Organized crime

General
Hindutva
Radicalization

That dangerous delusion of patriotic gangsters: The Dark Face of Mumbai

Criticism of Ajit Kumar Doval’s appointment as National Security Advisor has led to a dangerous new propaganda initiated by Modi supporters. They claim that Doval had to create Chhota Rajan to counter Dawood Ibrahim creating some kind of romantic fiction of the flawed hero who steps over to the dark side for a good cause. […]

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Open Letter to Justice Vasuki of Madras High Court

Dear Justice Vasuki, I am writing to you with concern about the recent developments after an order of yours was used by Copyright Labs as a tool to block access to large parts of the internet. I really appreciate your clarification issued to the ISPs that the order was intended to only block specific urls […]

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It is NOT about piracy, stupid!

Keeping this short and straight. The blocks on the websites that happened recently, are not about controlling piracy, but about controlling the internet itself. If you look at the top popular sites where anyone can post content, you will see that increasingly, there are three kinds of sites. The first are those that have understandings […]

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Women's rights

Thugs shot policemen while escaping – Witness interviews

This post is a response to the attitudes of the Delhi Police on rape. Fictional incident: Thugs in a car shot policemen at a check point. FictionTV interviews witnesses who saw the incident unfold. Anchor: “Tell me what happened” All the cars were going through the check point. This car came and rolled down the […]

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General
Hindutva
Radicalization
Religion and Phiosophy

Terrorism in India

Image via Wikipedia B. Raman has written an outstanding summary of an apparently outstanding debate hosted by Barkha Dutt on the subject of Saffron terrorism. What I liked was his way of stating the perspectives of both sides in a factual manner, and pointing out some facts about Indian Muslims that often get overlooked as […]

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