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  • Hunt for the hunter

    Hunt for the hunter

    Tribal sentiment and rituals are not relevant in the overall construct. Very pertinently has the Human and Environment Alliance League contended that “there is nothing tribal about these (hunting) festivals"

    April 25, 2019
  • Reaching Home

    Reaching Home

    My great grandfather, whom I never saw, died in the house in which he was born in India. My grandfather moved just once, when he changed his home from the village to the metropolis of Kolkata. My father moved nine times. The first when his uncles ejected his mother from the parental home, the second …

    March 5, 2018
  • Tea and Me

    Tea and Me

    Wei, a Chinese farmer hated seeing a squalid temple on the daily walk to his field in the Fujian province. He had no money for paint or masonry. He just took a broom and cleaned it thoroughly. He did it every week and, before leaving, lit incense. One night he was told in a dream that …

    July 23, 2017
  • Reviving NCTC?

    Reviving NCTC?

    It comes as no surprise that it has been left to home ministry officials to do some loud thinking, actually test the political waters, on resurrecting the proposal to establish a National Counter Terrorism Centre. No minister would have wished to re-float a proposal for an organisation of that nature: not after Narendra Modi, when …

    October 28, 2016
  • Futile head-counts

    Futile head-counts

    After its celebrated surgical strikes the Army did not go beyond claiming to having inflicted “significant” casualties in its foray against terrorist launch-pads across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir – but did little to stop “sources” from estimating that over 30 terrorists or their backers had been neutralised. In what appears a …

    October 26, 2016