Is the MeToo campaign in India transgressive?

Post entering the territories of India, the MeToo movement has made its presence felt on the subject of sexual harassment at workplace, abuse of power, and violence across industries. Continue reading Is the MeToo campaign in India transgressive?

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The need to bring politics, business, and science together (pun)

There is an urgent need to bring politics, business, and science together in the times of de-globalisation. One wonders if we might ever appoint a businessman as our top diplomat. Imagine Mukesh Ambani Sharad Pawar (India’s richest man), running India’s diplomatic business and sitting in the cabinet committee. Quite unlikely! The bonafide and powerful argument is that businessmen would bring their “narrow commercial interest” to national governance that ought to perform for public good. Taking a cue from President Donald Trump in the U.S.A. … Our unwelcome attitude is not limited to businessmen. The powerful permanent bureaucracy is vary of allowing … Continue reading The need to bring politics, business, and science together (pun)