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...

News Media – No Shackles, Yet Not Free

In the morning yesterday, I was browsing through a newspaper from a leading media brand in India. There was a report on the possibility...

The God of Cricket Retires: A Tribute to Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar

While religions dominated our discourse on God for centuries, our indulgence with the word 'god' has spilled over to other dimensions of our life...

Indian Land Act: Pull the Other one, It’s Got Bells on...

Anna Hazare is back again in Delhi. Earlier, it was their movement against corruption; and now it is against the new amended Land Bill...

The Fate of A Rationalist in Our Tradition of Convenience

If you are reading this, please call yourself a rationalist. Can't you do this small sacrifice when a government representing 112 million people could...

Indian Cities Challenge to Be Smart

Since yore cities have been built around the centre of power supplemented by commercial activities. As on this day, it seems still to be true. In...

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...

Fighting Culpability with Reason

“Can you deny your culpability?” was the question that a TV anchor asked the gentleman. I shall definitely face hardship if you ask me...

2014: It’s Comedy, through the Whole Year

A year passed by seeing frolics that played in all its grandeur. The year 2014 started at a juncture when world looked beyond conventional...

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 his recent...

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