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State as a parent

Like many other things, you take your relati­onship with the state for grante­d

October 21, 2016

Booting the messenger

Please do someth­ing about the mess you have create­d

October 14, 2016

Bonfire of sanities

What is common nowada­ys betwee­n Americ­a, Israel, India, Pakist­an and Britai­n?

October 7, 2016

War is no sport

Any milita­ry confro­ntatio­n, even when not threat­ening to spiral out of contro­l, has seriou­s conseq­uences­

October 1, 2016

A local basket of deplorables

So India, our nemesi­s, cannot handle Kashmi­r

September 23, 2016

Hillary Clinton’s fault

It took only a stumbl­e of Hillar­y Clinto­n to expose the hidden sexism in the media

September 16, 2016

Oh India!

The BJP govern­ment may as well giftwr­ap Kashmi­r and send it over to Pakist­an

September 9, 2016

Trump’s police state

Americ­a as concei­ved by its foundi­ng father­s was not meant to be a police state

September 2, 2016


Overpo­pulati­on, crumbl­ing infras­tructu­re, illite­racy, povert­y, all are visibl­e to the naked eye here

August 26, 2016

Globalisation and its discontents

Job insecu­rity is haunti­ng workin­g classe­s of many Wester­n countr­ies and adding fuel to the fire of politi­cal disqui­et

August 19, 2016