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
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?
Those who say demonetisation is good in the long run should recall the quote: ‘In the long run we are all dead’. -Dr. Manmohan Singh (Former Primer Minister, Economist) November 11, 2017| The monumental action by the government of India to scrap Rs.500/- and Rs.1000/- currency notes from the country on November 8, 2016, recently completed one year. The decision initially hailed as a masterstroke … Continue reading Why demonetisation failed? Celebrating one year of the historical Indian debacle.
Demonetisation per se, as per recent economic statistics, has turned out to be a regressive step. As most of the observers seem to agree, it was a failure in relative to the costs it imposed on the country and its people. The whataboutery of the government as to what this regressive step might manage to achieve in the future remains a distinct possibility, something that … Continue reading India’s monumental failure: Demonetisation