Dissent ≠ Anti-National

This Thursday, High Court set aside the disciplinary action taken by JNU against 15 of its students, including ex-JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar, in connection with a controversial event on February 9 last year in the varsity. I can remember how angry I was when I heard that some students of JNU have ‘allegedly’ raised the […]

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Marital Rape : Sacred Tradition !?

It is said that the worth of a civilization can be judged by the place given to women in the society. In India, we worship our strong, independent goddesses And I think no will deny the fact that women in India have made a considerable progress since independence. Breaking the glass ceilings, recently two women […]

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Privacy : A myth !?

“There is a fundamental right to privacy, but it is a wholly qualified right since the right to privacy consists of various aspects and is a sub-species of the right to liberty, every aspect of it will not qualify as a fundamental right” Attorney General KK Venugopal said this to a nine-judge constitution bench headed […]

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No Sir, No Ma’am ?

“we should rid ourselves of our colonial mentality of obeisance or servitude, or words to that effect, and address one another as Mr or Mrs. No more Sirs and Ma’ams. We are a nation of equals. No more kowtowing to the white men. They are not superior to us in any way. And so we […]

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Dowry & Great Indian shadi market

In last week, Sheetal Wayal, A 21-year-old girl, committed suicide because her father, an indebted farmer couldn’t bear dowry expenses. This is the second incident from that same village in which a girl had committed suicide over dowry. Mohini Bhise ended her life about a year ago in a similar fashion. She had left a […]

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Post Truth And People

Before mass leaders seize the power to fit reality to their lies, their propaganda is marked by its extreme contempt for facts as such, for in their opinion fact depends entirely on the power of man who can fabricate it. – Hannah Arendt How amazing it is that in this ever-changing world, these lines written […]

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Grexit & Greece Crisis 

Greek government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos recently said that, “The Greek government is negotiating with responsibility and resolve… but all of that must, however, be without any additional burden, and without extra cost for Greek society. Our aim continues to be an agreement with not even a euro more of additional measures”   And again the Greek […]

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