Trouble was hanging in the air like the sword of Damocles after the Supreme Court handed over the Ayodhya land for building Ram Temple.
Sense and sensibility should guide everyone while taking decisions which have far-reaching consequences. Even judicial decisions are not exempt from this rule.
It has been the strategy of the RSS-BJP combine to make use of divisive and communal issues to climb the political ladder.
The communal politics has reaped rich benefits by raking up Ayodhya, and Kashi seems to be next in line. How far can we keep picking up history as a tool to divide the society?
With Corona deaths all over, neither the Government, nor the general public can shed away their responsibility. Getting a vaccine needs to become one of those new social norms.
With the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic having pushed the nation to the wall, it is time the government gets over its evasiveness
Recently, The Indian Express carried a report of their investigation into the verdicts of the Allahabad High Court, during January 2018 to December 2020,
People are not sure whether the elected candidate would remain in the same party till the end of the 5-year tenure. Has election not become a meaningless ritual?
The film-makers are completely shattered by the decision to abolish the Tribunal which in several cases championed the artistic freedom.
The Supreme Court of India pronounced a significant verdict on 09 April 2021, “People are free to choose their own religion”. The bench of the court was led by Justice Rohinton F. Nariman.
May sound cynical but I don’t support farmers the way everybody seems to be supporting them these days.
That morning hundreds of school-students landed on that historic, large Gandhi Maidan in the heart of Bihar’s capital city Patna. They removed all the hoardings fixed onto the trees.
Now and then, one hears of the death of an MP or MLA succumbing to Covid-19! As I glance at the small picture that accompanies the newspaper article,
India may or may not be the favourite destination for foreign investors but it has certainly become one of the favourites for cyber criminals.
What is Modi’s competence to lead a discussion on examinations?
Today corruption is not seen as a dire problem meriting what Jeremy Bentham calls “the superintendence of the public”,
There are less harsh measures of Indian population control than imposed medical interventions.
It is well established that the role and functions of the police in brief are to uphold and enforce the law impartially
The fondness for throwing off the shackles of bondage has had mankind rising in rebellion against authoritarian forces time and again.
One of the most eminent and controversial Catholic theologians Professor Hans Kung (93), who passed away on April 6,
That morning Pravin Tulpule was pleasantly surprised to see his photo along with a little boy’s photo in the newspaper.
“Don’t worry, we’ll keep you in a safe house!” says the police officer
Dear Amit Shah Ji, You are, arguably, the busiest person in the country. With elections happening in states like Assam, West Bengal,
“If you are not properly dressed you will be raped” is a normal justification for a rapist and his advocates in India.
Attacks on churches, and harassment of priests and nuns have become almost a routine affair after the BJP came to power
Sometime, just before Monday, 22 March (the day the order in response to his bail application was scheduled to be pronounced), Fr. Stan Swamy
Picture this. A student sitting under a street light, reading a borrowed book. In the absence of a teacher,
Ever since the BJP came to power under the leadership of Narendra Modi, freedom of ex
On 22 March last year, the pseudo sage on the stage announced another “surgical strike” on the public,
At a recent function commemorating the medieval Dalit chieftain, Maharaja Suheldev of Shravasti in Bahraich district,
Delhi NCT Bill 2021 passed by Parliament gives absolute powers to L-G
As kids, both Melati and Isabel Wijsen had enjoyed living in the sailboat in their rural home in Seseh in the Bali island of Indonesia.
‘Bang! Bang! Bang!’ Not once, not thrice either, but dozens of rounds, from a lethal AR-15 assault rifle!
The National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021 moved in Parliament on March 15 has come as a big blow to the Aam Aadmi government.
It is my political illiteracy that I did not know much about you when you were catapulted as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand.
As per NDTV news report on 16th March, a Congress Lok Sabha member from Telangana Anumula Revanth Reddy sought from the government
The assertion of Muslim identity politics by the Indian Secular Front could accelerate the process of Hindu consolidation behind the BJP
The reservation conundrum has to be judicially settled, without transgressing the constitutional principles
When legions of his fellow railwaymen and admirers heard of E. Sreedharan’s sudden decision to enter the electoral fray in Kerala at the over-ripe age of 88 years,
The Madhya Pradesh Assembly on March 8 passed the Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Bill 2021 by voice vote.
The carbon footprint of single-use plastics is about 6 kg, meaning for every one kilogram of plastic produced, six kilograms of carbon dioxide is emitted.
In Hindi there is a common saying,“Manushya janam se nahi, karam se mahan hotha hai” (A person becomes great not by birth , but by actions).
Ram Puniyani, the campaigner for communal harmony and peace, has come out with a new book ‘Religious Nationalism – Social Perceptions and
The sleeping kid smelt some smoke. Fire was emanating from the overloaded electrical outlet in his room. Then he saw the fire spreading in his house.
Haven’t been to a station in a while, and I’m not sure they have weighing machines on railway platforms like there used to have before.