Dalit oppression: A dark reality of Indian democracy

” The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people” -Dr. Martin Luther King Imagine yourself living in a community where daughters disappear and as you are frantically searching them, you find their lifeless bodies hanging from a tree in your neighborhood. When you go to the police to complain, they assault … Continue reading Dalit oppression: A dark reality of Indian democracy

Stop Fingering Me – Bollywood A-Listers Over SAIFAI Backlash!

“Aam Aadmi sota hua sher hai…Ungli mat kar, Jaag gaya to chir faad dega.” (Translation: The common man is like a sleeping lion, don’t finger him too hard else the lion will wake up and obliterate you!”) Is it a sheer irony that every time the TV is switched on, you hear Salman Khan roaring these lines in his upcoming movie Jai Ho?  The same … Continue reading Stop Fingering Me – Bollywood A-Listers Over SAIFAI Backlash!