HYPOCRISY

FILE PHOTO: White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner sits with his wife Ivanka Trump (L) at President Donald Trump's joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S. March 17, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Bourg/Files

Earth To Ivanka Trump: Your Dad Invented Vicious

Twitter responded to Ivanka Trump's sad complaints about the "viciousness" of attacks on her father with a shrug of "give me a break." "It is hard, and there's a level of viciousness that I was not ex...
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Why Pratap Bhanu Mehta’s Resignation From NMML Smacks Of Elitist Hypocrisy

An open letter of resignation to the administration of the Nehru Memorial Museum Library (NMML) was recently issued by a so-called public intellectual, in protest against a particular appointment. In case you need reminding, Mr. Pratap Bhanu Mehta, a member of the executive committee of the NMML, has time and again questioned the integrity of the mandate given to the present central government. His latest action is nothing but a display of intellectual opportunism and unqualified arrogance.
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Our Reactions To Terror Are A Litany Of Hypocrisies

Social media reactions to terrorism or acts of terror make for very interesting case studies. Never before have the masses been able to opine with such freedom on platforms that allow millions of others to read and share their views. News channels, newspapers and so on today are being challenged by people directly as the internet, often via smartphones and tablets, offers unprecedented, and often alternative and raw access to information. However, such access and fluidity in information flow comes with certain shortcomings.

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