'You worry when serious people, with control of our and our children's future, begin to start obsessing over social media, seeing it as an easy, lazy, fun, low-cost substitute for boring, old-fashioned practices of politics, governance and serious, fact-based debate,' says Shekhar Gupta.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Over the past couple of weeks, we have seen social media show its real powers. It created most significant global headlines as Presidents Donald Trump and Enrique ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
We Indians simply cherry-pick those aspects of other cultures we like and reject what we consider unsuitable. Most of us recognise it as globalisation, says Kanika Datta. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara deplored the westernisation of young women that somehow makes them irresistible to loutish men. For some years, the Shiv Sena made violently gallant attempts to save Maharashtra's youth from succumbing to the licentiousness of western culture ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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