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Jharkhand | Where Mountains are for sale

April 21, 2016 - 6:37 pm in Culture

  Jharkhand has huge mineral and natural resources. Above the earth there is water,river,forest , mountain and stones etc. Under the earth there are huge mineral resources. These resources are not boon for the Jharkhandi people, but it is a curse. These…

God, holy temples and unholy women

February 29, 2016 - 3:36 pm in Culture

The news is abuzz with the protests led by women to enter holy shrines - be it the temple of Sabarimala, Shani Shingnapur or Haji Ali. These women have…

Caste system in India: Response of the RSS

February 16, 2016 - 3:23 pm in Culture

The suicide of Rohith Vemula shocked the country and brought the focus on the debate of caste discrimination and freedom of expression. Rohith was a Dalit…

Invitation: Palestinian Literature Through a Queer Lense

February 13, 2016 - 12:41 pm in Culture

Centre for Study of Society and Secularism  invites you to an interaction with renowned Palestinian poet  Raji Bathish on "Palestinian Literature Through a Queer Lense" English translation by Suneela Mubayi Venue: CSSS Office, 603, New Silver Star,  Near…

Celebrate Food diversity

December 5, 2015 - 4:58 pm in Culture

It is interesting to see some of the students who organise beef festival terming me as Islamophobe and part of Hindutva game plan since I said food should be celebrated and I wish to say that they could have organised a festival where all kind of people come…

‘Tolerating’ aberrations in India

December 1, 2015 - 4:57 pm in Culture

Indian Parliament paid glorious tribute to Baba Saheb Ambedkar on his 125th birth anniversary celebrations and prime minister asked that the values of the constitution be promoted all over the country yet the home minister wanted the ‘Socialist Secular’…

Growing Intolerance

November 27, 2015 - 9:36 pm in Culture

Recently in an interview at an award function, Amir Khan, mentioned that his wife, Kiran asked him whether they should leave the country. To Amir Khan, the statement of his wife was disastrous and indicated growing intolerance in the country. Though we condemn…

Continuity and Change within the Sangh Parivar

October 1, 2015 - 1:54 am in Culture

Our PM Narendra Modi travels across the globe soliciting global capital to make in India and announces various deals making India a very attractive destination for multinational capital to earn its dream profits. PM recently met the CEOs of various companies…

What did Colonialism do to India?

August 18, 2015 - 4:03 pm in Culture

A video of Shashi Tharoor speaking at Oxford on a debate related to the colonial period has been ‘viral’ on the social circuit for a while. In this video Tharoor makes a passionate plea to the British that they make reparations for the losses to Indian…

Sangh’s pedigree and its politics

August 4, 2015 - 3:52 pm in Culture

It is essential to know the Sangh's pedigree to understand its politics and goal. The RSS was founded in 1925 in the wake of the Hindu Muslim riots in Malabar for the limited objective of fighting the Muslims for committing atrocities against the Hindus. In…