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Let’s have Freedom After Speech

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Let’s have Freedom After Speech

Freedom of speech is under attack! Even more so, as somebody said just recently … Freedom of speech is only meaningful if there is freedom after speech. Over the past three years, we have observed carefully how difficult it is becoming to have freedom after speech. Criticize Prime Minister Modi and his moves, question flawed […]

Encountering Questions

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Encountering Questions

The killing of eight prisoners belonging to an outlawed group hours after their escape from the high-security Central Prison in Bhopal during the festive season  has set off a chain reaction of fireworks that is unlikely to die down soon. The eight under-trials, belonging to the Students’ Islamic Movement of India, had been charged with […]

The joke’s on you

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The joke’s on you

Ever since the ‘new dispensation’ of the Right Wing BJP has come to power, the nature of public discourse has shifted from ‘development’ to ‘demagogy’. Never before have such regressive narratives been heard than in the past two years. Just pause to think about what topics are hitting the airwaves over the past month or so. […]

Jesuit Education: Six Values

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Jesuit Education: Six Values

What does the term ‘Jesuit Education’ mean to me? I was thrown into a Jesuit school by my parents at the very beginning of my school life, and now that my crucial first seven years of scholastic life were already thrust into the hands of Jesuits, like it or not, I am one of those […]

Newsnet One is in session!

Newsnet One is in session!

The first of May is Workers’ Day, and a fit time to start off the next round of NEWSNET ONE sessions. This website becomes active as a training ground for those who want to pick up communication skills every summer. It’s hot, there’s an election in the air, and several other things happening around us. […]