Secularism, Friendship and Boundaries...!

NEW DELHI, April 15 -- Punjab is a beautiful state with wonderful people. I'd planned to visit the Golden Temple and Jallianwala Bagh, and I did, but before that, I visited the ninety-four-year-old Ed... Read More

The Punctuality of Our Trains

NEW DELHI, April 15 -- Getting up early at 4.30 a.m., I rushed to the Raipur railway station to catch my train. I browsed through my mobile at the station to see what platform my South Bihar Express w... Read More

Decoding Democracy: The Dynamics in the 2024 Indian Electoral Landscape

NEW DELHI, April 15 -- By the end of the mega-election year of 2024, on the grand stage of democracy, over 60 countries and nearly 4 billion people, encompassing almost half of the global population, ... Read More


NEW DELHI, April 15 -- This is an alarmist headline-it is meant to be. It is partly inspired by Fredrick Forsythe's novel Dogs of War, written 70 years ago. But this article is not fiction, for truth ... Read More

Distortion of Facts: A Poisonous Political Weapon

NEW DELHI, April 15 -- Telling blatant lies has become very common among the political leaders in India. It is disgusting to see that the media, which is expected to function as a watchdog in a democr... Read More

Manipur - A Blot on Indian Democracy

NEW DELHI, April 15 -- Indian democracy lies in a pathetic state of total paralysis in Manipur, with lawlessness and anarchy reigning for nearly a year over the northeastern state with a population of... Read More

Christians of Israel: The Fight for Survival

NEW DELHI, April 15 -- This article deals with the status of Arab Christians in Israel and the several challenges faced by them as minorities. In the broader context of the conflict between the Arabs ... Read More

Colleagues in War Crimes

NEW DELHI, April 15 -- Six months into the war in Gaza, Israel revels in having murdered 33,000 plus Palestinians including 16,000 children. Another 75,600 people have been reported injured. And hundr... Read More

Supreme Court Snubs Baba Ramdev

NEW DELHI, April 15 -- In the last couple of decades, we have seen the rapid rise of many Godmen. They also had a social presence earlier, but their social influence and political clout have been frig... Read More

Saffron Replaces Khaki: Hindu Rashtra in the Making

NEW DELHI, April 15 -- Those who have lived in Saudi Arabia know about the religious police there. They function under a Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice. They have unl... Read More