‘Breathe, Can One?’

157 years ago, a short speech made at Gettysburg, brought a war-torn country back to its senses. Abraham Lincoln, assassinated…

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Ode to Corona: The Queen

It is a jungle of loneliness that one leaves behind, Moving to a hollow forest of thought where sunlight never…

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Calling of the Times: Challenging the Anti-Poor Post-Truth Politics

The insensitivity with which the RSS – BJP led establishment is behaving towards marginalized majorities, i.e., the migrant workers during…

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Why Varanasi is central to India’s Civilisational Ethos

Nesting peacefully on the banks of the Ganges, Kashi, more commonly known as Varanasi or Banaras, is a city that…

Saturday, May 30, 2020

How the BJP has Milked COVID-19

Rahm Emanuel once argued that “you never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what I mean by…

Saturday, May 30, 2020

नेहरू बनने का कलेजा है?

आज नेहरूजी की पुण्यतिथि है। आज फिर उनके खिलाफ ट्विटर ट्रेंड कराये जायेंगे. उनको आज़ाद भारत का सबसे बड़ा खलनायक…

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Lockdown, Unwanted Pregnancy and Demand for Maternal and Child Health Services: Concern and Future Strategy to Combat

Indian government decision on nationwide lockdown was right and important to check the spread of COVID-19 infections and fatality. The…

Thursday, May 28, 2020

The Distress of Migrants… and Their Dignity

Migrant workers, who until now were invisible to the state and the affluent in India, are receiving a lot of attention. Most…

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Planet Earth is Closed For Temporary Repair

We truly live in dystopian times. Fearful of an invisible enemy, the whole of humankind is locked in. And yet,…

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

What to do about 122 mn unemployed?

Unemployment in India was already at a 45 year high in 2018; it has tripled since then to 122 million…

Saturday, May 23, 2020