MeToo and Us

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal It’s a moment of shock where we, as a society, have been jolted from a sleep by revelations of sexual perversions in circles of power and limelight. Politicians, actors, singers, people with good public standing have been revealed to be predators. True or not, the […]

October 14, 2018 · 1 comment · Editorial

A Dialogue with Sangh

By The Editor: Siddharth Sehgal Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS or Sangh, as its commonly known, in a rare gesture opened its doors to the world and invited intellectuals, academicians, journalists, diplomats, bureaucrats and prominent citizens alike to discuss its past, present and future. Even critics of Sangh accept that […]

September 23, 2018 · 1 comment · Editorial

The Coming Storm

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal Indian politics is unpredictable like weather and more unpredictable than that are the voters. The ‘good days’ and almost unchallenged rule enjoyed by the party in power, may set soon in few stronghold states and erode a big chunk of vote share in Loksabha next […]

September 9, 2018 · 0 comments · Editorial

Domestic Helps are Human Too

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal This flyer was pasted next to a lift by some residents of the apartment complex where I live, for those who don’t understand Hindi, the flyer says, Maids (a term for Domestic help) cannot use this elevator, they should use a second service elevator because […]

August 26, 2018 · 0 comments · Editorial

NRC: The List You Do Want to Be On

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal Unlike our western border with Pakistan which is heavily patrolled, manned and fenced, our eastern border that we share with Bangladesh pose one significant hurdle in its security, the geography. When it comes to mountains, rivers, marshes and dense forests, there will always be problems […]

August 5, 2018 · 1 comment · Editorial

Technology, Rumor Mill and the Surveillance State

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal I would have commented on the hug-antics in monsoon session of Parliament but there is much more need worthy issue that needs your attention as a reader.  In a short span of few weeks we have heard of mobs beating innocent people to death over […]

July 22, 2018 · 1 comment · Editorial

Dangerous Country, Perception of Danger or Tinkering of Data

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal Data is simply a number, what you can make out of it is where the talent lies. You can use data to show that there is 50% chance of rain the day after tomorrow, it may or may not rain that day but surely some […]

July 1, 2018 · 1 comment · Editorial

Blaming the Engineers

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal There is a joke that’s quiet famous among engineering graduates in India, Civil engineers work hard studying about stresses, material strength, structural mechanics and surveying and whole lot of other subjects only to become a software developers in IT sector. I work in the IT […]

June 24, 2018 · 1 comment · Editorial

Running Out of Water and Time

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal If you are living in India, the headline of this article is sufficient to convey the future we are heading towards at an unprecedented rate. Like innumerable problems that plague our county and like typical Indian reaction to those problems, we’ll deal with it when […]

June 17, 2018 · 1 comment · Editorial

Tuticorin Massacre: Jallianwala Bagh Revisited

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal Rarely in our modern times have we seen such cruelty being inflicted on innocent citizens as was wrought upon protesters in Tuticorin. The depths of immorality to which people in power can go to kill unarmed citizens in cold blood, to protect corporate interest, are […]

May 27, 2018 · 0 comments · Editorial