We read with interest reports about teenagers in the US going on a shooting-spree. They are seen as blood-chilling incidents happening in some distant land.
Picture this. A group of school boys are seen sitting on the ground hooting one another while constantly looking at their mobile phone and pressing the keypad a little aggressively.
Modern weapons and equipment are technology-driven. Women are as competent as men in handling them. The Air Force was the first to give permanent commission to women.
It is lamentable that the Church becomes the mouthpiece of the nefarious designs of Hindutva forces. The so-called ‘love jihad’ is a bogey
“Divide and rule” has been a strategy used for acquiring power and remaining in power by rulers and politicians.
If human interaction is disrespectful, families and institutions will fall apart
It was the 18th of March 2020. A nation-wide lockdown was announced. The University was closed.
The 21st day of September is marked as ‘International Day of Peace’. It is officially known as ‘World Peace Day’, too. The day is declared so by the United Nations Organization
The wild-card entry of first-time MLA Bhupendra Patel as the Chief Minister indicates that BJP is facing a tough task ahead of coming Assembly polls
It is up to us to turn instruments of hatred into instruments of peace
Can we trust you Mr. Prime Minister? How long and how far? Every citizen of this nation deposits his or her trust in the ruling party to see progress
Much has been written and debated about the Mumbai’s Sakinaka rape-murder case of a 32-year-old street dweller this 10 September that deserves to be condemned in the strongest terms.
When all over the world, better roads allow vehicles to be driven faster
The government is giving work to a small section and not paying unemployment relief to a large number of people
If someone asks me whether I would be prepared to go to jail for nine years or not if there is a chance of becoming the Prime Minister,
Referring to the present massive privatisation drive of the Union Government, Mamata Banerjee exploded: national assets are not the private property of the Prime Minister.
History is a witness to the conflicts and divisions in religions, movements and organizations because of imposition of uniformity by those who were in authority.
Reviving memories of communal hatred that engulfed us seventy-five years ago is nothing but politics to garner votes
Over 10 lakh farmers gathered at Muzafarnagar in Uttar Pradesh to showcase their solidarity with their agitating counterparts for the past nine months.
Reflections of a fledgling recruit to India Army on a brand new nation. Seventy-five years of Independence was good, but it could have been better.
Now that many of the parents have begun to look for the long-forgotten school bags and badges, skirts and scarves, shirts and socks,
It is said that perseverance and patience are best friends. For a group of four Senior Citizens of Noida,
In the good old days, cowards drew out dagger or spear and hiding in a crowd, thrust their weapon into intended victim!
The government is undermining the authority of the Parliament for vested interests
Pardon me if you find it objectionable when I say that we Indians do not have a sense of history or archaeology.
Only time will tell whether the Taliban Govt will be recognized world over, but humanity needs to be displayed in all circumstances.
Afghans are agreed upon sacrificial lambs for the rivals like the US, Russia and China
India is fast moving towards the 1919 British Era Diarchy
Crime against women, especially sexual crimes, should be dealt with by women judges
Recently I was invited by a group of nuns to facilitate the review of Human Resource Policy for the employees of their institutions.
The telling portrait of contrast between temples and human temples is worth being considered and attended to.
India Today magazine tried to stitch together this itch or twitch in its 75th Independence Day special, with the headline “The Pathbreakers”.
As classmates in the Government T D Medical College, Alappuzha, Kerala, Regi M. George and Lalitha came to know one another.
‘..truth is both a sword and a shield in a democracy…” Justice Chandrachud
Political parties are now waking up to the reality of growing pressure from the Bahujan communities
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar led an all-party delegation recently and met Prime Minister Narendra Modi
On the morning of Thursday, the 26th August, I was saddened to read the report of the death of Gail Omvedt (1941-2021)
It is time that we forget hate feelings of the past and go forward
Kandhamal Day is an important event to mark one of the most horrific incidents of communal violence
A flurry of political activities, starting from the visit of West Bengal
We are in the grip of a dangerous form of nationalism that is unashamedly majoritarian
KANPUR: It is an altogether familiar pattern where poor innocents
As the nation celebrated its 75th Independence Day on 15th August 2021
The Union Minister arrested for his “Slap Uddhav Thackeray” remark, but granted bail
He appeared an ascetic, talked as a politician and worked like an activist.