Caste is not cast in stone. Somewhere during colonial rule, it metamorphosed into something more retrograde than it was in earlier times
Ashis Nandy's eminence is not worth a vote for Mayawati, Paswan and others baying for his blood.
Newly-formed Azmat-E-Rasool foundation alleged here that the author's comment, in which he purportedly said that people from OBC, SC and ST communities were the "most corrupt", is an "indirect attack" on the Muslim community.
Firstpost Editors Sandip Roy and Lakshmi Chaudhry are at the event and we are live blogging updates.
"This horrific event might be the occasion for a kind of public discourse, and the civic activism against the crime may have the redeeming effect to make democracy more robust," Sandel said.
Gurucharan Das says, "World is driven by envy. It's only about how we manage it. We should ensure we are not only rising economically but we are prepared from a security point of view to manage that."