BJP and Modi’s shameful surrender to Islamists

I wrote a blog post in 2019 where I had predicted that the BJP will slowly metamorphose into what Congress was in the 1970s, the fountainhead of the so-called secular politics. The happenings over the last few days, vis-√†-vis Nupur Sharma, have proven that though I was correct about the end-point, I missed the trajectory. BJP is hurtling towards becoming the Congress at a velocity … Continue reading BJP and Modi’s shameful surrender to Islamists

Thrikkakara byelection: a victory for democracy and the defeat of communal politics

On June 03, 2022 results were announced to the byelection held a couple of days earlier to the Thrikkakara assembly constituency of Kerala assembly. The byelection happened because of the death of sitting Congress party MLA, PT Thomas, passed away in December 2021. The byelection was won by Congress party candidate Ms. Uma Thomas, who is the widow of Mr. Thomas, by a margin of … Continue reading Thrikkakara byelection: a victory for democracy and the defeat of communal politics