Monthly Archives: February 2016

Nationalism & Highbrows

Following the events in JNU, earlier in Hyderabad University and later at Jadavpur University, the country has had the benefit of quite a few learned discourses on Nationalism by eminent professors, historians etc. I have noticed that while dwelling at … Continue reading

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Nationalism & Students

On the 9th of February, 2016, some student unions (including one which had been banned by the erstwhile UPA Government) held an event in the university premises to commemorate a condemned terrorist who had been hanged by due process of … Continue reading

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Democracy in India under stress

India is a democracy. Its constitution guarantees freedom of speech. It also promises secularism.India is also home to a wide diversity of religions, castes and languages. People normally live in peace and harmony despite such diversities. Apart from diversity in … Continue reading

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Life’s Posers.

Every person, at one time or the other in his life, has to ponder over some questions which life poses and perplexes. Some of these questions are: 1. What is the purpose of life? 2. Why do good people suffer … Continue reading

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Rape: Crime or Disorder?

Rape is a heinous crime against a woman which has far reaching consequences affecting her psyche and life. It is generally associated with a criminal mind-set and behaviour on the part of the male person committing the outrageous act.The law … Continue reading

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Odd Even in Delhi

Delhi Government is not tiring of proclaiming the success of the odd even system (system of allowing cars with odd or even number- plates to run on alternate days),that it ventured to try in the Capital in the first fortnight … Continue reading

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