TCGN – a movie on cybercrime

This Marathi film (with English subtitles) warns people about cybercrime. TCGN – Take Care Good Night. However, the movie is primarily aimed at the older generation or those who are not internet savvy.  It is all about the dangers of befriending people online, phishing, ATM and online frauds and it is presented in an entertaining…

Extortion in the name of God

Perhaps the law is trying to ensure that the loot is strictly used for polluting our rivers, killing the fish and other life, and contributing to air pollution and digging up public property.  A license to pollute and destroy.

Beware of laser beams!

Come festival season, street noise increases ten-fold, roads get dug up and traffic snarls plague citizens. Now there is a new danger. Laser beams. It took years for the authorities to wake up to the damage caused to the ears by loud sounds. We can safely say that it can take several more years for…

Why right-wingers hate gay people

But when we talk about de-criminalising homosexuality, we are talking about love, aren’t we? We are not or should not be talking about sex. But unfortunately, people against gay relationships tend to think of a homosexual relationship as something carnal, a loveless activity.

Criminal candidates have an edge

Successive governments have tried to stop the leakage of money from government grants into the hands of goons and now it appears that the government’s attempts have made a dent. People standing for elections are finding it difficult to raise money. Earlier it was easy. Just syphon off money meant for the poor. Take this…

Systemised rape in India

India has become a rapist’s haven and if our country has been dubbed the rape capital of the world, today there is proof of it. Shelter homes for abandoned kids are being used like red light areas, with allegations that prominent members of society and politicians are frequenting them. These homes are not just dens…