Soldiers, Soldiering, and Bigotry.

By Kedar Anil Gadgil Recently, there was a news item that mentioned a retired army Colonel evicting a tenant (a Muslim girl) from his house because she “could be a terrorist.” There was a lot of brouhaha over this item with old army hands (and some current ones) tut-tutting about Continue Reading

SPEAK: YOUR VOICE MATTERS

By Sudeepta Sarangi My friends keep asking me that why we see so much negativity on social media. Why don’t you share some positive news? Is nothing good happening in the country ? Well yes, I am sure that so many good things are definitely happening. But when in the Continue Reading

HINDU PAKISTAN – IS SASHI THAROOR WRONG?

By Aditya Chaturvedi. Addressing a event in Thiruvananthapuram, Congress MP Sashi Tharoor said “If they (BJP) win a repeat in the Lok Sabha, our democratic constitution as we understand it, will not survive as they will have all the elements they need to tear apart the constitution of India and Continue Reading

The smell of hot rice

By Aatreey Das What do I think about the country? The India? For me, country is all about its people. And some more. Just want to share an experience. Years ago during our field visit in a district of West Bengal, I with some of the other friends were in Continue Reading

WHEN WE TALK ABOUT RAPE

Two girls Akanksha Sinha and Poorvika Mehra took to stage to explain consent by way of reciting a poem titled, “When We Talk About Rape“. The poem asserts on how a survivor of sexual assault and/or rape battle not just physical trauma but mental illness as well, as a result. Continue Reading

“I can’t see anything except blood”

By Aatryee Das So, what do you need? We need some hockey stick, bamboo sticks, iron rods, iron chains, kerosene, matches…. Okay! And who are your targets? That’s a very important question. First and foremost, you need to remember, we have mostly nothing to do with rich and famous people. Continue Reading