Sunday, January 16, 2022
For whom is the farm stir, the average farmer
  As the farmers’ protest entered the eighth month, social media is again abuzz with loads of arguments in favour and against the agitation. While both parties have a lot to argue about the pros and...
Time to accept LGBTQA and facilitate its joining of the national mainstream
The first thing that comes to mind when we hear the phrase “Gay Pride” as millennials and Gen-Z is streets filled with people throwing glittering confetti holding aloft flags and banners representing their respective sexual...
No more lal batti culture, time to rein in on haughty babus
  Every now and then, one gets to read and hear about the erratic, arrogant and at times aggressive behaviour of the civil servants who abuse the power vested in them by the constitution with impunity,...
When chips were down, courts rise to redeem lost glory, instil faith in democracy
As the Covid19 struck India hard with vengeance in its second wave we were witness to a phenomenon where democracy was put to test with many institutions failing in their calling. At a time when...
Interfaith bonhomie with Covid playing cupid in its own way
  At a time when social distancing to ward off the deadly coronavirus has become a norm, the two major religious groups in the country, Hindu and Muslim, have a reason to come closer to each....
Covid surge no deterrent, sectarian prejudices bear striking resemblance to Germany of 1930
  Last year, when coronavirus was at its peak, a corona profile was doing the rounds on social media. “The pandemic was born in China, brought up in Italy, and embraced Islam when it landed in...
Kumbh, polls still ticking, tide over the crisis with life-first approach
  With the last shahisnan (royal dip) on April 27 the biggest religious congregation Kumbh Mela 2021 draws to a close on April 30 at Haridwar amidst second wave of Coronavirus pandemic sweeping the length and...
Covid Second wave in India
  With the second wave of corona virus peaking in the country people are coming in its vice-like grip in millions. While many are getting infected with the deadly virus, mortality rate too is on the...
  The Supreme Court of India had to once again declare in no uncertain terms that voicing dissent against the government does not amount to sedition. Rejecting a petition against Dr. Farooq Abdullah, the apex court said,...
  It’s not an overstatement to say that India is staring a catastrophe in the face, in the wake of a crisis around severewater scarcity. All efforts undertaken by the government in the past to overcome...