FDI

Pierre Woodman filming porn in Australia
Democracy
Digital Rights
National
Women's rights

Women’s rights and porn

Porn has come under extensive criticism from feminists as well. I find this scary. Accusations vary from porn resulting in rape to porn being born from an exploitation of women. I disagree with a lot of these accusations and agree with a few, but do not see blocking of porn as an answer. More importantly, I […]

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Net Neutrality for India
Democracy
Digital Rights

Net Neutrality is important. Pay attention here #NetNeutrality

This post explains Net neutrality and the challenge facing it in India for all of you who can’t exactly figure out what is going on. This is not intended to be comprehensive, but it gives you the bare bones of the issue and ideas on how to find out more to form your own opinion. Net […]

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Modi on LoC conflicts and relations with Pakistan before and after
Politics & Political Commentary

The Best of U-Turn sarkar #49days special #updated

As the magic 49 number of days of Modi sarkar comes to a close, it has been a good journey. Looking back at some of the hilarious points of what is fast coming to be known as the U-Turn sarkar. Should India be entertaining Pakistani VIPs if there is conflict at the border? That is […]

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Democracy
Economic inequality

Farmer suicides in India: Peddling anti-farmer bull shit

There is a category of journalists and publications which consistently publish seemingly scientific articles that are aimed at one or more of the following goals: Trivializing the problem of farmer suicides and denying the agrarian crisis. Exonerating the role of neo-liberal policies, insufficient support to agriculture and the role of unsuitable crops (including GM) in […]

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Water drop - ripples
Democracy
Economic inequality
National

Privatizing needs

Increasing privatization of necessities means citizens are forced to make purchases from private entities that are opaque to scrutiny and unaccountable to people. It is a permanent profit.

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