My experience being the codependent of a covert cerebral narcissist - the story 1

My experience being the codependent of a covert cerebral narcissist – the story

Note: The “covert cerebral narcissist” is not a clinical diagnosis, but the best descriptor I found over the years for the behavior I was subjected to. A follow up post will explain recurring patterns and parts marked as * in this post. This post has now been edited to remove relatively irrelevant details and for …

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GST on Higher Education Services: The downward curve of economic and social growth 2

GST on Higher Education Services: The downward curve of economic and social growth

Levying Goods and Service Ta (GST) on Higher Education Services has been a topic of debate ever since the new tax system was rolled out across the country. While many items are exempt from GST as of today, the logic behind choosing the components taxed suggests a sea of possibilities stalled. While books supplied are …

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Questions raised by the ABVP attack on JNU students and staff 3

Questions raised by the ABVP attack on JNU students and staff

Well, not really questions, because the answers are an open secret, but while the BJP ministers pretend to be shocked and the Delhi Police pretend to be doing their jobs, we must pretend to ask, I suppose. How did the attackers get on the campus with weapons? Multiple people confirm, that entry into JNU, like …

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Running out of todays 4

Running out of todays

We’re running out of tomorrows, I start to sayAnd then, correcting myself, I sayWe’re running out of todaysGive me, I plead, that spare hour nowLet me, I beseech, finish all pending yetThat long-awaited revolution, the unfinished bookThat measure of love as yet unexpressedAll this and more, lest we run out of today No, do not …

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The la ilaha illallah controversy and secular dissent in India 5

The la ilaha illallah controversy and secular dissent in India

It is important to recognize that as dissent, as people insisting on secularism and democracy, we have consistently failed in India. Many people are speaking of these protests as “secular” protests, and in appropriating them as such, seeking to dictate their voice. The reality is that the people who are protesting in any massive numbers, …

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