A poem on how India is witnessing an erosion of constitutional values that could have made us a successful Republic.
The Ball Is In Your Court!
On Constitution Day, a poem on going back to the Preamble.
Letter to a Freedom Fighter
'Please know that your life continues to inspire those who believe in the idea of genuine azadi.'
Movie Review: In Malayalam Film ’19(1)(a)’, the Personal Is the Political
A subtle film commenting on free speech and literature, '19(1)(a)' emphasis how an ordinary person quietly taking agency over her own life can be an extremely political act.
Independent India in 75 Years Has Not Fulfilled All Expectations of the Dalitbahujan
The future of India and its people of all castes and communities now depends on the survival of the Constitution in its present form.
India Has Come a Long Way Since 1947, But Much Still Needs to Be Done
The need of the hour is to reorient policies built on equity, not only economic, political and social, but also ecological and environmental.
Decolonisation or Brahminisation: What’s the Thrust Behind Karnataka’s NEP Position Papers?
This position paper on 'Knowledge of India' aggressively canvasses the agenda to re-assert Brahmanical ethos, intellectual currents and social order as the only "authentic" Indian knowledge system.
Is India Really a Democracy? The Answer, My Friend, Is Blowing in the Wind: Nayantara Sahgal
The author's lament about the attacks on individual rights and freedoms in present-day India.
Duties of the Powerful, Rights of the Weak
A poem on the power dynamics between the state and the populace, the powerful and the weak.
It Was Not Just Farmers Who Were Murdered in Lakhimpur Kheri
'It was a murder of the dreams of our freedom fighters by criminals turned lawmakers'.