Playing Both Sides: Tango Down!

Had June 9th 2012 been a bigger success, the latest addition to Bollywood's lift-library could well be a stock Special Forces sequence, where young patriots in uniform barge into a terrorist hideout and spray vile mockers of our democracy with bullets, screaming "Tango down! Tango down!" Because apparently, 'tango' means a terrorist or a target... Continue Reading →

Knowledge and Value

This Monday, I begin auditing an MPhil in development studies, with a special core in Economics. Indeed, it is an Economics programme, as the faculty pointed out during orientation,with its sociological parameters included. Most thrilled =) Part of why I love being back home is this relative free and inexpensive access to education -- though,... Continue Reading →

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