Four days from the 10th anniversary of September 11, as India lived through yet another bomb blast, this time at New Delhi’s High Court that left 11 dead and 76 injured, it’s a sad return to the past. Read more
With a global revival in religion and the general interest in it rising with every passing crisis, I am surprised that the two credible institutions that can hold forth on such matters — education and media — have not kept pace. Read more
Suicide by self-immolation is becoming a surprise tool of regime change, destabilising dictators across the Arab region. Read more
Around the time I was thinking about the ideas I would follow in the next decade, Kennedy M Maranga published a paper. As my first thought was to follow the changing role of state came Maranga’s December 4, 2009 paper titled The Changing Role of State Responsibility: Comparative Approach. Read more
We are getting used to violence and, as a result, it is becoming a blind spot of the world around us. We wake up with a shock when we experience it. And I’m not merely talking about news and media.
Violence today hides behind non-violence. That is, rarely do we go around and get involved with physical acts of violence — and that’s a relief. Read more