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Why I Support Free Basics As An Idea

After seeing so many advertisements and posts on the web on Facebook’s Free Basics initiative and the opposing views of its critics wielding the Net neutrality shield, I decided it is time I understood and took a stand. The first article I read was by Mark Zuckerberg himself, titled Free Basics protects […]

The Little Princess

She should have been in the kindergarten playing with other kids, but she was out there barefoot in the scathing heat of the noon. Her clothes were ragged and her hair resembled spider-web tinted in the dusty smog of the traffic. Instead of doodling with the crayons, her tender hands […]

It’s Testosterone And Not Online Porn

I have been closely following the developments post the terrible episode of Delhi Gang-rape and I have to say, some of the lawmakers’ reactions seem really ridiculous to me. Take lowering the age of consent for sex to 16 for example. Really? You think that’s going to change things? In the […]

Fate of Regional Languages

The other day I was looking for a Kannada novel on Flipkart, that a thought crossed my mind. How long will the regional languages continue to flourish? I’m primarily concerned about literature. It may well be another 100 years, that the regional literature would rather be confined to studies and research and not […]