DILIP D'SOUZA

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The plight of migrant workers across this land

The plight of migrant workers across this land

Rediff.com29 Mar 2020

This barefoot pilgrimage home we're seeing all around us, and the way plenty of us have reacted to it, is not just a commentary on India, circa 2020. It also shames us forever, notes Dilip D'Souza.

On not reading hope into a Supreme Court verdict

On not reading hope into a Supreme Court verdict

Rediff.com4 Jan 2017

'Of course, I would like a world in which candidates don't ask for my vote on religious (etc) grounds.' 'But will we ever live in a world free of such appeals?' 'More important, will a Supreme Court verdict, by itself, ever deliver such a world?' asks Dilip D'Souza.

Beware, this 'impatience' with Democracy!

Beware, this 'impatience' with Democracy!

Rediff.com20 Jan 2014

'People see problems not being solved, they get tired of waiting, they start asking for a "strong leader" -- and what they really mean is a "dictator". They think that will fix everything. But it won't.' A German resident in India tells Dilip D'Souza about Hitler and the Nazis and why he is disturbed by what he sees in present-day India.