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  • Woke and the Right-Wing

    Woke and the Right-Wing

    An Indian publisher was visiting the US and wanted my book to appeal to liberal whites, that is white wokes. I told him that there is no difference between the white left and the white right. For them, we Indians are just dark people. That comment resonated with the publisher. I, an American citizen of Indian descent, have often wondered about my status in America.

    October 22, 2020
  • Unreformed Police

    Unreformed Police

    The tag line dil ki police shows the availability of immense amounts of money for branding even though no branding is possible when the product is nowhere near its claim. Police may carry cutting edge ammunition, mimic armed forces in weaponry, vehicle fleet, accoutrement and mess culture duly encouraged by the political class, but what is the use if rubber does not meet the road

    September 21, 2020
  • Tiwari case establishes need for police reforms

    Tiwari case establishes need for police reforms

    India’s largest state Uttar Pradesh (UP) and its capital city Lucknow are still struggling to come to terms after the cold-blooded killing on September 29 of Vivek Tiwari, a 38-year old Apple executive. Tiwari was allegedly shot dead by two policemen (Constables Prashant and Sandeep Kumar) near Gomti Nagar area when he was dropping his …

    October 5, 2018
  • SC refuses urgent hearing on plea for police reforms

    SC refuses urgent hearing on plea for police reforms

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused an urgent hearing on a PIL seeking reforms in police force across the country.  "Sorry. Declined," a bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul said when the counsel sought urgent hearing of the PIL on the issue.  "Police reforms are …

    March 1, 2017
  • SC refuses to hear fresh plea on police reforms

    SC refuses to hear fresh plea on police reforms

    The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea seeking a direction to the Centre, state governments and the Law Commission for implementation of police reforms and the Model Police Act. A bench of Chief Justice T S Thakur and Justice D Y Chandrachud asked lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, who filed the PIL, to …

    September 5, 2016