Articles by: Parul Verma

Communalism and Coronavirus: India’s New Strain of Virus    

Communalism and Coronavirus: India’s New Strain of Virus    

The recent outbreak of coronavirus has already entrenched approximately 74,281 confirmed positive cases, with 2,415 deaths in India. It is not the aggressive virus that is haunting the nation alone, but an artificially inserted strain of communalism within it, that is bedevilling and importuning the Muslim community in India. From initially blaming China as the “creator of coronavirus”, the right-wing[Read More…]

by May 14, 2020 Communal Harmony
Militarization and Deployment of the Panopticon amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Militarization and Deployment of the Panopticon amid Coronavirus Outbreak

The Panopticon Gaze, that was once a metaphor to study the relation between system of fabricated social control of civilians in a disciplinary situation, is now a global reality amid the Coronavirus outbreak, and is being deployed by the government worldwide to supervise every movement of its citizens. The result of this deployed surveillance has led to a social acceptance[Read More…]

by April 26, 2020 World
Surge in Misogyny and Objectification of Kashmiri Women

Surge in Misogyny and Objectification of Kashmiri Women

Kashmiri women community have been a victim of the reinforced rape culture since 1947. With the recent abrogation of Article 370 by the Modi government, the fear of violence among Kashmiri women have increased. As witnessed in the past, Kashmiri women have been a victim of gang rapes, killing and torture by the Indian armed forces. Now, with the recent[Read More…]

by August 29, 2019 India
Rafale Scam: Indian Election, Lobbyism And Deception

Rafale Scam: Indian Election, Lobbyism And Deception

Lobbyism around the world has reinforced the reality of profit being privatized, and the loss being socialized. It has dangerously deprived the already marginalized working class, that are struggling with the economic urgency to survive. The somatic structure of balance of economical equity and equal representation of interest has become a myth by itself. In the absence of counteractions by[Read More…]

by May 14, 2019 India
Varanasi Constituency Prediction: Will BJP Return To Power?

Varanasi Constituency Prediction: Will BJP Return To Power?

Uttar Pradesh in general, and Varanasi in particular, hold a significant value for BJP, as it is a parliamentary constituency of PM Narendra Modi. The nation had witnessed BJP’S mega political roadshow in Varanasi on Friday, 26 April 2019. Prominent political figures like Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Manoj Tiwari, Union minister JP Nadda, Mahendra Pandey etc, were in[Read More…]

by May 11, 2019 India
Normalisation Of Rape Culture In India: Eroticised Regressive Nationalism

Normalisation Of Rape Culture In India: Eroticised Regressive Nationalism

There is a fine line between prevention and normalisation of any entity. When an event manifests itself through the acceptance of society , passively as an everyday occurrence or something that is unavoidable, it already is nurturing a dysfunctional repressed violent idea. One of the celebrated deviant normalcy in the Indian society is that of a Rape. What imparts it[Read More…]

by June 18, 2016 Patriarchy