The Erdogan Era

The Father of 'New Turkey' is a reflection from a sectarian past. Erdoğan is rapidly resurrecting the Turkey's sectarian fascism. The new fascism is light years away from Atatür's dream, as secularism is now threatened by a power lusting Islamist demon. The recent events point out the transformation of the nation into an Erdogan cult.…

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Commit A Crime, Win An Award – The New Indian Way

Earlier this year, controversy shook the nation when a video went viral of a soldier tying a man to a jeep as a human shield to escape a mob. Some opposed this crime. Others lauded it as "creative ingenuity". The army initiated an investigation and we all decided to wait for the law to take…

UP YOURS

The beauty of Indian Democracy lies in its ability to cause utter disbelief! And the Uttar Pradesh elections of 2017 most certainly did not disappoint. Just when you thought that the misogynistic and blatantly corrupt leadership of Akhilesh Yadav and his Samajwadi Party was the worst the state could have seen, in walked Yogi Adityanath,…

And The Saffron Flag Goes UP

The Indian right wing has gotten themselves a new darling. Move over Modi, here comes Yogi. That’s right, the one thing none of us thought possible has happened and Yogi Adityanath, a Hindutva extremist, is now the chief minister of India’s largest state. A man who openly hates women, gay people, Muslims, Christians, beef-eaters, Dalits,…

May the Scots Be With You

​Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland has declared that her party will begin campaigning for a second referendum on Scottish independence. Theresa May has replied by scoffing at the idea and saying that Scotland has far more important things to do, like fixing their public services. It's perfectly plausible that she means the Scots…

Trump Planning to Set Fire to the Sun

​​Donald Trump, the controversial President of the United States, has issued executive orders to the military and NASA to immediately utilize the entirety of the US Nuclear Arsenal to set fire to the sun. “All the so-called climate change fanatics have caused the sun's power to go down.” The SCROTUS explained. “We need to bring…

Welcome to Hell

​​Happy Republic day! 68 years as a republic and yet we still treat our leaders like monarchs. King Modi blesses the townsfolk and everybody laps it up while his neo-feudalist lapdogs fall over themselves trying to pay obeisance. The mighty Maharaja's decision to take away the people's hard earned wealth through a supposed attack on…