Monthly Archives - August 2020

Democracy versus authoritarianism

Hindustan is a reality. So too is Pakistan. Religious and thereby cultural divides will keep them apart as nation-states permanently. Diet and clothes preferences come at the fore and then there are linguistic leanings. But, equally indisputable are the commonalities like sport, as in cricket song and film, though...

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Kashmir

Of recent time Pakistan has launched a new map. This includes the entire Valley and Jammu as part of the Muslim majority country. India meantime has upped its troop presence to 900,000 in the section it claims as an integral part of Hindustan. Narendra Modi targets Hindutva rather than a secular...

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