People and Polity

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

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;...

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...

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...

The Aam Broom Swept the Streets of Delhi

'A leader looked unstoppable, an organiser looked undefeatable - just a few days back. A party looked ahead of years of monopoly...

Calibration of Violence In India

Indian democracy is vibrant with media playing a great role in sensationalising issues that people sitting in front of idiot-box (TV) like. Everybody in...

A Half-disclosure Makes a Half-truth

Indian Army went inside Myanmar to kill a group of terrorists. It was to avenge the killing of our soldiers a few days ago....

Beyond Socialist and Secular Appellations – Let’s Change Yaar!

In India, we crossed a milestone on January 26, as a sovereign democratic republic, or more appropriately, as a sovereign socialist secular...

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...

Demolishing Satire through Violence – A Futile Attempt

January 7. A few cowards barged into the office of the Charlie Hebdo, a satirical weekly magazine in Paris, and threatened the...

The Present Orissa – Revival or Continuation

As I am all set to release an information portal on Orissa in the next one month, one point forces me to think again...