In an alternate universe, the Babri Masjid verdict by India’s Supreme court would have created ripples globally. The Apex court has condoned the heinous act of razing the 16th-century mosque and the violence in its aftermath that claimed an upward of 2,000 lives (mostly Muslims). India’s descent to a Hindu-fascist majoritarian state seems relentless, unchecked, … Continue reading India’s descent to Hindu-fascism
We have had a generation grow up under the shadows of the carnage around the destruction of Babri Masjid claiming an upward of 2000 lives across (mostly Muslims) Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Surat, Kanpur, Delhi, Bhopal, Ranchi, and Jamshedpur. What followed was hastened ghettoization of Muslim communities across North and Western India perpetuating a sense of alienation … Continue reading When hate wins
The past few months have been troubling for those who follow the Indian socio-political situation closely. Mob lynching in the name of cow-protection has morphed into a Frankenstein's monster. The state of Jharkhand in Eastern India is now turning out to be the epicenter of mob-justice & utter lawlessness. The ruling party including the incumbent … Continue reading Daily Takes: The Spectre of Mob Lynching In India
Book Title: Origin- A Novel Publisher: Doubleday I’m a Dan Brown fan. Needless to say, I’ve read all his books & eagerly sifted hundreds of rumor mills every time he was writing a new book.One of the things that I like about Brown is his innate ability to thin the line between conspiracies & reality. … Continue reading Book Review: Dan Brown’s Origin
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The Insight would be bringing a host of articles & stories on the birth of the Indian nation
That the marginalized in India are increasingly feeling restless. This isn’t a hyperbole it’s the stark reality of the times we live in.
We live in an age where the media loves to toe the government line & serves as an extended propaganda tool for the ruling dispensation.