At the outset, let me say that Trupti Desai's mission Haji Ali was not at all activism but rather a publicity stunt. When the matter is pending at the Mumbai High Court, why to go for such a stunt? Courts are already looking in to the matter of gender discrimination in places of worship; hence there shouldn't be any such acts that could result in law and order issues.
After an Italian court convicted AgustaWestland chopper company chief, Giuseppe Orsi and one more person, newspapers in India have started reporting about the possible involvement of Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi along with some of her political assistants, people from bureaucratic circle and Indian Air force officers. All the news stories are claimed to be based on a 225 page conviction report, although government of India is yet to receive a copy of the conviction.
All of a sudden reports started appearing in media on Sunday that JNU Students Union leader Kanhaiya Kumar was attacked inside a plane. Allegedly a BJP supporter had attempted to strangulate him. Naturally this is a serious case.
On 22ndApril, I got some video attachments as direct message from Debaki Nandan Mohanty, a former junior colleague of mine on my Facebook page. It was a first for me to get video attachment, that too from a very junior guy. I tried to open one of the links through my smart phone, somehow it didn't open. I left it without trying to open.