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Takeaways from a Tragedy

The Hathras tragedy on July 3 Kills 120 devotees

Fr. Gaurav Nair Fr. Gaurav Nair
15 Jul 2024

Blind Faith a Sure Recipe for Disaster

Mega religious gatherings and pilgrimages in India often result in tragic stampedes.

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
15 Jul 2024

Articles

Eliminating GST on books and periodicals would honour Nehru's legacy and promote knowledge and literacy.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
15 Jul 2024

While Mr Modi continues his international jaunts, he fails to realise that he has never lost any credibility because he never had any.

John Dayal John Dayal
15 Jul 2024

Bishops in India have observed a weakening of the country's important democratic institutions.

Arockia Rayappan Arockia Rayappan
15 Jul 2024

Justice Agarwal's comments on religious conversion reveal a deep-seated bias and the alarming reach of Hindutva elements within the judiciary

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
15 Jul 2024

Forty per cent of child food poverty is reported in India, which is much higher than the global average of 27%.

Prakash Louis Prakash Louis
15 Jul 2024

Despite new labour codes and the e-Shram portal, unorganised workers in India continue to face challenges.

Jose Vattakuzhy Jose Vattakuzhy
15 Jul 2024

A smoking ban in the workplace has saved the economy.

Pauly Muricken Pauly Muricken
15 Jul 2024

India can learn from the UK's efficient and respectful power transition.

Vidya Bhushan Rawat Vidya Bhushan Rawat
15 Jul 2024

The journey from traditional to modern classrooms highlights technology's transformative role.

Rajani George Rajani George
15 Jul 2024

They are your guilty ones. And I wonder how you will succeed in not 'sparing' them?

Robert Clements Robert Clements
15 Jul 2024

Despite being met with repeated interruptions, Rahul Gandhi's epic maiden speech as Leader of the Opposition laid bare the Modi government's wrongdoing.

Dr. G. Ramachandram Dr. G. Ramachandram
08 Jul 2024

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla were chosen for their loyalty to Modi.

John Dayal John Dayal
08 Jul 2024

The Prime Minister Modi has branded Rahul, the Opposition Leader, as "Balak Buddhi." Earlier, the same Modi used to address Rahul as "Pappu."

M L Satyan M L Satyan
08 Jul 2024

The PM's actions clearly indicate that the electoral snub has failed to douse the fires burning within his heart.

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
08 Jul 2024

When on July 5, 2021, the fascist regime of India killed Jesuit Fr Stan Swamy, they succeeded only in destroying the frail body of an 84-year-old Catholic Priest.

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
08 Jul 2024

Today the Church in India needs much more than a Papal Visit or sainthood for Stan Swamy.

Arockia Rayappan Arockia Rayappan
08 Jul 2024

The new legislation came into force on July 1, purportedly "modernising" and "Indianising" the scrapped "colonial" laws.

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
08 Jul 2024

There is a need for inclusion and the ultimate pursuit of tolerance, which is why, 75 years after gaining our independence, we are still a nation with such beautiful diversity."

Isaac Gomes Isaac Gomes
08 Jul 2024

As she sat far away from me, she was not looking at me as she used to. Looking depressed, her face was downcast.

F. M. Britto F. M. Britto
08 Jul 2024

A country where political leaders who have never studied or have never understood the need for intellectual thought are placed in charge of education.

Robert Clements Robert Clements
08 Jul 2024

In the 2024 Lok Sabha election, the Parliament saw an influx of affluent MPs, with 93% having assets worth crores.

Isaac Harold Gomes Isaac Harold Gomes
01 Jul 2024

True, the Allahabad High Court had found Mrs Gandhi guilty of electoral malpractices ... These are peanuts compared to the colossal misuse of government machinery by Modi for election campaigning.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
01 Jul 2024

The National Emergency of 1975 has been a subject of debate. I was in an MA Part I Political Science class at the University of Bombay when the Emergency was declared

Dr. G. Ramachandram Dr. G. Ramachandram
01 Jul 2024

The new campus of Nalanda University was inaugurated formally by Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi on 19 June 2024

Ram Puniyani Ram Puniyani
01 Jul 2024

The confusion and corruption in Indian higher education are blown up with the exposure of malpractices in the NEET UG exam

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
01 Jul 2024

More than 100 former civil servants have said that the recent instances of "hate violence against India's minority communities

Dr Prakash Louis Dr Prakash Louis
01 Jul 2024

Plurality, inclusiveness, and tolerance have always been the essence of India, and they are manifested through its deeply rooted cultural and traditional diversities

Dr. Minakshi Sardar Dr. Minakshi Sardar
01 Jul 2024

The terrible heatwave spread across the country has been bothering me for a while, as I experienced it from March to April this year.

M L Satyan M L Satyan
01 Jul 2024

A decade ago, we were caught napping, and before we knew it, the "terrible twins" had snatched away our freedom

Mathew John Mathew John
01 Jul 2024

In this session of Parliament, the opposition seems to be boiling with rage, and with increased numbers

Robert Clements Robert Clements
01 Jul 2024

The furore surrounding NEET has once again brought the need for systemic reforms in education to the fore.

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
24 Jun 2024

The RSS' sudden snipe against immoral politics and concern for issues it had hitherto left untouched can be perceived from many angles.

Ram Puniyani Ram Puniyani
24 Jun 2024

Mr Modi and Mr Bhagwat are both vicious personalities with a cussed arrogance

John Dayal John Dayal
24 Jun 2024

The Modi-led BJP has aimed for a "Congress-mukt Bharat" since 2014, weakening democracy.

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
24 Jun 2024

Modi has gone on record saying that he has invited Pope Francis to India!

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
24 Jun 2024

None of us have yet emerged from the shock of one of the most devastating fire accidents in Kuwait, which killed 50 migrant workers, including 46 Indians, on Wednesday, June 12, 2024.

Dr Arnald Mahesh SDB Dr Arnald Mahesh SDB
24 Jun 2024

Uttarakhand's forest fires have resulted in the loss of not only human lives but also a vast forest area.

Vidya Bhushan Rawat Vidya Bhushan Rawat
24 Jun 2024

Prime Minister Modi tends to dismiss climate change, attributing the challenges to altered human behaviour.

Peter Fernandes, SFX Peter Fernandes, SFX
24 Jun 2024

I believe, and this is not a political article, that these elections have shown us qualities of true leadership.

Robert Clements Robert Clements
24 Jun 2024