A Facade of Unity in Diversity

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Quite a  number of incidents surrounding language have been in the limelight in this month of August.  Initially Kanimozhi Karunanidhi , a Member of...

Mocking the Margins: Carryminati and Linguistic discrimination

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Is Carryminati a martyr of free speech? Free Speech, however, does not give you a license for hate speech. Ridiculing a community that faces...

The Myth of Muslim Appeasement: Violence and Political Marginalization

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A lot of noise is made in the media and other spaces about Muslim appeasement politics. This comes not just from the...

Mental Health in the Indian Context

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Dr. Brock Chisholm, the first Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), in 1954, had presciently declared that “without mental health, there can be...

The Cost of Beauty:Degrading Humans for Mica

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Mica, a well known natural mineral which gives cosmetic products, its shininess and radiance comes with a great price, way more than...