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Pervez Hoodbhoy

Pervez Hoodbhoy
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Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy is a Pakistani nuclear physicist and activist concerned with promotion of freedom of speech, secularism and education in Pakistan. He is an alumnus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and in 2013, he was made a member of the UN Secretary General's Advisory Board on Disarmament. Currently he serves as Zohra and ZZ Ahmed Foundation distinguished professor at the Forman Christian College in Lahore Pakistan. You can tweet to him @FbHoodbhoy

On Camera

Workers at a construction site in Delhi (representational image) | Ruhani Kaur/Bloomberg

India’s caste problem has a silver lining: urbanisation, and inter-caste marriage

Unlike villages, search for partners in cities shifts its focus from family and caste networks to friends and professional networks.

IAS poll observer: With Modi breaking rules, should EC give him special security treatment?

The Election Commission has suspended an IAS officer who had inspected PM Narendra Modi’s chopper in Odisha’s Sambalpur Tuesday.

Defence

Satellite images suggest that China is testing and weaponising its naval platforms for space denial

China is now testing laser ASAT weapons from its naval ships

China has already tested missile & EMP anti-satellite weapons from the ground. Now it’s using icebreaker ships in the Yellow Sea/Bohai Sea area.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.