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Ramjas and Freedom of Expression

Ramjas and Freedom of Expression

Umar Khalid should have been listened to at Ramjas College. He has a right to freedom of expression. The seminar should not have been canceled. Shazia Ilmi should not have been dropped from the speaker’s list at Jamia. Lipstick Under My Burkha should not have been banned by the Censor Board. In fact, there should […]

7 Myths That Need Broken for Pro-377 Indians

Read this post in Hindi In 1861, the British created Article 377 of the Indian Penal Code, criminalizing homosexual behavior. A century and a half later, our attempts to get rid of this archaic law have come to a naught. Most of my friends on social networks have had something to say about the situation, […]

God, Jerusalem and Democrats

God, Jerusalem and Democrats

In the Democratic National Convention yesterday, rationalism died a painful death, just in order to keep God alive. In spite of two evenings of great speeches, the DNC’s decision to sneak God back onto the platform, that too via the back-door, did not win any fans. Briefly, this is what happened. Democratic party’s “platform” (party […]

Law, Sausage and the Apple

Law, Sausage and the Apple

It is said that if you love sausage and respect the law, you should watch neither being made. Now here is something that will make you add your favorite Apple gadget to the list of your dear things that you would rather not watch being made. Actually, this applies not just to the Apple devices […]