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People and Polity

A blog carrying discussion on democratic structure, economics and social transformations.

A Farce of Fasting – All in Democracy

A huge cry from the so called civil society of India was heard in different leading newspapers. A few social activists led thousands of...
Street Smart

Street Smart

Walk into any village in Odisha today and there is a very high chance that you’ll find a young boy or girl, who is...

Celebrating Victory in World War II as Indians

War seeds the change. The new rules of the victor, new arrangements in different spheres of life - celebration marks the beginning, and reiterates...

Marxism in Monasteries on The Roof of The World

The Buddhist monasteries in this historic region of China have been tense in the recent days due to another phase of conflict between Tibetans...

In Conflict with Ourselves – in the Kingdom of Intolerance

The US president Barack Obama speaks of the growing incidents of religious intolerance in India. He has done it in India during...

Remembering The Super-Cyclone That Ravaged Coastal Orissa in October 1999

A decade has passed after the 1999 super-cyclone ravaged the coastal belt of Orissa. I still remember the horrific day while I was spending...

One South Asia: Going Forward?

I met a few business and creative people from SAARC countries in New Delhi earlier this week. Everybody was anxious to exude the...

Coronavirus – Panic in Thin Air

As the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 or nCoV is in the process of spreading its wings across continents, there seems a significant...

Syrian Steam and Syrup

Do you know how Syrian Crisis is linked to the Climate Change? Perhaps, global leaders are struggling to find the reason behind their...

Middle East Today: Failing States and Disparate Interests

The Middle East is always discernible amid the plashes of history that go beyond one continent. It was religion since early times;...