Secular State


The Downside of Our Social Paradigm

Picture an incident of decimation of ideals of freedom of expression, destruction of democratic idea, undermining of human ethos and cremation of an already dead secular state which served only…



A Case Against the Essential Religious Practices Test

The Judiciary in Bharat has yet again engaged in their self-assumed duty of curtailing religious practices. The ancient and uninterrupted practice of Pashubali or sacrifice of animals in the temples…







Puri Makeover: But At What Cost?

The Puri administration’s move to demolish many structures, including ancient maths, around a 75-metre radius of the Jagannath temple walls has not gone down well with archaeologists, historians and other…