The JNU Fiasco

Let me be straight here, I strongly believe Afzal Guru was a terrorist and Kashmir is an integral part of India. Still, I’m more than happy to participate in a healthy, fact and logic based discussion over the role/execution of Afzal Guru and “freedom” of Kashmir. Freedom of expression and the right to have an […]

The Pathankot Terror Attacks

The combing operations in Pathankot are still on. I wanted to comment on the terror attacks only after the entire operation got over but it seems that will take a long time and by the time it gets over, we will have forgotten about the assault and moved on with our lives. I don’t have […]

The Yakub Memon case

So, we succeeded in making a mockery of the Indian judicial system in this case. I know that “let a hundred guilty walk free, but an innocent should not be sent to gallows.” Even though I am not a hard-core legal student, I have a working knowledge of the constitution and the judicial process. First […]

The Forbidden Kingdom

I love travelling, especially to hills. The sight of lush-green hills, a light drizzle, cascading waterfalls and serene surroundings fill me up with an inexplicable joy. Just the other day, I was feeling a little tired and bored. It seemed life had come to a standstill. So, I went up to my father and asked, […]

The Frankenstein

Today, Taliban is a dreaded word. Did you know “Taliban” is the plural form of the Arabic word “talib”, which simply translated, means “student”? The story of Taliban began in 1980s. The USSR had invaded Afghanistan in 1979 and ruled it through a proxy government led by Mr. Najibullah. Late in the 80s, Pakistan feared […]