Nationhood via neighbourhood

A common query I face from readers is whether a neighbourhood newsmedia needs a column on national, political and sundry other macro issues. Of course, the obvious reason is my own personal itch aggravated by a sense of self-importance and assumed authority on all matters, all of which are symptomatic of a disease called ‘Writers’ Syndrome’. Continue Reading

Devil’s Advocates?

Law schools are where the guardians and dispensers of justice are created and nurtured. They are then released into the legal mainstream as lawyers and judges to lord over and guard a key pillar of our democracy, namely, judiciary. Continue Reading