Category Archives: Shouts and Whispers

Padmini: A Lesson in History and Culture to the Bigot Bullies of India

A bourgeoisie sees history as it is being told to him by another bourgeoisie. He neither cares to read a book to give significance to many politically, religiously, and socially motivated versions of an event that may have happened behind closed doors more than 700

Two Celebrity Timurs but 7 Centuries apart

Nothing new happened in the second last week of 2016. Some expected outrage on the name of the newborn child of a celebrated Bollywood couple on twitter and some expected counter by the intelligentsia. In the times of tools like twitter, Facebook, and Reddit only

What if Mother Teresa was a Hindu Saint? The Apparent Hypocrisy of Indian Media & Politicians

The really awkward moment when we have absolutely, logically, and scientifically denied the existence of the capability of a human being to perform otherworldly miracles such as curing cancer without medicines/herbs, curing brain tumour without any doctor, but still in the 16th year of the

Why Opinions Matter

Everybody is opinionated The world is opinionated. You are opinionated and I am opinionated. The kid who took birth in the modern world and is feeding on the internet is opinionated and the kid who has learned the rules of life in a government school

Poll: Who is India’s Big Black Back Mole Like Donald Trump is America’s?

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I cried Last Night When Retd. Major General G D Bakshi shed tears, but immediately regretted it!

Like every other nationalist Indian, I cried last night when a retired army officer had to shed tears to convince people of the importance of Indian National Flag and how many people have died to save its honor! It brought tears to my eyes, that

Why Valentine’s Day is more Indian than Western

Like a friend giving many solutions to love problems, there are as many views on celebrating Valentine’s Day as there are people in India. Everyone has a unique understanding of the festival ,whether it should be celebrated or not, whether people should be beaten for

This is Kiku. Kiku made us ROFL, but has been jailed for the same. Support Kiku! Be like Kiku!

Comedy Nights actor and Comedian Kiku Sharada has been arrested for mimicking a self-styled Godman, Sant Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh ji and has been sent to 14 days of police custody. He was arrested from Mumbai by Harayana Police. Oh, I guess we don’t have

Modern Congress is only 38 (no, not 131) years old, & 8 more such astonishing facts about Congress | The Indian Sage

Those who are born in the 80s and 90s (around 65% of us), they don’t really know the complex post-independence political history of India, especially the Indira Gandhi Era, except if they are political science or history students, or someone just picked up a Ramachandra

Watch: Shashi Tharoor quashes Juvenile Justice Act in parliament May this year, and nails it!

There has been a lot of hue and cry over the release of “the juvenile” who was one of the five rapists who allegedly raped, tortured – and some say he was the main culprit who inserted the rod into her and took out her

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