Category: Polity

The Politically Unopinionated.

Democratic. Republican. Dravidian. Leftist. Communist. Liberal. Conservative. I’ve always wondered how sophisticated it would be to use these words in a conversation. An argument over a cup of hot coffee on how one ideology is greater than the other. A discussion on Donald Trump being...

A Waste of talent and opportunity – Maybe Shobhaa De was right about the Olympics

Jackie Collins (1937-2015) was an author popularly known as the “queen of trash literature”. After initially acting in British B-movies, she went on to write thirty-two novels about sex, infidelity and gold digging socialite adulteresses who usually fell for gangsters. Her writings were called “nasty, filthy...

People’s Opinion on Terrorism

Merin is a school teacher who worked in a school for disadvantaged in a state in southern India. A soft-hearted woman of not so bold characteristics. One of her close associates happens to be a potential recruiter for terrorist outfits particularly the ISIS. Radicalization happens....