KASHMIR : GENESIS

Kashmir, evokes a myriad of emotions from arousing serenity to becoming the bone of contention between countries and religions, evolving over the decades, from the blue skies and canoes caressing the Dal etched in the annals of Tagore, to becoming the keyword in political propaganda and hard-line Hindutva driven nationalism. Suspended in a continuous state…

Sensible Censoring

  The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has time and again proved themselves to be the mere puppets of the ministry. This time they have done it again, turning down Ka Bodyscapes, directed by Jayan Cherian and also attacking Lipstick Under My Burkha.  This time the board is stating the reasons that the film…

Holy COW and the unholy LIES.

The blanket ban on the beef industry has thrown a vast section of our society into a burning turmoil. Its not just about the  intolerance showcased by the Hindutwa extremists or the violence that followed, but the beef ban has made a deep impact on the existing agrarian crisis , threatening the livelihood of more…

The BJP Brain wash

  The 2002 Gujarat riots, till date remains one of the major incidents of communal riots in India. Leaving more than 2000 dead and may more injured and scarred for life, the riots shook the core of the nation and questioned the souls of every Indians. Yet how does, a political party so deeply involved…