WHO ARE THE “PEOPLE” WHOSE “SENTIMENTS NEED TO BE RESPECTED”?

Rape is horrible; indeed the most horrible of crimes against innocents. It scars the victim(s) for life. During rape one person enjoys and the other suffers and it lasts for a few minutes. Then there is gang-rape in which a number of people seemingly enjoy their having their way over helpless, innocent victim(s). The perpetrators of rape rejoice in their power over those who find themselves cringing in abject helplessness; […]

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TEMPLES OR TOILETS?

First, let’s have a look at the commonality lest this remark by Jairam Ramesh, the Rural Development Minister ends up comparing two uniquely different things. I think the commonality lies in both being answers to one’s inner needs. Once the call of God or nature is heard, for some, it is difficult to have the feeling all pent-up without release. But, why did the honourable (sorry, not honourable, since Pranab da has […]

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