April 9, 2024

BJP’s ‘Clean-Up’ Drive: Clearing Corruption or Clearing Opposition?

Well, well, well, ladies and gentlemen, strap yourselves in because we’re about to take a wild ride through the rollercoaster of Indian politics. And let me tell you, it’s a journey filled with more twists and turns than a Bollywood plotline on steroids. So, let’s grab our chai and dive headfirst into the chaotic spectacle […]

February 20, 2024

The Fallacy of India Alliance: A Crumbling Antimodi Coalition

In the chaotic dance of Indian politics, alliances form and dissolve with alarming frequency, leaving voters bewildered and leaders scrambling for relevance. The latest casualty in this political theatre is the India alliance, a ragtag assembly of opposition parties united by little more than their shared disdain for one man: Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Let’s […]

February 14, 2024

Farmers’ March: Rights and Roads Collide

Once again, the nation finds itself at a crossroads as farmers take to the streets in protest, their demands echoing through the corridors of power. It’s hard not to wonder if this sudden surge in protest is more about a political agenda than genuine grievances, especially with national elections looming large on the horizon. However, […]

January 25, 2024

Ram Raj at Last? My Reflections on the Ram Mandir Inauguration

India at large is run by mobs. Mobs who care about everything till it’s in their interest and would move mountains to serve it. The rest of the common population, one that has no agenda, one that doesn’t care for reservations or law changes, one that just cares about earning a living and living that […]

July 25, 2022

Ranil Wickremesinghe: An insight for the new Sri Lanka President

On last week’s Wednesday Parliament, Sri Lanka elected Ranil Wickremesinghe as their new President through a cabinet vote. What most of the population has hailed as a disastrous move as the political veteran and the six-time Prime Minister is a close ally of the former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. By defeating the former journalist Dullas Alahapperuma, […]

June 9, 2022

Johnny Depp – Amber Heard Defamation Case – An Objective Opinion

It’s been a week since the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation lawsuit concluded in Depp’s favour and penalised Heard with $15 million for the same. The case has made headlines over the months and has reigned as the most trending topic on social media. From Twitter and Facebook memes to TikTok disses, the people’s court had […]

December 17, 2019

UN-POLITICALLY CORRECT!

I have grown up reading about power and what it means and what it does to people. Power was taught sometimes as money and sometimes as derived from control. However, the more I have delved into India, the more I realize how untrue this is. India is a country run by the mob or the […]

September 29, 2018

History is for us to learn, not judge!

George Washington had 100’s of human slaves. Blacks that were part of his property. Yet, he is one of the most renowned libertarians of all time. Yet, he is one of the founding fathers of the place we know as United States of America. Here, locally in India, I used to jump traffic lights when […]

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August 14, 2018

​Independence – What does it mean for an individual?

If independence is the ability to do what you want, when you want and where you want, then let me start by breaking down the basic notion of independence for you. Are you really independent? Can you really be independent? Will you really want to be independent? Before everyone jumps to the obvious answer, I […]

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June 1, 2018

The Maturity of Indian Democratic System to Become a Two-party Paradigm

The dream of a two-party system seems not so far away. It is undoubtedly because of BJP’s relentless efforts to appease the Gods above. Seems like the beef ban, or the ‘tapasya’ we all endured when we stood in those long ATM lines during demonetization – everything has contributed to the arrival of a day […]

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