Recently the jewellery brand Tanishq released an ad which triggered a massive backlash on Twitter and other social media platforms. The ad had a pregnant Hindu woman, ostensibly married into a Muslim family, and how broad minded this family was that they celebrate her baby shower as per Hindu custom. The idea was to show... Continue Reading →
1960s and 70s was a period in American politics when Left became Right and Right became Left. I believe a similar inversion is currently going on in India. Read to know more.
You'll come across numerous BJP/Modi supporters on social media who claim labels like Right wing and also mock and try to silence those who advocate equal constitutional rights for the Hindus in India. What explains their hate for the Core Right Agenda. Is there a middle ground? Read on.
Among the 58 ministers of the new Narendra Modi government, there is 1 representative from Kerala. I think that is one too many and Modi is being too generous to a state that has decisively voted against him by electing all 20 MPs from the opposition parties. That I am disappointed is an understatement. Like... Continue Reading →
Despite claims of its supporters of standing up for equality and justice, communist politics has always been associated with violence, repression, authoritarianism and intolerance of dissidence. However, there is a tendency to romanticize and justify communist excesses as a deviation rather than its characteristic. Such exercises are generally supported by popular culture in movies, television and books. As also by politically motivated left-liberal academics. Here is my attempt to counter that propaganda.
I see this kind of behavior from my fellow Indians very often. Probably even I indulge in it sometimes. I call this the Bhagat Singh syndrome. You can hear people exclaim that there will no more be another Bhagat Singh who will sacrifice selflessly for the greater good. But if you challenge them, they'll not want their own kid to be that self-sacrificing Bhagat Singh.
Kuttiyamma was cremated on a road. Other options available to Hindus in Chengannur, Kerala are donate the body of the dead to medical college or convert to Christianity and use the cemetery. How did Hindus in 'progressive' Kerala reduce to such pitiable state? Read on to know more.
You may have seen many photos of Kerala's CM recently. With Mamata, Babu, Kumaraswamy, Modi. But have you seen a picture of him consoling the families of landslide victims in his home state? No, those don't exist. Want know why? Read on.
BJP performed much below expectations in the by-election to Chengannur assembly constituency in Kerala. What are factors that have contributed to this failure of the party?