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Ayodhya Verdict

India, Nov. 11 -- It took less than one hour for Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi to give the unanimous verdict of the five-member Supreme Court bench, which heard the decades-old Ramjanambhoomi-Ba... Read More


Kashmir Conundrum

India, Nov. 4 -- 23 is one of the most commonly cited prime numbers - a number that can only be divided by itself and one. In the film "A Beautiful Mind", based on the life of Nobel Prize-winning econ... Read More


Electoral Jolt

India, Oct. 28 -- The results of the elections held to the Maharashtra and Haryana Assemblies and the by-elections elsewhere in the country have brought to the fore what the voters think about the rel... Read More


V.D. Savarkar

India, Oct. 21 -- Amit Shah is a street-smart politician who made it big in Indian politics thanks to his closeness to Narendra Modi. He is notorious for his crude use of religion and muscle power to ... Read More


Open Letter To RSS Chief, Oct. 14

India, Oct. 14 -- Dear Shri Mohan Bhagwat ji, Just two days ago, I watched a video clip forwarded to me on WhatsApp. It showed one person brutally and fatally attacking another, who was lying on the ... Read More


Mahatma Gandhi (1869-2019)

India, Oct. 7 -- A friend and school principal told me a little proudly that on the Gandhi Jayanti Day on October 2, she organised a cleanliness drive on the school campus in which teachers, students ... Read More


Open Letter To NCM Member

India, Sept. 30 -- Dear Shri George Kurian, Last year, I had the privilege of sharing a dais with you at Lucknow. You were the chief guest, while I was one of the resource persons at a conference of ... Read More


Open Letter To Home Minister

India, Sept. 23 -- Dear Shri Amit Shah, I understand why it became necessary for you to issue a clarification on your controversial statement on Hindi as the national language. If you had not done it... Read More


Open Letter To Andhra CM

India, Sept. 16 -- Dear Shri Jagan Mohan Reddy, First of all, let me congratulate you for your stunning victory in the May elections. I can imagine how difficult it was for you to overcome the pro-Na... Read More


Open Letter To Mumbai Judge

India, Sept. 2 -- Dear Justice Sarang Kotwal, First of all, I owe an apology to you. I was misled by a news-report that you questioned why Vernon Gonsalves, an academic accused of being an urban Naxa... Read More