Letter to a 'Gandhian Nation'

Letter to a ‘Gandhian Nation’

Sisters and brothers of India,   This is being written at a time when the highest office-bearers of our nation seem beholden to avowed Gandhians and at a time when a supposed latter-day Satyagraha is moving millions towards a revolution….

Hindu Extremists Celebrate Their Right To Be Offended

Hindu Extremists Celebrate Their Right To Be Offended

Millions of Hindu extremists and us Indian Atheists have something in common. We can all stand together and celebrate our civil-society-given right to be offended. For Hindu extremists, being offended is nothing new. This time the occasion is a woman…

Why The 'Word of God' To Us Seems Odd

Why The ‘Word of God’ To Us Seems Odd

The teachings of a recently deceased Indian preacher have been hailed as ‘inspirational to millions’, by spokespersons of the State as well as the mainstream media, and he has been encomiastically credited with being an advocate of ‘universal values’. Sympathizers of…