Data from Ministry of Women and Child Development suggest that out of 11649 adoption in India 6962 are girl child. A country which has stitched son meta preference as biological child, it seems strange superficially to find daughters are in demand for adoption. Continue reading “Towards a sociology of adoption”
Elections in India are like wars where you can’t afford to loose even a single battle. In American politics while there are obvious connections between economics and politics, In India the connections are more lopsided towards social factors.
For a long time Television remained the product for entertainment consumption, as least for our generation. Today this television is reorienting itself with avatars of Netflix and internet Web-vision. Continue reading “Netflixed Entertainment and its social reflections”
The 103rd Constitutional Amendment passed in Loksabha and Rajyasabha. It literally took a mere debate of 72 hours as a new policy got stamped in cabinet committee and went ahead to successfully garner crucial special majority in houses of Parliament.
George Orwell well iterated in his work 1984 “who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past“. Continue reading “Surveillance governance: Sociological reflections”