INTOLERANCE-IS-NOT-INDIA

Intolerance is not india

India has always been an abstraction of love and harmony, a keeper of distinct faiths and ethnicities, an amalgamation o...

My-Beef-About-Dadri

My beef about dadri

There was a surprise call from a friend attending a media workshop in Holland recently. He sounded embarrassed. Others a...

When-Hate-Begets-Hate

When hate begets hate

Just as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was concluding his visit to the United States in September, a body blow was dealt t...

Converting-Conundrums-Challenges

Converting conundrums challenges

The multi-polar world of today seems to be at a terminus of “Pleader-Ship & Dealer-Ship” in lieu of “Leadership”...

Parliamentary-Panels-Going-Nowhere

Parliamentary panels going nowhere

Open the pages of any parliamentary publication and you will come across the following: “Committees play a vital role ...

Politically-Correct-Armed-Forces

Politically correct armed forces

The IAF’s recent decision to allow women pilots into the fighter stream set me thinking. Has this been thought through...

Making-Black-Money-Cool

Making black money cool

Many experts dubbed the recent amnesty scheme on foreign money stashed abroad by Indians as a flop show. The government ...

DR-Pathak-in-Global-Diversity-

Dr. pathak in global diversity

Noted Indian social reformer and founder of Sulabh Sanitation Reform Movement, DR. BINDESHWAR PATHAK, has been included...

DR-Pathak-in-Global-Diversity-

Dr. pathak in global diversity

Noted Indian social reformer and founder of Sulabh Sanitation Reform Movement, DR. BINDESHWAR PATHAK, has been included...

Is-Mamata-Nervous

Is mamata nervous?

With eight months to go for Assembly elections in Bengal is Mamata Bannerjee unsure of her party’s chances given vici...

An-AccountableCAG

An ‘accountable’ cag

The Comptroller & Auditor General (CAG) was a benign, not-to-be-taken-too-seriously-office until Vinod Rai moved in and...

A-Chiefs-Troubled-Legacy

A chief’s troubled legacy

More than three years after the misdemeanors of the Indian Army’s Technical Services Division (TSD) came to ligh...

Information-Our-Right

Information our right

A potent weapon in the hands of the ordinary citizen, the Right to Information (RTI) Act 2005, is 10 years old. It’s c...