Adityanath

Child deaths due to oxygen cut off at Gorakhpur
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National

The Gorakhpur tragedy and Nero’s guests

As I watch the Gorakhpur tragedy unfold, “Nero’s Guests”, a documentary by P Sainath, comes to my mind. It concludes with Sainath’s speech where he shares a piece of ancient history involving Nero, the infamous emperor of Rome. When Rome burnt and Nero could not control the fire, he decided to throw a party and […]

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Dr Kafeel Ahmad
National

An irresponsible government hunts for scapegoats for Gorakhpur child deaths

The death toll in the tragedy at BRD Medical college in Gorakhpur has reached 79, but there are no signs of the government focusing its priorities on the well being of citizens. Instead, the government and its obedient hordes on social media continue to seek scapegoats that would let those responsible for governance off the […]

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Democracy
Hindutva
Religion and Phiosophy

Is this really Ram Rajya or Hindu Rashtra? A post for bhakts

I am an atheist, but was Hindu by birth in a family that studied the dharma and followed it to its best. My father refused to do kanyadaan in my second marriage (in spite of the priest insisting that proper marriages have one), because a kanyadaan can be done only once for each daughter. This […]

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Politics & Political Commentary

BJP superhit quotes

Spent time on twitter after many days and it seems to be the day for absurd BJP quotes. Here are some of the ones that stay in mind. The day after we hear that Chinese civilian nomads have pitched tents in Ladakh for over a week and are preventing work on an irrigation canal (in […]

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