Articles by: Vinod Kumar Edachery

 PM Modi: In the Service of Empire, merchandising Fear and Death

 PM Modi: In the Service of Empire, merchandising Fear and Death

As a singular event, Covid-19 could be an opportunity for a total political and economic reconfiguration. Instead, Modi capitalizes on daily fatality statistics (short term chaos) and uses the fear of death as the basis of his strategies; best exemplified by his death discourses directed at the nation. Faced with an emerging humanitarian catastrophe (long term focus), the national response[Read More…]

May 21, 2020 India
Infantalization, creating idiots by Light

Infantalization, creating idiots by Light

Fed with regular doses of spectacular distractions, promise maker Modi creates a deafness that enables a culture of silence that is fast becoming the cornerstone of India. With these carefully scripted distractions the majority are lulled into accepting the superiority of the leader’s instincts over abstract and universal reason. The 9 to 9 sacred lights lit at the auspicious time[Read More…]

April 7, 2020 India
Abrogation of Article 370 An Act of Terror: Prelude to Dispossession, Displacement and Accumulation

Abrogation of Article 370 An Act of Terror: Prelude to Dispossession, Displacement and Accumulation

“…always was, always will be, the land of Kashmiris” Conquest by Abrogation: The acts of the Indian government in flooding Kashmir with its troops is a coercive measure meant to control, manipulate and subjugate the terrified people of Kashmir. In the days leading up to the abrogation of Article 370, the Indian government transformed Kashmir into a landscape of fear.[Read More…]

August 31, 2019 India