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 … Continue reading Systemised rape in India
Scams are a dime a dozen. People who get conned are often educated and "smart." The truth is that being educated is not a guarantee that you will be safe from scamsters. Your vulnerability is dependent on your personality, attitude, values and behaviour. An extensive survey was carried out by AARP about the difference between … Continue reading Are you the type to get scammed?
Two news items about systematic child abuse in child shelters, one in Bihar, and the other in Pune, shocked me. Dozens and dozens of kids had suffered a fate worse than death. I knew these things went on in child shelters - beatings, starvation, sexual assault and drugging of the kids. Even then, when I read … Continue reading Is India becoming a criminal producing factory?
Ever since PM Modi announced protection of cows, criminals have had a heyday. Normally, there should be no connection between cow protection and criminal behaviour. But whenever criminals (anywhere) see an opportunity they jump at it. Modi's law to protect cows has given a criminal his golden opportunity. Now the criminal can don a mask … Continue reading Gau Rakshaks and criminality
The internet offers frightening anonymity to troublemakers of all kinds, some of them violent and evil, some just pawns in a larger game, but inherently they too are mischievous people. There are no statistics about India, but "41% of Americans have been personally subjected to harassing behaviour online, and an even larger share (66%) has … Continue reading The troll mobs