The fury of the righteous – what happens when it turns on itself

The Tarun Tejpal affair is dominating the media during the current week, and the biggest anticipation is about when he will be arrested (he has reached Goa, and has got bail till the morning, so arrest after that is expected). It almost seems like a festival, except that it is a dead serious issue. The […]

What has Aam Aadmi party brought to the political scene ?

In the past 1 year, there has been a sort of political earthquake in Delhi, the national capital. In 2011, the agitation for the Jan Lokpal galvanized crowds all over the country and almost brought the Government down on its knees (of course, with the kind of advice that the Government was getting from the […]

The fuss about Tarun Tejpal and sexual harassment ..

Sexual harassment is a problem the world over, and seems to be more so in societies that are culturally more male-oriented (and India fits perfectly in that description – a society that is male oriented and where women who work or otherwise step out of their homes can be in some amount of danger). Over […]