Author: Anant Chetan

Ayodhya Dispute: An unresolved symbolical confrontation

Ayodhya Dispute: An unresolved symbolical confrontation

Like every four years, Olympic Games present a grand Opening Ceremony to the spectators, the Indian General Elections that occur every five years present the voters with a unique game, the tug of war; the Ayodhya Manthan. A game that has been played religiously for almost a century now. On one side pulling towards the … Continue reading Ayodhya Dispute: An unresolved symbolical confrontation

#TheBlindList: An overlooked, cost effective and safe travel plan

#TheBlindList: An overlooked, cost effective and safe travel plan

The cut-throat competition of the 21st century forces us to be on our toes. The much required need to secure a leading edge in our respective domain or the need to look different or stand apart encourages us to think out of the box. Is it possible that thinking unceasingly like this makes us turn … Continue reading #TheBlindList: An overlooked, cost effective and safe travel plan

Bollywood & its Feminists

Bollywood & its Feminists

Bollywood is an industry filled with filth and coated with tinsel. It is so radiant and glamours from the outside that what rots beneath the surface goes unnoticed. The industry feeds on the skin of the leading ladies and continues to do that unabated and undiminished. If you add up the screen time of some … Continue reading Bollywood & its Feminists

Kerala Floods Part-1: Media’s Role

Kerala Floods Part-1: Media’s Role

The sophisticated art of deducing meaningful information from data i.e. raw facts and figures has become one of the most powerful tools for telling convincing stories. The immensely creative selected few who developed this expertise can portray contrasting shades of pieces of information from the same data points.  Although creativity should always be promoted, but practicing this particular … Continue reading Kerala Floods Part-1: Media’s Role

What lies beneath the Mask?

What lies beneath the Mask?

As the country inches towards May 2019 via December 2018, the election festival blossoms with the ever intensifying endeavors of the participants. Indians would be overwhelmed by their creative work, catchy one liners, colorful posters and sensational speeches. Mr. Gandhi has already started showcasing his old and ageing ship in a different light. During the … Continue reading What lies beneath the Mask?

Rafale Deal sums up India’s journey from “Marut” to “Tejas”

Rafale Deal sums up India’s journey from “Marut” to “Tejas”

Finally, after four years Indian National Congress highlighted something which is above caste-religion-vote-bank politics. I am indebted to them for their concern about Rafale deal. India produces approximately 1.5 million engineers every year, hypothetically if all of them form a separate country, that hypothetical country will  have a population greater than 82 countries of the … Continue reading Rafale Deal sums up India’s journey from “Marut” to “Tejas”

A Right to Unemployment

A Right to Unemployment

A week ago I came across a German law regarding the education of a child. It turns out education is compulsory for every child. There are stern consequences if a child does not attend school. Homeschooling is illegal in Germany. 100% attendance is required, barring exceptions like illness or funerals etc. If parents do not … Continue reading A Right to Unemployment

When or How does a child become “caste-literate”?

When or How does a child become “caste-literate”?

Society today is an outcome of a child's learning born two decades ago. Common things most of the children learnt then, subsequently became a practice today and may become a cult or tradition in the future. If you identify a flaw with any "group of people" today and sincerely want to rectify it, you should … Continue reading When or How does a child become “caste-literate”?

SC’s (L-G vs AAP) verdict: An inevitable, silent but deadly storm approaching Delhi

For a long time, the Delhi Government has been claiming that the Lieutenant Governor is not letting them work and creating problems. With the Supreme Court's order things seem to be pacified between the two. The Delhi Government also came up with  an Outcome Report of the Office of Hon'ble Lieutenant Governor. The report roughly has … Continue reading SC’s (L-G vs AAP) verdict: An inevitable, silent but deadly storm approaching Delhi

Delhi’s Political Pollution

Air Pollution is not a complicated topic. The causes, the effects and the various ways to curtail it are well known. Fixing this issue is not rocket science. It is straightforward. Despite this, air is polluted and continues getting worse at an alarming rate. According to the report 'Body Burden 2015' published by the Center of Science … Continue reading Delhi’s Political Pollution

Misconstrued Opposition; A flawed democracy that needs fixing

There is no doubt about the fact that India is the biggest functional democracy, but it is also a fact that it is rated as a flawed democracy and there are better and functional democracies in the world. The democracy index compiled by a UK based company Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU), places India at 42nd … Continue reading Misconstrued Opposition; A flawed democracy that needs fixing