In 2020, President Emmanuel Macron’s reaction to the terror attack outside Charlie Hebdo’s old office got sharp criticism from the Islamic world, and American-Anglo media alike. What his words and French republic’s reaction did do is open up debate on liberal and radical secularism in western society. Since India’s independence in 1947, we have been […]Read More Liberal Secularism versus Radical Secularism – A Debate We Need to Have in India
On 19th January 1990, Kashmiri Pandits were made refugees in their own country. Kashmiri Pandit community has been living in exile for 32 years now, and not a single government has able to put a judiciary enquiry over the deaths of more than 4000 people, neither they have been able to send the community back […]Read More To the World Liberal Media – Kashmir Pandit Lives Matter
In 2016, when Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were fighting the U.S. Presidential Elections a new political movement came into being – ‘Democratic Socialism.’ The representation of this political ideology was done by Bernie Sanders. Though he did not win the primary, the ideology did win many hearts, especially among youngsters. Democratic Socialism is seeing […]Read More Is Capitalism Coming To An End?
The pandemic has got into focus the debate on lives versus livelihood. All over the world, major countries have announced a lock down which has put sinking-world economies into questioning whether a lock-down is necessary especially for those who survive on daily-wages in order to get two-square meals a day. On 23rd March 2020, the […]Read More It’s Lives versus Livelihood And Livelihood Should Win
In 2010, series of scams took over Manmohan Singh government which began the political change (revolution?) that India has been looking for a long time. In the coming election of 2014, it gave rise to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and rejection of dynasty politics giving old-age practice of caste-system ridden in culture realm in Indian […]Read More What Does the Future Hold for The Indian Polity?
Thappad is a film not about domestic violence, but about male-entitlement and pretense in Indian marriages. The film is about an upper-middle class couple, Amrita and Vikram, who have a set way of life where they follow set gender roles. There life takes a huge turn when Vikram played by Pavail Gulati slaps Amrita played […]Read More Thappad – A Must Watch for India