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Motormouths Shame the Nation

India is passing through an unprecedented situation. The Hindu right-wing leaders and activists are aggressively spewing venom against minority communities, Muslims bearing the maximum brunt

Dr Suresh Mathew Dr Suresh Mathew
13 Jun 2022

Nation Shamed

The unscrupulous leaders and activists of the ruling party have shamed the country. It is high time to wake up to stop the rot, to reclaim our space in a democratic, secular and pluralistic India

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
13 Jun 2022


You all must have heard of a famous idiom in Hindi -- “muh se bola hua aur kamaan se nikla hua teer wapis nahi ata”

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
13 Jun 2022

“The condemnation of hate speech for the sake of international optics is like sticking a band-aid on a festering wound”.

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
13 Jun 2022

The attitude to accept new initiatives and alternatives provides opportunities to learn the perspectives and opinions of others.

Varghese Alengaden Varghese Alengaden
13 Jun 2022

The present custodians of the Nehru-Gandhi legacy have shown, time and again, that they will never countenance a numero uno from outside the family

Abdul Khaliq Abdul Khaliq
13 Jun 2022

Every death is a tragedy, but how you are remembered after your song is done, depends on the melodiousness of your song in life

Mathew John Mathew John
13 Jun 2022

The words ‘sex worker’ and ‘prostitute’ are meaningless as they try to discriminate women further and add stigma to their life

M L Satyan M L Satyan
13 Jun 2022

Plurality becomes a threat because where there is plurality there is difference. It can create criticism and appeal for defence.

Paul Thelakat Paul Thelakat
13 Jun 2022

The spread of hate speech, intolerance of Hindutva groups towards minorities and the killing of Sidhu Moose Wala have led to unsavoury developments in Punjab

Balvinder Balvinder
13 Jun 2022

This was many years ago, while visiting my parents in America: ‘What are our neighbours doing?’ I asked my father, as I peered out of my parents’ apartment in New York.

Robert Clements Robert Clements
13 Jun 2022