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Selective Outrage

Please note: Views expressed are strictly personal.

An argument has, amongst other things, a background on which it is based. And a response that it elicits. 926 more words


So many outrageous events and such a small time-span to tend to them: 7 Minutes Indignation Syndrome: SMIS

 The selective outrage of Lebanese

Lebenon is a tiny country with so many dailies and magazines (mostly funded by foreign countries) and a dozen TV channels. 748 more words


Open Letter to "Defenders" of Free Speech

Dear Defenders of Free Speech,

( Speech in question : “India Go Back”,  “Kashmir ki Azaadi tak, jung rahegi, jung rahegi.”, “Bharat ki barbaadi tak, jung rahegi, jung rahegi”, “Bharat tere tukde honge, Inshallah Inshallah ” ) 423 more words

Yet the world looks on in relative silence

A terror attack occurs and the world stops, world leaders gather, people change their Facebook profile. All of this and the world’s outrage is without question perfectly justified. 215 more words

Today's Issues

Political Tussle On Women Entry in Temples

While worrying ourselves over gender discrimination at the abode of gods, we have got into smart trap of degrading the culture, demeaning Hindu religion and getting into a non-issue of matter.   2,744 more words


BBC Radio Appearance: Do Western tragedies receive uneven attention?

I also appeared on BBC World Service Radio on November 16th to discuss the global reaction to the Paris Attacks.

Listen here.


Intolerance or Hypocrisy? Or both?

What happened?

A leading Marathi newspaper group, Lokmat’s office was attacked in multiple places in Maharashtra. The copies of the Sunday edition of the newspaper were also burnt at several places because of a cartoon published in Lokmat’s supplement Manthan which depicted text related to ISLAM and ISIS (ISLAMIC STATE- the most evil extremist organisation in the world).  678 more words