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Mob Mentality
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Mob Mentality

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Art engages reality in this satirical poem on present-day society. Mob mentality is a stark phenomenon from Charlottesville in USA where whites wanted to be domineering over leftists to Ballabgarh in Haryana, India where right wing Hindutva zealots wanted to b... More »

Vande Mataram and minorities
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Vande Mataram and Minorities

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Tracing the origins of the song, Vande Mataram, which transitioned from a pro-Bangla praise to a pan-India patriotic fervour, the author questions the logic of enforcing nationalism through hooliganism, political rhetoric, executive fiat and judicial orders an... More »

Ram Nath Kovind
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Dalit President Ram Nath Kovind, does it matter?

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The activist dismisses the possibility of any change in the social or political status of the Dalits in India or reduction in hate crimes against them even with the election of right-wing oriented Shri Ram Nath Kovind as the President of India. WWith a Dalit i... More »

Junaid Khan
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My name -Junaid Khan. I was 15. They killed me. Why?

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WSN Editor writes an Open Letter to the brother of 15-year-old Junaid Khan from Nuh, Haryana who was killed in a cold-blooded public murder in a train from India’s national capital Delhi to their home. Dear Faisal Khan Aadab! Reading through the brutal account... More »

KPS Gill & Modi
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KPS Gill is Frankenstein monster says Dal Khalsa

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Published in 2008, this is a scathing attack on KPS Gill for his clean chit to Narendra Modi’s involvement in the 2002 anti-Muslim carnage in Gujarat. AMRITSAR: In a strong reaction to the reported clean chit by former DGP Punjab KPS Gill to Gujarat Chief Mini... More »

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Banana Republic – An Open Letter to Arnab Goswami

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The Republic has gone crazy. Nobody expected it to be any better. Civility and dignity are in danger. WSN editor Jagmohan Singh writes an Open Letter to raise a banner of protest, not to match the shrillness of Arnab Goswami but to defeat him. Dear Arnab Goswa... More »

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Where is India heading to ?

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With a sharp shift in most states of India towards right-wing politics and with minorities either silenced, assimilated or forced to join the ranks in the march towards a Hindu Rashtra, 2019 may be a watershed in the secular design of India. Any Indian returni... More »