Law & Policy

Kerala Disaster Floods

Kerala Disaster – Natural Or Man Made?

As the Kerala tragedy unfolds with the entire state waterlogged, memories of the Uttarakhand disaster loom large & the question beckons that were these tragedies avoidable? Has human greed &…


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Article 35A – A Black Mark on our Democracy

Recently, there was a lot of hue & cry in the left-liberal camp over the Supreme Court hearing a plea filed by NGO ‘We the Citizens’ in 2014 challenging the…


Sabarimala SC is Bullying Hindus शबरीमलय मंदिर

Supreme Court Should Stop Bullying Hindus

I am a semi-practising Hindu who goes to temples once in a while, and like most Hindus, I am comfortable with the idea of atheism as long as the atheists…



LGBT

The Slippery Slope of Individualism

A five judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court is currently hearing petitions challenging Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. A two judge bench had in December 2013 upheld…


Deen Dayal Upadhyaya

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya’s Idea Of ‘Hindu Rashtra’

Congress Member of Parliament Dr Shashi Tharoor has, of late, been attacking the BJP — accusing them of planning to convert Bharat to a ‘Hindu Pakistan’ — if (or rather, when) they get back…



Governor's residence Kolkata

Of Governors & Their Ways

This institution of Governor has been used as a political arm twister by the powers that be for the past 6 decades, and what we witnessed post the Karnataka elections…