Why the Objection to a Uniform Civil Code?

Many people are against a Uniform Civil Code (UCC). Why?

Three Things I’m Hoping Modi Will Implement

Here are three things that Modi needs to do and that require a strong central government.

Modi is PM. Now Let’s be Optimistic

Modi has won. It’s time to put our reservations aside and let him do his job.

My Worry is that Modi Can’t Control the BJP

Modi is probably not the real danger of the BJP coming to power. Will he be able to control the crazy elements?

Isn’t Dowry Given Voluntarily?

Should dowry be illegal in India? As despicable a practice as it is, I don’t think it should.

Leave India if you Don’t Believe in the Constitution

Khaps have no rights to “allow” inter-caste marriages. They need to leave this country and settle down elsewhere.

Marriage Laws Shouldn’t Cater to “Social Realities”

Advocacy for imbalanced marriage laws often says that “social realities” must be taken into consideration. I disagree.

Many Hindus Secretly Admire Islam

Many Hindus make a big show of hating Islam. But the truth is they’re awestruck with admiration for the way Islam conducts itself in the world.

If you Can’t Tolerate Books, Stick to Nursery Rhymes

Trying to ban a book is the ultimate sign of intellectual dehydration. If you can’t argue with ideas, cover your ears and cry “la la la la”

Isn’t it Time we Got Rid of Our Traditions?

Our Indian “traditions” are the root cause of much continued suffering. Prejudices can die out over time, but traditions are deeply embedded thorns.