25 Steps to Reach the Crib of Jesus

NEW DELHI, Dec. 5 -- 1. Jesus was born in a cow shed. Joyful simplicity 2. Mary and Joseph were lost in contemplation, speaking no words. Adoring 3. He had no enjoyable childhood days and playmates.... Read More

Dossier for Bribe

NEW DELHI, Dec. 5 -- Corruption undermines the values of democratic institutions and slows down economic growth. But the stressful experience of getting a job done in a government office paves the way... Read More

Girl Child: Don't View Her as Burden

NEW DELHI, Dec. 5 -- Watching one's baby growing up is emotionally exhausting. Be it talking, walking, jumping, running, throwing tantrums etc., the list is long. Nonetheless, every milestone of a chi... Read More

Justice, Not Jail, is the Norm

NEW DELHI, Dec. 5 -- "You need to do something for these people. Who are these people in jail? They do not know the fundamental rights, preamble or the fundamental duties," the President, Droupadi Mur... Read More

Eight Billion and Counting

NEW DELHI, Dec. 5 -- "Eight Billion and Counting: How Sex, Death, and Migration Shape Our World" is the title of a book written by Jennifer Sciuba, political demography expert from Rhodes College, pub... Read More

Religion is like Cholesterol

NEW DELHI, Dec. 5 -- Cholesterol is a class of organic modules called 'lipids'. It is a 'waxy and fat-like substance that is found in all the cells of the body'. The body requires cholesterol to make ... Read More

World Cup Culture Wars

NEW DELHI, Dec. 5 -- Brutal racism, arrogance, exploitation of labour and resources of subject nations have been the salient features of the imperialist project. The predatory West is culpable for man... Read More

Stop Hatred and Violence

NEW DELHI, Dec. 5 -- Union Home Minister Amit Shah openly acknowledged the role of the BJP in 2002 communal riots in Gujarat that resulted in the killing of more than 2000 Muslims and more than one la... Read More

Where Rights are Wrong

NEW DELHI, Dec. 5 -- Though hailed as the largest democracy in the world, India has a chequered, if not dubious track record when it comes to safeguarding human rights. In fact, the essence of any dem... Read More

Open Letter to Adani: Wipe the Tears of Port Victims

NEW DELHI, Dec. 5 -- Dear Shri Gautam Adani Ji, First of all, please accept my hearty congratulations on your becoming the most successful businessman in the country, nay Asia. It is a different matt... Read More