Category Archives: freedom

One blogpost for Burma!

“They knew that there is no point in asking the generals for freedom. They knew that they don’t have guns and can’t beat the army. All they wanted to do was show the world what their situation is and that they are prepared to die.” These are brave words coming from a nation under oppression.… Read More »

Truth is our defence!

These were the words of Mid-Day editor Vitusha Oberoi, when asked on the line of defence they adopted in the Delhi High Court. This happened as the Delhi High Court sentenced 4 journalists of Mid Day to 4 months in jail for contempt of court. What irked the court was a report published in the… Read More »

Hug Me…Sanjay…..

And so it has happened. A government has proved that people very low down in the hierarchy are no better than bugs. Bugs who can be squished anytime, for as little reason as possible. “A constable who hugged Dutt, convicted under the Arms Act in 1993 Mumbai blasts case, has been suspended while the eight… Read More »

60 years…

Its been 60 years today….of being a free country. On the 50th anniversary of Indian Independence, I heard a statement from an old man. He said, “Your generation does not understand the meaning of freedom, because you were born in a free country.” Just having entered into my teenage then, I simply ignored the statement,… Read More »