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Demonetization | Open Letter To Mr. Prime Minister

Earlier we were concerned about making money, but now we are more concerned about withdrawing money. A “democracy” where one is not allowed to spend one’s money because some rogues have been doing the loot since decades. And that too, in collusion with politicians.

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When Nationalism Becomes Sycophancy

In pre-Modi government era, we used to hear terms like Crony Capitalism, Maoists, Separatists and terrorists among others. Now we have a new set of vocabulary used extensively by the current government and some sections of the pro-government media. You could be pseudo-liberal-secular-nationalist-intellectual or an anti-national if you are speaking or commenting against the government or its policies.

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Complexity Of Reservation

India is a plural country with over 3,000 castes and 6 major religions. According to a survey conducted in 2014 by NCAER, India’s largest and oldest independent, non-for-profit economic policy research institute, one in four Indians still practice untouchability in some or the other way. It may not sound shocking to most of you because many people practice this medieval thing without admitting it. And this menace is most widespread among Hindus, Sikhs and Jains, as per the survey done in over 42,000 people.

In India, people are oppressed on the basis of caste, creed and religion. And it is also true that it is the person who is getting oppressed and not the entire caste but the sentiment goes down through the whole community. We are emotional people after all. We believe in fighting for the justice and equality of our ‘brethren’ and not the humanity.

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Being Anti-National

Hoping nobody is unaware about the JNU row, let us go straight to the Kanhaiya Kumar issue. The guy is a 28 years old ‘doctoral’ student from a small town in Bihar, who was arrested on the charges of sedition and beaten brutally inside the court premises after a video went viral in which he was allegedly making anti-India statements.

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Terrorists Are Heartless, Pervert, Brutal and Inhuman. Kill Them!

ndia doesn’t have a policy to tackle Pak-sponsored proxy war. Our supremely popular leaders have failed to make a definite counter terrorism policy which is costing us several brave soldiers in the field. We have an extremely ineffective system in place, which says that no intelligence agency can act on its own.

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Indirect Pollution

Maybe you are not polluting the state, the country and the world directly but you are polluting it indirectly in several ways.

While the world leaders are brainstorming in Paris to save the global climate, here’s how you can do your bit to reduce the pollution and join the sacrosanct ‘go green’ army of the world.

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Let Us Throw Logic Instead Of Ink

Today former BJP national executive member and a former aide to both LK Advani and Atal Bihari Vajpayee was attacked with black ink by Shiv Sainiks. Twitter was abuzz with the news and Sudheendra Kulkarni was trending nationally and internationally with his black faced pictures flooded all over the internet. Certainly this wasn’t the kind… Continue reading Let Us Throw Logic Instead Of Ink

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Agree To Disagree

An agitated mob trampled a person to death because it believed the person was consuming beef. Spectators in Cuttack tried their best to murder Indian cricketers with water bottles just because they lost a game against South Africa. “Those who don’t respect the sentiments of my religion can go to Afghanistan.” “Those who don’t support… Continue reading Agree To Disagree