Kashmir. India. Pakistan. US. And the interlocuters.

The Government of India’s choice of interlocuters had raised eyebrows. Now they are raising hackles. The ‘open mind and big heart’, as one of the interlocuters declared with gusto, is looking more like an open mine and a big mouth. Academicians are particularly destined to carry their share of the dubious weight of collective memory. … Continue reading

Not my Khap of Tea.

The Khap Panchayat issue that blew up after an MP reportedly agreed to represent their views to his party, has a basis not in any social perversion but in the politics that the Congress spawned and the Lohia-ites perverted. But at a time when this country is acquiescing to caste based census – hey, what’s … Continue reading