Authors Posts by Asmit Sontakke

Asmit Sontakke

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An agnostic, rationalist, Indian. Finds reading, writing and sketching intriguing. Writes mainly on social issues.
It all started with Aqlakh in 2015. Nobody says anything. Those who do, are labeled "anti-nationals". Unfortunately, India is no longer the same. Beef isn't just another kind of meat anymore. Religion is involved. Intolerance is rising to extremities....
The 25th of July, 2017 shall end the tenure of the current President of India Honorable Shri Pranab Mukherjee. The Rashtrapati Bhawan is now ready to welcome its new incumbent. Both, the ruling BJP- led NDA and, the opposition Congress-...
Writing to gau rakshaks would not yield anything. So it's better writing to the one, around whom, all this drama of vigilance, better known as "Cow Terrorism" revolves. Hence! Dear Cow, I hope you’re doing fine. Today, you are the most...
Trolls, Abuses even Rape threats! Is this what the BJP Bhakt's culture is?
The first name that emerges on the very idea of Marathi is Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj. No introduction needed. And the first name that emerges on the very thought of marathi ethnocentrism is Balasaheb Thackrey. And why not? He was the one...
Never before in media history a single issue earned so many headlines as did demonetization. Its the race of TRPs! Same news - more than two or three days? Never happening! This time however, the cards changed! Demonetization was...
With at least 5 police interviews and numerous other interactions under my belt, (ranging from sepoy to IPS officers) I could clearly specify one thing, “Not every man wearing khaki is a rogue”. I used “not every” and “rogue” because that...
There was unusual darkness in the sky that night. The horizons seemed to be on lit par normal though. Nostrils chocked, there’s a highly suffocating smoke around. Animals hid themselves where they could fill their lungs healthy. Poor creature,...
For Indians, 14th April needs no introduction. The day has got yearners. The day has also got haters, quite a few.  Celebrated no less than a festival, the Birth Anniversary of the Architect of Indian Constitution Dr. B. R....
We all live in a modern society today. This is the very reason why we think discrimination and other evils of the society are negligible. However if we try to bury our eyes deep within our social structure, we...