I have been thinking (a dangerous occupation), trying to make sense of all the hate in the air and the forces fanning it about. While at it, I have also been wondering what is worse, the perpetual doom and despair of Twitterverse or the oft-misleading and toxic positivity of LinkedInsphere? But I digress. My thoughts… Continue reading Equity, the answer to hate
The Tagore and the Ray that Bengal encashes so very often as evidence of its “riches,” would have lived and died nameless if they subscribed to the ideologies fueling the state since 2011. After a recent visit to the state where I spent the first 21 years of my life and which is currently heading… Continue reading Bengal’s Lose-Lose Election
‘Secularism’ has officially become a dirty word in India. In a country that is lost and aching, people are slipping deeper and deeper into a bottomless pit of hate and division. Robbed of our aspirations and opportunities or maybe just stoking our deep-seated bigotry, we have become so engrossed in our recreational hate that we… Continue reading Secular, The Most Dreaded ‘S’ Word in India
An economy can do without a writer like myself, or a software engineer and such, but it just cannot do without industrial labourers, manufacturers, farmers, construction workers, etc.
BJP's divisive formula was so powerful that it managed to send a terror-accused extreme rightwinger to the Parliament, while an Oxford scholar who had single-handedly revolutionized public schools in Delhi lost out.