Category: National

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Rot in Indian Politics! Vadra, a timely weapon for BJP

T J S George, in New Indian Express, 10th February 2019 Unlike father Rajiv Gandhi and brother Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi has to wear two crosses—the Gandhi dynastic cross and the Vadra controversies cross. Robert Vadra arrives to appear before...

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Empathize with the outcast! Recital of the Hideous!

Editorial in the Statesman January 8, 2019   The silence of the administration in Patna is deafening. The gruesome tragedy and the attitude of the hospital are only symptoms of the overwhelming sclerosis that has now served to extend the loop of the...

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Sabarimala conundrum: No room for liberal doubt

By Christophe Jaffrelot, in the Indian Express, Nov. 20,  2018 The choice in Sabarimala is clear: It’s ethno-religious political entrepreneurs vs social reform According to the leaked tapes, when the head priest of Sabarimala asked Pillai whether locking the sanctum...

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Patel statue Politics!

NOTE; (”Deepa Stampam Mahaschariam Namakkum kittanam panam”) Light house is marvelous, I too must get my share,” was the Kunchan Nambiar Kerala tradition. Deviating from that beaten track few critics of Patel Statue have come out with their own views. See...

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M.J. Akbar should have resigned Or else, asked to go

Untenable: on M.J. Akbar – ​EDITORIAL IN THE HINDU, OCTOBER 15, 2018.  Note: Given below are two editorials from the Hindu: one on M.J. Akbar and another on Mulakkal, both in connection with sex abuse and patriarchy, in civil society and...

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Bowing to Dravidian Leader!

The colossus of Dravidian Politics has gone but Dravidian politics will stay on and prosper.  We, the CCV,  see that as the lasting  tribute to Karunanithi. May that "Nithi"  give leadership to cultural groups in  every state in India, to...