https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/06/04/chimamanda-ngozi-adichie-comes-to-terms-with-global-fame She had always hated the punitive orthodoxies of the Western left—the way that people who didn’t understand certain protocols because they came from a different background could find themselves banished while barely comprehending what they’d done wrong. Gender pronouns, for … Continue reading
From Physics Today, January 1971 (Volume 24, Number 1)
https://scroll.in/article/863605/maratha-counter-rally-in-punes-bhima-koregaon-turns-violent-as-residents-say-they-were-attacked-too Koregaon Bhima, 30 kilometres north east of Pune Attacks on Dalits who had gathered on January 1 (Monday) to commemorate battle of Bhima Koregaon in 1818. British army with Mahar (Dalit) soldiers defeated Peshwa. Peshwa hereditary prime ministers were … Continue reading
Article in the Indian Express. Why do you have gobar on your phone? “It is fresh cow dung. I have put it to save myself from the harmful radiations of the cellphone.”
https://thewire.in/160977/dinanath-batra-textbooks-ncert/ RSS-affiliated Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas. Headed by Dinanath Batra. The removal of a poem by Punjabi poet Pash a couplet by Mirza Ghalib extracts from M.F. Husain’s autobiography thoughts of Rabindranath Tagore no reference to an apology rendered by … Continue reading
https://thewire.in/160579/gst-modi-sangh-parivar-criticism-feedback/ “The Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) is an integral part of the Sangh parivar. It is primarily known for its principled stands on several economic issues, which have provided it a certain moral strength in no small part because it … Continue reading
Link to speech. I am a bit surprised at this speech, especially by the fact that it is being delivered to little kids in a village in Punjab. One line message: “We are not free in this country”.