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
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,… Read More India’s descent to Hindu-fascism
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.