Dilemma of Choosing between Privacy and Security

We are unsafe. That is what our governments try to convince us while intruding into our privacy. We, the habitual victims, are much scrutinized...

2014 Peshawar School Attack: A Barbaric Act by Lunatic Butchers

Killing children does not make anybody brave; so those were coward terrorists who did the gruesome mass murders at the Army Public School in...

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 democratic republic....

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....

Abusing National Icons, Not a Good Thing

“Why do we abuse our national icons?” I was wondering while sipping tea in the evening today. I was reading a report carrying the...

Swiftness of Invasion

“It was the swiftness,” the cab driver remarked when we were engaged in a discussion on the Vikings and their dominance starting from late...

Furcate State into Cities

In continuation to my last week’s deliberation, I feel that I should be quite clear about my intent. Why not? People today pose more...

2017 – A Year of Regressive Continuity

The year sneaked in when the world was confronted with many difficult questions about citizenship and national orthodoxy in the face of rapid globalization,...

Jallikattu: Fighting Perception

“An ordinance is needed from Central Government revoking ban on Jallikattu,” cried out a tamely-looking man sitting in the glittering newsroom of a jarring...

Heads Count, My Little Miss Kerala, from Our Streets to Borders!

My little Miss Kerala can now shift from the Great Escarpment of India, the Western Ghats, to my tiny homely aquarium. Whether Athirappilly hydel...

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