Secularism in India

The Banality of Secularism in India

Social anthropologist, Lise McKean, who authored the book ‘Divine Enterprise’ once said, “Religion is not only good for business…it is the best business of all: start-up costs are low,...
ramjas college clash 2017

Fracas at Ramjas college: Much Ado About Something

For the uninformed, the Delhi Crime branch has now commenced its investigation into the violent clashes that broke out between the RSS-backed Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) students and...

Distortion of Indian History in Bollywood

Just a few days back, I was in Bithoor — the place that took centre-stage during the revolt of 1857 (if you still find it difficult to remember the...
student politics

Should Student Politics Be Banned from College Campuses?

Well, let’s be honest. Politics is an important aspect of our lives and we all — irrespective of age, gender, status, (or whether we are studying) etc. — need...
Reservations by Caste

Do You Think Reservations Are Essential In Addressing the Caste Problem in India?

Reservations or “affirmative action” as it is normally (and positively) referred to, basically means a proactive attempt to favour disadvantaged groups, who have been historically marginalised over the years...

Why are Nationalism Haters Turning Into India Haters?

In case, you are flummoxed as to whatever did I mean by the rhetorical question — ‘Why are nationalism haters turning into India haters?’, don’t worry for we will...
indian army quotes

Criticizing the Indian Army in Kashmir means you are indirectly supporting the Anti-National elements

At the time of independence, India was a loose association of states including those ruled by monarchs like Maharaja Hari Singh in Kashmir. Like other princely states such as...
youth icon of india

Swami Vivekananda, the Real youth icon of India

Arise, awake, and stop not until the goal is reached. - Swami Vivekananda The youth of a nation is a sign of its progress. They are the future, the tomorrow...