If spring comes can winter be far behind?: Protest in Delhi
Delhi chief-minister bringing his government to the streets as part of the protest should be viewed in the larger frame of global uprisings that are taking place from January 2011 protests in Tunisia, and how the establishment is trying to appropriate such revolts in various countries, Delhi's being one such manifestations.
Monday, April 29, 2013(3 comments)
Rape in India: "How Can They Just Do It?!"
The uproar over the Delhi rape crisis should have had led to an honest re-examination of modern Indian society, which combines a sophisticated exterior with rank perversion at the core. We live in a society in which a female child wishes she had been born "Ayoni"--without a "yoni," or vagina, the source of women's suffering. India will not solve its rape problem by considering it as no more than an issue of law and order.
Sunday, January 27, 2013(1 comments)
In Memory of Aaron Swartz: Copyright, Theft and Profit
Aaron's death resurfaces several significant issues that are of crucial importance in the day to day life of a common man. The article argues that technology is a fundamental constituent element of the human and any attempt to regulate and lock up knowledge and information is by itself a de-humanising act, a crime against humanity. The ideals for which Swartz lived for should be placed in this context to sense their gravity.