Kanak Sarkar, a proclaimed professor with more than 20 years of teaching experience and a doctorate to his resume, wrote an eyebrow raising Facebook post. Continue reading A professor from Jadavpur University has compared a virgin girl with sealed bottle
The MeToo movement that began in the year 2017 has been making waves around the globe. Post entering the territories of India, it has made its presence felt on the subject of sexual harassment at workplace, abuse of power, and violence across industries. There have been accounts and narratives of erstwhile celebrities, purported victims such as female actors, directors, writers, corporate members, bloggers or social … Continue reading MeToo Movement In India
Whenever I hear Europeans per se the Indian equivalent of western countrymen talking about the Indian middle class’ I often wonder what do they mean? What section of the Indian society are they referring to? Are they referring to the conventional wisdom consisting of the 601 million odd consumer class, or the few 100 million people with the ability to afford their luxuries? Or the ones who … Continue reading The Myth Of Middle Class In India
The sirens screamed and so did the night. Vehicles torched, burned and dusted. Thousands marched on to the street to commemorate the 200 year old tinge of a historical affair on the eve of a new year. Yes, that was a sight of the Koregaon- Bhima (Maharashtra) violence between the pride of the Marathas “Ek Maratha, lakh Maratha” and the Dalit uprising that has been … Continue reading What led to Koregaon violence?
In a cultural software, where attacking an individualistic mutually approaching romance by the self-appointed moral guardians is a status quo, valentine’s day appears as a way through. Continue reading Our Cultural Software and Valentines Day Pragmatism
India! The land of billions. Mystic, majestic, and yet developing. Despite years of repression and exploitation, a country that has leapt from the ashes like a phoenix in a mere span of 67 years. A growth instilled by the countless sacrifices of the noble souls which assisted in the upliftment of the downtrodden, only to see the protector of rights turn blind to the violation … Continue reading Sex education- is India ready for it?