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‘The Lord Does Not Exist’

‘The Lord Does Not Exist’

Dec 21, 2017

The angry Brahminical god has tried to dominate the aboriginal, ambiguous deities. Then came the poet-saints, who transformed worship into an act of deep, silent personal love.

Savarkar's Justification Of Himsa

Savarkar's Justification Of Himsa

Oct 02, 2015

Revolt, bloodshed and revenge were at once the instruments of injustice and of bringing about natural justice.

Sorry, We Are Going Wrong

Sorry, We Are Going Wrong

Jan 10, 2014

Where will a condoning of acquisitiveness and fratricidal violence lead us?

The Pope’s Rhinoceros

The Pope’s Rhinoceros

Sep 20, 2013

Now, the RSS is the BJP and the BJP is the RSS.

No Poetry In His Language

No Poetry In His Language

Aug 16, 2013

Modi doesn’t dress up his version of truth, it’s baldspeak

Dharma  For The State?

Dharma For The State?

Jan 12, 2013

Swami Vivekananda: Social reformer or caste votary? Religious inclusivist or Hindu supremacist?

Hyderabad Diary

Hyderabad Diary

Nov 11, 2011

An old Hyderabadi recently told me, “We are not asking for governance or good governance. Not even statesmanship or vision. Just a decision.”

Hyderabad Diary

Hyderabad Diary

Apr 15, 2011

When I came to live in Hyderabad a decade ago, a wise man, visibly drunk, told me that the three things that mattered in Hyderabad were politics, astrology and cinema.

Where Holding Back Is A Virtue

Where Holding Back Is A Virtue

Jan 09, 2010

Smug in our restraint, we delight when sex goeth before a fall

The Thousand Year Myth

The Thousand Year Myth

Nov 28, 2009

The Liberhan report too falls for the Hindu-Secular conundrum

Bills Of Exchange

Bills Of Exchange

Aug 01, 2009

So compelling is the Naidu mystique that even Rahul Gandhi admitted recently that Naidu did a lot for Hyderabad. I wonder whether the reality justifies the hype.

Only One Man To Thank

Only One Man To Thank

May 16, 2009

Chiranjeevi. The future of whose Praja Rajyam is as uncertain as the speculation over its possible impact on the results

New Four - Cornered Hat

New Four - Cornered Hat

Apr 18, 2009

No burning issue, but caste and carrots, confronts Andhra voters

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