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...

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...

Sabarimala and the Subjectivity of ‘Belief’

The recent Supreme Court ruling allowing women between the ages of 10 and 50 to enter the Sabarimala temple has been causing waves of commotion and unrest throughout the state of Kerala. From amidst all Continue reading...

Narendra Modi Government: The Last Lap

Numbers can often be strung together to tell a story but each number has a story of its own and it is best to let them do their own talking. Though most governments go into Continue reading...

The Hype and Hypocrisy of the Bharatiya Janata Party

All political parties have fetishes. Congress has the Gandhi family, AAP has ‘anshan’ (hunger strike), CPI(M) has its denial of the need to evolve with the times, and the Bharatiya Janata Party has the Congress. Continue reading...

One minute of silence

On 11th December 1911, Rabindranath Tagore composed Jana Gana Mana, it was first sung later in the month, on 28th of December at the Calcutta session of the Congress. It was made our National Anthem in 1950 Continue reading...

An Open Letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Dear Pradhan Mantri ji, Tomorrow, my company’s IPO will open for subscription on the BSE SME Exchange. Over the last 48 hours, I have received countless calls from my well-wishers asking me to postpone the Continue reading...

Polity | Article 14 : Not Our Cup of Tea

Religion has become the central-point of discussion of Indian political strata. This is another point of division in the society. Earlier the discussions were based on caste, ethnicity and language. The kind of democracy we Continue reading...