We are witnessing a watershed moment transpire. The Citizenship Amendment bill 2019, now a law essentially dismantles the ethos and the premise of India. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration if I were to say, what we saw yesterday was a betrayal of the idea of India many singed up for. The edifice of secular democracy… Read More Whither Future? Towards Hindu Rashtra
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… Read More Daily Takes: The Spectre of Mob Lynching In India
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.… Read More Feeling The Heat Of Majoritarianism: The Marginalized On The Edges
We live in an age where the media loves to toe the government line & serves as an extended propaganda tool for the ruling dispensation.… Read More Welcome To Propaganda Hour On Primetime
Along with Jinnah Savarkar was the other pillar of the two-nation theory, loved spewing venom & instigated young men to kill in the name of his vile ideology of exclusive nationalism. Most of these young men were quickly disowned by him once they had served their purpose. Curiously, Savarkar who’d sing eulogies in the name… Read More The Epitome Of Cowardice: Understanding “Veer” Savarkar
For the past two decades the narrative built around globalisation is of: integration of businesses, ideas & societies. That collaboration in various human endeavours can solve larger issues of poverty, diseases, joblessness & abject living conditions for innumerable people is now hard-wired in our brains.
As I begin writing this, it has been nearly one & a half month since; PM Modi in a ‘historic’ address to the nation obliterated nearly 86% of the currency in circulation. The move is certainly historic & at the expense of sounding a bit dramatic; unprecedented. Certainly, there is no known historical parallel that… Read More The Great Indian ‘DEMON’etization