All Posts by Pratyush Kumar Jena

Cybercime Amidst COVID-19

In a time when the world is in turmoil and people are panic buying, it should come as no surprise that cybercriminals are capitalizing on the current scenario. The spread of novel Coronavirus pandemic across the globe has created panic not only concerning health risks but also in the spread of misinformation and cyber-attacks. TheContinue reading “Cybercime Amidst COVID-19”

The Silencing of Minorities through Law: An Analysis of Vivek Gomber’s ‘Court’

The piece analyses the various nuances of the Marathi legal drama ‘Court.’ It highlights the silencing of dissent of minorities by the State through law and other institutions. It must also be noted that the piece explores the systemic oppression of the Dalits in India, owing to the prevalent caste system. The Dalits have been ‘othered’ by the society at large and they are merely viewed as a ‘labouring body.’ The piece also brings forth the ideas of Biopolitics, Governmentality and Necroplitics which have been introduced by academics like Foucault and Mbembe.

Was Nathuram Godse a Patriot?

Nathuram Vinayak Godse, a Chitpavan Brahmin born in 1910 was more sentimental than rational. Influenced by the attainment of freedom, he wanted to join Satyagraha but couldn’t owing to his educational constraints. When shifted to Ratnagiri in 1929, he met Veer Savarkar, a revolutionary who indoctrinated Hindu nationalist philosophy of Hindutva. Joining RSS and cooperatingContinue reading “Was Nathuram Godse a Patriot?”

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