Every year, as soon as it is October the 2nd, there is a bevy of articles on M. K. Gandhi. Be on social media or mainstream media everyone talks about him. And every year I have the exact same dilemma. Everything that is being said or written about Gandhi is self-contradictory; at least I find … Continue reading Gandhi, a Mahatma?
I was getting worried if Corona has changed the way politics in India work for real. Somewhere it felt incomplete. But finally after six or may be seven months of long dull and dark night, we witnessed the morning light; deifying Corona's new normal. Last week I heard the words "chakkajam" and "protests" after a … Continue reading Farm Bills 2020
Two three months back some politicians, journalists were complaining that Indian government was not doing enough. Something like this: https://twitter.com/RahulGandhi/status/1238331274726486017?s=20 They started keeping a tab on deaths because of Coronavirus. Kerala being the very first state. 3 Dead, 4 dead, ..... 100 infected. A constant reminder, news sites maintained a scorecard at the corner of … Continue reading The upcoming Bihar elections and the new Migrant vote bank
PM Modi on March 27, 2019 addressed the nation and spoke about the successful Anti-Satellite Weapons (ASAT) test. I heard what he said, word by word, but did not understand the significance of his speech. I was getting exactly the same feeling that I got when he announced demonetization on Nov 8, 2016. It took me … Continue reading ASAT, ABM and the shifting Nuclear Paradigm