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Soulful Stories of Support

Disasters bring the best out of people. It is in times of adversity that the spring of goodwill swells over. We are seeing it, as the corona virus is

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10 May 2021

Succour and Support All the Way

Stories of kindness and empathy flowing in from all corners as Covid-19 strikes hard

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10 May 2021

Articles

I write this column less than a week after my wife and I were detected Covid-19 positive.

A. J. Philip
10 May 2021

Story of a youth group in Kerala that has taken upon the task of burying Covid victims; till now they have laid to rest close to 100 deceased

Sr. Soumya Muttappillil DSHJ
10 May 2021

My dear grandpa Mr. Joe Michael died on 29 April due to old age (88 years) and other infirmities. He was the musical maestro of Ahmedabad and loved by all.

Clarence Fernandez
10 May 2021

1000 bodies of Hindus were cremated by Muslims in Vadodara, Gujarat

Cedric Prakash
10 May 2021

An online petition on change.org demanding the immediate resignation of the Prime Minister has literally gone viral and has become one of the most

Cedric Prakash
10 May 2021

The victory of Trinamool Congress led by Mamata Banerjee could bring the regional parties together and change the national politics

Julian S Das
10 May 2021

The results of the elections to the four state assemblies and one Union Territory have further exposed the inability of the Congress to revive itself

Jacob Peenikaparambil
10 May 2021

‘Sometimes I wonder why I was not born a Christian’

Francis Sunil Rosario
10 May 2021

Arvind Kejriwal who was part of a movement which fought for ‘clean governance’ has ended up as an expert in self-serving power politics

Mathew John
10 May 2021

The memorandum of understanding for the Ken-Betwa Link Project (KBLP) signed in March 2021 among the Union Jal Sakti Ministry,

Joseph Maliakan
10 May 2021

Timely maintenance of all medical equipment is a vital aspect of hospital management. Any negligence could lead to fatal consequences.

Pachu Menon
10 May 2021

“Death of covid-19 patients just for non-supplying of oxygen to the hospitals is a criminal act and not less than genocide”. ---Allahabad High Court

Dr. M. D. Thomas
10 May 2021

Many years back, on the day a friend’s father arrived by train, there was no public transport due to an ongoing “bandh”.

Aarti
10 May 2021

His main medium of communication was through humorous words and action

Manoj Varghese
10 May 2021

This title could be shocking. Is it some kind of Agatha Christie “who dunnit”? But such an event did take place about 1000 years ago

Chhotebhai
10 May 2021

Here is a young mother, and that too, a doctor specialized in pediatrics, who opted to die to save her two months old fetus. This is her heroic story.

F. M. Britto
10 May 2021

Yes, Didi did! Most often battles are won by valiant and brave fighters who give up their lives to win a war.

Robert Clements
10 May 2021

India is witnessing chaos, as the healthcare system is crumbling in most of the states of India, and the central government is clueless with regard to

Jacob Peenikaparambil
03 May 2021

Last week, the Madras High Court held the Election Commission of India (ECI) responsible for the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic.

Albert Thyrniang
03 May 2021

The ‘High Court of Calcutta’, I am sure, caught the attention of the entire country, and even much beyond, on 22 April 2021,

Dr. M. D. Thomas
03 May 2021

Corona, Corona everywhere; no bed, no oxygen, no vaccine, no medicine anywhere; mass cremations everywhere! With over 3 lakh cases per day,

Manoj Varghese
03 May 2021

When disasters take us by surprise, it is not the right time to find fault with one another. But if in the meantime those in command of the situation have gone blind and deaf,

Archbp Thomas Menamparampil
03 May 2021

Right to health has passed through different stages of evolution to reach the present state of recognition and justiciability as a human right and more so as a fundamental right.

Pauly Muricken
03 May 2021

Temples are out of bounds for devotees. Worshippers are ordered out from churches and mosques. Panic has spread.

P. A. Chacko
03 May 2021

Fast means a greater effort to perform all the usual duties and something else, more prayers and more charity

Prof. M. Aslam
03 May 2021

Thanks to the social media, it is heartening that a number of well-meaning citizens are putting in their best efforts in this hour of need.

Aarti
03 May 2021

Father Michael Pinto, Parish Priest of Our Lady of Lourdes, Orlem, Malad West in Mumbai, made a significant call on the 4th Sunday of Easter for surrender of 'family graves'

Ladislaus Louis D’Souza
03 May 2021

Serving the leprosy patients, this priest too contracted that deadly virus. Though he too then became an outcaste, today his bronze figure stands tall in Statuary Hall at the US Capitol.

F. M. Britto
03 May 2021

The three men looked at each other fearfully, “We are being called murderers!” whispered the chief to the other two, “How ever could a court call us that?”

Robert Clements
03 May 2021

If our political leaders have concern for the wellbeing of the people, and if they stick to principles of good governance and ethical values, they can take right decisions.

Jacob Peenikaparambil
26 Apr 2021

There is an ancient saying ‘fiddle while Rome burns’ means to do something trivial and irresponsible in the midst of emergency,

Adv. Jijo Thomas Placheril
26 Apr 2021

The situation in many countries emerging from the second wave of Corona virus is alarming. The number of people affected by the virus is all time high.

Sunny Jacob
26 Apr 2021

It is not normal to wish someone who is in prison ‘A Happy Birthday!’- seems a kind of contradiction. Not sure if one’s birthday can actually be happy there;

Cedric Prakash
26 Apr 2021

Communally biased and politically motivated acts from our elected representatives are totally unacceptable.

P. A. Chacko
26 Apr 2021

George Bernard Shaw, whose understanding of human frailties was Freudian, had famously said that “if you want to tell people the truth,

Mathew John
26 Apr 2021

There is no poverty worse than that which takes away work and the dignity of work: Pope Francis

Bishop Alex Vadakkumthala
26 Apr 2021

Education may get disrupted, but it is worth it to take all precautions to keep COVID at bay.

Aarti
26 Apr 2021

The 12 years old bride came to stay with her husband Perumal in Pullucheri, Madurai district of Tamil Nadu.

F. M. Britto
26 Apr 2021

With the second major lockdown being imposed all over, there is a growing concern among renowned doctors of WHO,

Robert Clements
26 Apr 2021

It has been the strategy of the RSS-BJP combine to make use of divisive and communal issues to climb the political ladder.

Jacob Peenikaparambil
19 Apr 2021

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?

Ram Puniyani
19 Apr 2021

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.

Manoj Varghese
19 Apr 2021

With the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic having pushed the nation to the wall, it is time the government gets over its evasiveness

Pachu Menon
19 Apr 2021

Recently, The Indian Express carried a report of their investigation into the verdicts of the Allahabad High Court, during January 2018 to December 2020,

Peter Mundackal
19 Apr 2021

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?

M L Satyan
19 Apr 2021

The film-makers are completely shattered by the decision to abolish the Tribunal which in several cases championed the artistic freedom.

Joseph Maliakan
19 Apr 2021

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.

Dr. M. D. Thomas
19 Apr 2021

May sound cynical but I don’t support farmers the way everybody seems to be supporting them these days.

Balvinder Singh
19 Apr 2021

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.

F. M. Britto
19 Apr 2021

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,

Robert Clements
19 Apr 2021