Is Political correctness muzzling the freedom of speech?

– Satyakam Ray According to Benjamin Disraeli, a university should be a place of light, liberty, and learning. In true regards, a liberal art and science university should uphold liberal views and academic freedom. Not so long ago, one development at the Ashoka University, a private university based in Haryana had cast doubt on the very liberal principles upon which the university is built. Two … Continue reading Is Political correctness muzzling the freedom of speech?

S.O.S. call warriors

– Satyakam Ray Remember the Pandemic and S.O.S. calls posted on social media asking for immediate help for corona victims. A bunch of behind-the-curtain people worked day and night to address the S.O.S. calls and procure the needed things. Read on to find out more about this noble initiative… The whole world came under the wraps of an unwanted unprecedented pandemic, and India was no … Continue reading S.O.S. call warriors

Surveillance Nationalism

– Satyakam Ray Renowned Science fiction writer Isaac Asimov had written, “The government doesn’t want any system of transmitting information to remain unbroken unless it’s under its control.” The fictional tale of the past is turning out to be factual present if we consider recent mass surveillance programs conducted by various governments surreptitiously. In August 2014, it was reported that the Australian law-enforcement agencies had … Continue reading Surveillance Nationalism