The New Year brought some cheer to homemakers in the country. It came from no less a place than the Supreme Court of India. Pronouncing a verdict in a motor accident case,
Picture this. A kuchha house with three rooms, an open kitchen with mud-smeared chulha (stove), three kids playing in the verandah and a man sitting on the cot smoking hukkah.
In spite of the enormous amount of unpaid work women do, the conception that homemakers do not ‘work’ and add to the economic value is a problematic concept
For the second consecutive term, the farmers feel cheated for having not consulted them on the farm laws while forming an expert committee of ‘pro-Government’ experts by the Supreme Court.
The degrading, discriminatory and stereotype term “house wife” is done away with a more dignified and neutral term “homemaker” by the Supreme Court of India.
A recent judgment of the Supreme Court said that the value of a woman’s work at home was no less than that of her office-going husband.
Dear Shri Dilip Ghosh, I was startled by your comments on Nobel-laureate Amartya Sen, whom you called a “land-grabber”.
Thousands of citizens from all walks of life and from everywhere have strongly condemned the illegal arrest of Fr Stan and demanded his immediate release.
The event that unfolded at the Capitol Hill in the United States of America in the wee hours of the morning of 7th January, 2021 has shocked and shaken conscious people all over the globe.
The Indian American community has expressed shock and is dismayed at the events that unfurled on Wednesday, January 6th on Capitol Hill.
Patriotism, love for one’s country and countrymen, is not rooted in the religion but in the ‘Nationhood’ which is not an outcome of religion
The National Peace Movement in collaboration with Rotary International has been organizing the National Peace Convention since 2015.
When will we act as prophets to the nations and work to bear lasting fruit and leave a legacy behind for the world to follow for years to come?
India has taken so sharp a turn in recent years that the very centre has shifted considerably. What led to this swing? Is it possible to trace the path to this point?
The 14 year old newly-married bride left her house in Sitapur to stay with her 18 year old husband in a Kanpur slum, Uttar Pradesh.
For nearly a year, the only reason many looked in newspapers or at TV screens was for news of the vaccine, and finally when the vaccine is ready to roll out, there is a waning of interest.
Braving biting cold and rains, agitating farmers continue to camp on the borders of Delhi. They seem to be in no mood to withdraw the protest
The ‘Storming of the Capitol’, the seat of the US Government on the 6 January 2021 by the supporters of President Donald Trump should be regarded as a death knell for democracy.
Fundamentalist forces have had unmitigated success in polarizing our society on communal lines
As education began to be commercialized and teaching became a profession, the role of a teacher as mentor also began to disappear.
‘Made in India’ Vaccine Gets Nod Before Clinical Trial
If we fail the nation, our fellow citizens may not stand by us when we face an existential threat from fascist governments.
Normally, when a new bishop or archbishop is appointed, we are presented with a “dry run” of when the person was born, his family history, educational background, posts held,
There are greedy officials whose palms when greased seem to look the other way while granting licences and no objection certificates
In the name of national security, extraordinary draconian laws meant to deal with extraordinary situations have become part of the new normal.
The mother struggled to bring up the one year old Palam Kalyana Sundaram after the demise of his father.
Even a President can incite a mob! A Lawmaker inciting men and women to become lawbreakers!
By the looks of it, the monk Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh seems to have thrown his hat in the ring to be the next Hriday Samrat of the majority community of secular India.
On 29th December 2020, 104 ex-IAS officers wrote a stern letter to Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of U P, condemning the anti-conversion ordinance
Yes, septuagenarian Tamil superstar Rajinikanth’s long-awaited plunge into Tamil Nadu’s political arena and his promise of corruption-free
This Diwali Sonoo, my London based daughter, sent me a couple of interesting pictures of a very attractive neon light display that has been put on
The year 2020 had been an unusual year. It began with people protesting against the citizenship Amendment Act followed by riots in North East Delhi.
Science and Education is an important tool for the development of any nation. The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) is making all efforts to enter
This 5th August (2020) the Prime Minister of India did the ground breaking ceremony (Bhumi Pujan) for Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
Apparently, the Congress in Goa has been doing everything but enhancing its reputation as a strong Opposition to the BJP.
The disheartened mother called the one more daughter born to her on November 14, 1948 Chindhi, meaning in Marathi torn piece of cloth.
It was my body talking and I thought I’d listen to the outbursts coming from different parts of me; my feet and shoulders, arms and palms, all having an argument.
Pope Francis draws the attention of the world to the increasing conflicts in different parts of the world and the failure to resolve these conflicts
It has been a month since farmers have been protesting on the borders of Delhi against the newly passed three controversial farm laws.
Violence is Diligently Cultivated; Arms dependence is the new form of colonialism.
Modi has wrecked the economy with his absolutely ridiculous, ill considered policies and schemes.
Consensus on the basic ecological concepts like Ecology, Eco-system, Environment, Forest system, Agro-eco-system and Ecological Constants
The architect of Indian Constitution was for Liberty. Liberty does include right to our choice to follow any faith of our liking, or to be an agnostic or atheist as well.
Sara Salkahazi was born to the affluent German origin Leopold and Klotild in Kassa, Hungary (now Kosice, Slovakia) on May 11, 1899.
In the Realms of Heaven, a sweet baby angel with brand new wings walked down the heavenly corridors. She passed St Peter with his stately wings,