Hang on tight as I delineate this: As a kid, I grew up listening to his speeches & as you’d guess it, I was actually quite impressed with his style, wit & rhetoric. He has his own style of quoting from plethora of religious texts; from Quran to Bible & Bhagwat Gita.
As much as technology would make you believe; not every thing around here is binary. There are things which are a tad complex & won’t fit into your typical cliches. This is one among those things. Muslims in India are a complex lot, just as diverse as are Hindus or any other community. If you… Read More Do Muslims In India Really Feel Alienated?
How to better understand the malaise that’s nationalism? Consider this; a formerly high ranking minister in one of India’s prosperous state is convicted of inciting & leading a blood thirsty mob across the streets of a slum. What followed was absolute savagery; people were maimed, killed & raped with impunity as the administration turned a… Read More Trying Times: The Malaise That Is Nationalism
When I first decided to put up this column, Daily Takes, I planned it as a ‘crisp’,’ concise’ & a subtle piece opining on current issues concerning India & the world. Breaking from the norm, today we’re to address something that would in the end decide how successful the Indian nation turns out to be;… Read More Daily Takes: The Rot In The System
National A court orders cow slaughter case to be registered against Akhlaq’s family, Akhlaq was killed on 29th September by a rancorous mob in Dadri near Delhi.
National Yet again Kashmir continues to simmer following the killing of a militant, Burhnan Wani & the emotionally charged up funeral procession where tens of thousands assembled. In the wake of protests; 34 die.