I'd try to be the voice of sanity here So, do bear with me:First & foremost population growth is itself a menace, plaguing society more than any vice could ever do.This exponential growth is unsustainable, proven empirically.Now, onto the more relevant part of your question i.e, Muslims population growth in India is surely an … Continue reading Decoding The Canard Of Muslim Population Growth
Why do civilizations decay? Why’d the mighty Rome die into shambles that too subdued by the unruly Huns & Goths? Why’d the all powerful Achaemenids, Arabs or Chinese, timeless as they were obfuscate so easily. So, here we have a plethora of disparate reasons leading up to the decline & decimation of large cultures across … Continue reading Why Do Civilizations Decay?
One fine day a man asked of an old ascetic, "Why do two people think so differently?" The seer replied, "The difference is in the eyes my child. And how you see depends on your experience with life..." We live in an age of information glut. One click, a couple of swipes and you become … Continue reading The landscape of Opinions in India
Imagine one fine day on a brisk morning walk as you prepare yourself for an enervating schedule, you encounter a band of children in soiled rags frantically pacing on dilapidated bicycles stuffed with sacks of coal. For many amongst us this surely is a 19th century throwback, a desi gold rush with our own forty-niners … Continue reading The Less Told Story Of India’s Adivasis
At times, it requires a calamity to change the destiny of people. There's always a lingering hope in even the darkest of clouds
Nearly seven decades post partition of India. The Indian Muslims stand at crossroads, they ought to choose between assimilation or risk being left out.
PRELUDE: There sits a village perched between two hills. Here flows a river so pristine people would sing eulogies in its name. Some hundred families populate either side of this mighty river which they say directly descends from the heavens as a gift for their virtuous deeds in the previous life. The village on either … Continue reading Gods & Rivers
The very question that, what did Jharkhand achieve post bifurcation of Bihar? is sufficient to elicit passionate replies. I, in my personal capacity, shall try to put forth a reasonable answer. In hindsight, why’d things come on to bifurcation? While writing for my blog I tried stitch some reasons: “The state of Jharkhand(formerly south Bihar), … Continue reading The Conundrum Of Separation
There lays a society built upon the perceived scruples crafted meticulously through ages. Slowly but, surely these ‘esteemed’ values mutate into obnoxiously obstinate practices which can at times undermine the very existence of a civilization. Through ages we’ve had numerous instances where nations crumbled under their own weight unable to anchor antediluvian ideas which could … Continue reading The Dying Conscience Of A Nation
Thus he spake, “ Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, & now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge….” & when both the hands of clock joined solemnly, a nation was born, a civilization awoke of its slumber. This soliloquy of the 1st Prime Minister, Jawahar Lal Nehru embellished with … Continue reading The Idea Of A Nation