Category Politics

It’s ISIS again. This time it’s Brussels Airport.

After Paris, it’s Brussels this time, the headquarters of NATO and the de-facto headquarters of the European Union. Brussels was hit by synchronized bomb attacks, responsibility of which was claimed 8 hours later by ISIS. Their official statement was something to the tune of ‘Nobody is safe, not here.’ While we can continue to contemplate […]

ISIL & DPRK – The Sum of all fears? #nuclearproliferation

The Islamic State and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea are both as different as they can get, say for the one promise of potential disaster both these ‘states’ pose. Interestingly so, both these states have been targeted for their names at some point in time in the past: The Islamic State – As the […]

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Could the Paris Attacks be an inside job? – Counter-narrative

The Paris attacks of November 2015 are an audacious, brutal act of terror, the perpetrators of which deserve nothing less than an eternity of pain. More than 100 people dead, more than 300 injured and the numbers continue to rise. With 6 locations attacked, several bomb explosions and close to 1500 French Soldiers deployed to […]

Gay or Practicing Christian – Pick one

In the midst of all the rainbow flag display pictures on social media and open support for the American Supreme Court ruling over legalizing Gay Marriage, it was a little hard to miss a whole group of Christian Pastors getting on the wrong side of what seems like popular opinion especially in the west and […]

Pakistan, Kashmir & the UN Security Council

The Kashmir dispute has forever been a topic of heated debate and personally, I don’t think we are arriving at a solution anytime soon. As an Indian, I believe there’s no compromising on sovereign territory, but that’s just me. This article, however, discusses the UN Security Council Resolution 47, adopted in April 1948, that calls […]

Diplomatic Immunity, an unnecessary evil

As an individual, I’ve never quite been able to grasp the concept of Diplomatic Immunity. Every single time I read about or hear about it, it disgusts me. I can’t help but relate it to a very hierarchal society where the King and his special inner circle can get away with practically anything, while his loyal subjects […]

Political Resignations mean nothing!

It’s a sad time for India, where the reigning government administration seems to be getting implicated in a never ending list of scams. In a country where taxation is already construed as unjustified against the poor facilities and amenities the common man receives, the current political situation doesn’t really inspire a lot of confidence. Here’s […]