Easter and Democracy..!

NEW DELHI, April 8 -- What has Easter, which has just gone by, got to do with Democracy, you ask, a furrow on your brow and a look of slight annoyance. We hear the United States and Germany reacting t... Read More

Conversion: The Other Side of the Story

NEW DELHI, April 8 -- 'Conversion' is a very hot and sensational word in India, and it is required much more than ever, maybe only in India. It is 'inflammable' like a truck carrying petrol or the tou... Read More

Films building up Majoritarian Narratives: Swatantraveer Savarkar

NEW DELHI, April 8 -- Films are a potent medium for moulding social understanding in various ways. Till decades ago, we had films which reflected social realities and promoted progressive values. The ... Read More

Artificial Intelligence: A Star Campaigner

NEW DELHI, April 8 -- In nations like India, where political parties and candidates look for creative ways to interact with voters and win electoral advantages, artificial intelligence (AI) plays a pr... Read More

Nothing 'Right' about India's Human Rights Commission

NEW DELHI, April 8 -- The accreditation review of the National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRCI) is scheduled to take place in the last week of March 2024 and in the last week of April 2024. Th... Read More

My Health, My Right

NEW DELHI, April 8 -- After so many fell prey to pranks on April 1, Indians had enough entertainment with trending hashtags such as #FekuDiwas, #FekuKaTimeJayeega and #ModiMatBanao. Students went to t... Read More

Job creation: Merely a paper trail

NEW DELHI, April 8 -- Last week, when most of us were busy closing our accounts, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) produced a report that might have raised many eyebrows. The report, 'India ... Read More

Beware of Carefully Cultivated Inferiority Complex

NEW DELHI, April 8 -- Sincerity of Purpose and Honesty Win Hearts It caused much amusement among the critics of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of the UK when his wife, Akshata Murty, declared him a good ... Read More

Prejudice, Discrimination, Hatred and Violence: New India

NEW DELHI, April 8 -- The BJP, under PM Narendra Modi, has coined many populist slogans to unite India: One Country - One Tax, One Nation - One Ration Card, One Nation - One Election, One Nation - One... Read More

AAP under Scrutiny: Delving into Poetic Justice

NEW DELHI, April 8 -- I have never understood the Aam Aadmi Party and its chief, Arvind Kejriwal. They defy the conventional norms of a political party and its leader. It was birthed by the 2011 anti-... Read More