India, Karnataka’s “Anti-superstition Bill” approved

India, Karnataka’s “Anti-superstition Bill” approved

The Karnataka “Prevention and Eradication of Inhuman Evil Practices and Black Magic Bill 2017” has been passed by the state assembly on November 16th. The initial draft of the bill was prepared by experts at the National Law School University, Bengaluru. Later, an expert committee formed by the government made... Continua »
Foreigners no more welcome in India: a country seeking for isolation

Foreigners no more welcome in India: a country seeking for isolation

India’s dream for political and diplomatic isolation should be satisfied. As a sovereign state with the right to self-determination, India has every right to cease all political and diplomatic contact with the rest of the world, seal borders and live independently. Indians have democratically expressed this desire by voting for... Continua »
India: Sex with wife below 18 years of age is rape

India: Sex with wife below 18 years of age is rape

The Supreme Court of India on Wednesday 11/10 ruled that sex with wife aged below 18 years would be a punishable offence under the Indian Penal Code. A public interest litigation was filed in the apex court seeking to allow a bride below 18 years of age to file a FIR... Continua »
Taj Mahal dropped from tourism booklet

Taj Mahal dropped from tourism booklet

The Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, attracting more than six million tourists a year. Although the monument attracts more tourists than any other site in India, it seems it is out of favour with the government of Uttar Pradesh (UP), where it is... Continua »
The marvels of ancient India

The marvels of ancient India

Some historical rarities on ancient India, less known and deserving credit. The discovery that the earth is spherical is credited to the Greek philosopher Aristotle, who was born in 384 BCE. However, very few people know that a man from ancient India established the idea of “spherical earth” during the... Continua »
India’s politics of meat

India’s politics of meat

The food police have struck in Lucknow, the capital of India’s Uttar Pradesh, cracking down not only on the illegal sale of beef but also the perfectly legal sale of buffalo meat. In sympathy, the chicken and goat-sellers in the city have mutinously downed their shutters. As a result, vegetable... Continua »
Tulsi: “US must stop funding ISIS”

Tulsi: “US must stop funding ISIS”

Her name is Tulsi Gabbard and she is an American Democratic MP, member of the Congress for the state of Hawaii. Elected for the first time in 2002 (just 21 years), she left her mandate for leaving as volunteer military to Iraq, where she returned for a second mission in... Continua »
What Gurmehar teaches us all

What Gurmehar teaches us all

Ever since Gurmehar participated in an online campaign in support of the students of Ramjas College, Delhi University, she has found herself at the centre of a storm of abuse and vilification by the nazist supporters of the current Government of India. Gurmehar’s expression of protest started with changing her... Continua »