am reminded of the harrowing experience I had on the first Halloween of my life when I first moved to Canada from India. I had read about the festival in books and watched some children’s movies as a child but had… Read More…

Ghost Consultants – on the run

The move by the victims of fraudulent immigration consultants to unite and act is now gaining momentum. Hundreds have joined in the campaign to fight for justice as Immigration Minister Jason Kenney pushes Bill C-35 in parliament… Read More…

Honour killing – an excuse to kill

Shafia trial – Is it an eye-opener by Dr Neelam Batra Verma. Is the Shafia case an eye-opener? Not really. There have been numerous similar cases before and they continue to occur in different parts of the world. Lessons are learnt and soon forgotten. Read More…

India’s Lost Wealth

As the news of the recovery of SS Gairoppa made headlines, it had people round the world thinking as to whom does this “loot” belong to. While it was the British who hired the Florida-based Odyssey Marin Exploration to locate the ship wreck, which… Read More…

Interview with Vikas

As an Indian Foreign Service officer, Vikas Swarup’s job was to manage India’s image abroad. He was far away, posted in London, at the time when he wrote his novel Q&A, more famously called Slum Dog Millionaire. He was miles away from the grit and grime of… Read More…

Marriage of Convenience

In an attempt to control fraudulent marriages in Canada, Immigration minister Jason Kenny held town hall meetings in Ontario, Vancouver, and Montreal etc apart from visiting immigrant rich countries like India, China and Philippines in an attempt to… Read More…

No pardon for the victims’ families

Irked by the fact that girl killer Karla Homolka is eligible for pardon this year, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has asked Public Safety Minister Vic Toews to table new legislation in the coming months that would tighten the pardon system. Read More…

ME TOO: The Rogue Gallery Of Dirty Old Men

Though I cannot forget the suffering I had endured that time, yet years later, I am not sure if it is ethical enough to take names of those who have harmed me as I hope, some “may be” leading a quiet life somewhere now. Quiet possible, they… Read More…