Everything You Need to Know About the JNU Incident

Everything You Need to Know About the JNU Incident

Ravish Kumar opened his Prime Time show with an insightful view on Nationalism. Translated from Hindi and summarised, that sentiment would be:

A person who has never read about it or is oblivious to the concept, claims to know everything about it.

Indeed, this view aptly reflects the present chaos on nationalism in the country. Continue reading “Everything You Need to Know About the JNU Incident”

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Evaluation of MGNREGA’s Decade Long Journey

Evaluation of MGNREGA’s Decade Long Journey

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) completed its 10th anniversary recently. In this phase it earned a lot of fame, but it also faced ridicule from certain sections of the society. Continue reading “Evaluation of MGNREGA’s Decade Long Journey”

Santa-Banta: Could they die?

Santa-Banta: Could they die?

It’s a scary prospect to consider — the death of a beloved fictional character. However, in case of Santa-Banta, it may happen. More than 5000 websites, print and other media publishing jokes on Santa-Banta could be banned!

The news comes following the report that the Supreme Court of India has accepted a public interest litigation (PIL) which seeks a ban on jokes on the Sikh (Sardars) community. Continue reading “Santa-Banta: Could they die?”

Week #11: We Got No Bulls Here!

Week #11: We Got No Bulls Here!

January 11 to January 17, 2015. Week #11


The Big National News

The Supreme Court upheld its earlier decision to discontinue Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu.

What is Jallikattu?

Jallikattu (meaning, to embrace bulls) is a bull taming sport played in Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations. It is a Tamil tradition mentioned in Sangam literature. Continue reading “Week #11: We Got No Bulls Here!”