• My Take | Via Virajpet

Pulwama Attack: Bleeding India by a Thousand Cuts?

In the Lethpora area of Pulwama, on Thursday, 14th February, 2019, a car rigged with explosives driven by a suicide bomber rammed into a 78-vehicle convoy of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The ensuing explosion Continue reading...

Knock! Knock! – Elections are Here

Finally, it is that time of the year again “jiska sabko intezaar tha”, it’s time for every political party to buckle up and get ready with their manifestos and agendas, for leaders to practice their Continue reading...

The Era of Propaganda

Democracy is a form of government wherein the leaders are elected from a pool of potential candidates through the securing of votes. Although the forms of democracy and the methods used to choose candidates are Continue reading...

Bottle Notes | Priority Matters

One debate that is just never-ending is that which concerns environmental issues. Throughout the world, there are problems related to resource energy, forest cover depletion and most important one, global warming. But, the real problem Continue reading...

Column | Educative Role of the Judiciary

When I was a Judge in the Allahabad High Court a petition came up before a division bench (of which I was the senior member) in Mohd. Sharif Saifi vs. State of U.P., Writ Petition Continue reading...

What a Delivery!

Let’s take a moment to remember the ones who bring us bundles of joy. Let’s use that moment to remember those who satisfy our belly when we have no other option or when we’re just Continue reading...

Climate Change Politics and the Consensus Conundrum

In the late 20th century, as issues of the environment, climate change and global warming caught international attention, the need for action at a global level gave rise to climate change politics. Climate change politics Continue reading...

Polity | Elections 2019: Whose Game?

The BJP government elected in 2014 made waves as the first time since 1984 that a single party formed the government without support from other parties and with so little opposition. The Vajpayee government, formed at the turn Continue reading...

Polity | The Northeast Factor

The northeast has always been forgotten and just sidelined for years, but now all eyes are on these states with the election results that came out of the political parties in four of the seven Continue reading...

My Take | Via Virajpet

Deciding to take a break from the hustle and bustle of Bangalore, we planned a trip to Virajpet, in the Kodagu district of Karnataka. We made reservations at a resort, which was not exactly in Continue reading...