If the anti-Mandal protest is Casteist, anti-CAA protest is undoubtedly both Communal & Casteist. A special write up from one of our contributors, Bodhi If the anti-Mandal protest is Casteist, anti-CAA protest is undoubtedly both Communal & Casteist. The author doesn't believe in this game of labelling. The sole purpose of this article is to nudge both protestors and supporters to indulge in a more informed & civilised debate.It is not for the first time, India is witnessing protests around the questionRead More
Kerala Model Secularism: Madrasa teacher makes Rs. 6000 /month, Vedic school Teacher makes almost nothing.
The southern state of India is highly acclaimed for its achievements in education and healthcare. Kerala has been topping the chart for providing the best primary education and healthcare services when compared to all other states in the country. But the most illustrious quality of the state that both the changing UDF and LDF governments squabble to take credit for is the ‘secularism’ of the state. People of Kerala believe that the state is by far the most secular among all other states. But many aRead More
A day ago, Kerala Police finally decided to hire a helicopter. The state has given nod to hire a helicopter for various purposes varying from fighting Maoists to conveyance of VVIPs. Pawan Hans Limited a Mini Ratna-I category PSU is the chosen service provider. Pawan has agreed to provide an AS 365 Dauphin N3, Medium Twin-Engine helicopter for a monumental fee of Rs 1.44 crores for mere 20 hours every month. The agreement signed by the State and Pawan alsoRead More
Couple of weeks earlier the state cabinet of Kerala gave approval for Rs 1,548 crore internet project across the state. This was after the State recognised ‘Internet’ as a basic right. The entire social media applauded this gesture and hailed the Left for their visionary project. But at what cost does this ‘basic right’ come? The answer is, at the cost of another basic right. Kerala has been witnessing one of the most perilous economic slumps in the history. TheRead More
Probes, Investigation, verdicts are all factors which have made ‘We, the People of India’ to be aware of certain economic transactions pertaining to secular propaganda happening across the country. Though we call our country secular we often forget that the secularism by itself is divided and influenced by various groups, community, people and organizations. However, if we follow up this unsettled debate it is very much clear that this is a political battle between the INC to discreet the rightRead More
Recently the famous actor Mr. Naseeruddin Shah, made a statement that there is a state of unease and insecurity among the Muslims of India and that he doesn’t find India safe for his children. This statement was backed by certain sections of the media who have been going on with this narrative of insecurity among Muslims for quite some time now. They have portrayed India is a Hindu state where Muslims are oppressed and made to live in fear. SadlyRead More
Caitlin Lowery wrote this article when an American Christian missionary, John Allen Chau, was killed by the Sentinelese tribe when he tried to make contact with them. His intention was convert them to Christianity. I used to be a missionary. I would go on short term mission trips to Eastern Europe or Africa for the sole purpose of “earning souls for Christ”. We kept count of the number of people we “saved”. We put on a play or volunteered for aRead More