Every morning Ramesh a twenty-one year old young man comes on his rickshaw dressed in an impeccably ironed shirt and matching trousers, throwing his hands on the pedal furiously and cursing God for giving him deformed limbs. He owns a small shop in a society complex. He gets down from his rickshaw and crawls … Continue reading The Government’s Lip Service to the Demands of Disabled Persons
This piece in not intended to smear anyone’s image. I am happy that the prior blog piece (on Atal ji) was received respectfully by the readership. This piece is an attempt to continue the dialogue, this time not restricted to the realm of Humanity but venturing into Morality as well. This piece is drafted with … Continue reading Questioning Morality: Is it immoral to critique a public figure on the day of his demise?
The thing about the conservative, right wing mind is that it is not open to new ideas (hence, the word “conservative”), let alone criticism. However, this doesn’t really matter as long as free speech is intact, the conservatives may reject new ideas and that is fair game, it is their right. But what happens when … Continue reading Legend, not a Myth: A Right Man in the Wrong Party
Same Hell just different Devils for the Ahmadis Despite missionary success and expansion throughout the world, particularly in Western Europe, North America, and parts of Africa, Ahmadis have effectively been banned from Pakistan. They are being persecuted as infidels for posing to be Muslims. The have been persecuted for ages and now Pakistan has effective … Continue reading Naya Pakitan