Why am I a Socialist?

By Mrunal Mathuria We often discard socialism as a failed concept without understanding its basic modus operandi, but let’s, for a moment, forget about the rest of the world and ask ourselves, about the success of capitalism in India itself apart from its quite evident failures in the whole of Continue Reading

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

Rumana’s Pain…..

A short story translated from Bengali to English by Sharshina Swastyaneek The alarm was set at 6 am but Rumana woke up just one minute before the clock struck 6 am. She stopped the ringing alarm quickly lest it disturbed her one year old sleeping son. She caressed Sajjad’s forehead 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

India needs its women in the workplace

Girls outshines boys in 10th/12th results. The headline screams whenever the results are out. But where do all those girls end up. Why aren’t they visible in workplace? “India Has Second-Lowest Female Labour Force Participation Rate In South Asia.” Source: Business Standard “India’s urban female work-force participation rate (WPR) is 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

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs.  Where have all the Jobs gone……..

We all are witnessing statements from the leaders of the current govt about alternative sources of employment like Chai stall, pakoda, paan shop etc etc. While the stupid statements draws lot of attention and funny memes on internet it hides the truth about govt incapability in generating employment for the Continue Reading