Cover Stories

A Journey Spanning 75 Years

For those who gave sweat and blood to an unprecedented struggle through the unheard method of non-violence, the Independence Day of 1947 was the most memorable one, unparalleled and supreme.

Dr Suresh Mathew Dr Suresh Mathew
08 Aug 2022

FREEDOM for WHOM?

India’s 10-year change in terms of environmental performance was in the negative range (-0.60). Even countries like Pakistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Myanmar rank ahead of India on the list.

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
08 Aug 2022

Articles

Let the Har Ghar Tiranga movement be an occasion for the BJP and the Sangh Parivar leaders to introspect on the core values symbolized by the tricolour.

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
08 Aug 2022

The Indian Army is frozen in the time frame of 1947 when the forces were transferred to the Indian (and Pakistani) national governments

N. Kunju N. Kunju
08 Aug 2022

At a time when India is moving away from democracy, hoisting national flag at homes could not be the sole criteria for showing one’s patriotism

George A. Sebastin Babu George A. Sebastin Babu
08 Aug 2022

We, as a nation, have a long way to go. Our journey began on August 15, 1947, not in 2014

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
08 Aug 2022

Droupadi Murmu, a Tribal who served as a ward Councillor, becoming the President of India instills hope and raises aspirations of many

Jessy Kurian Jessy Kurian
08 Aug 2022

Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav means elixir of energy of independence. It also means elixir of inspirations of the warriors of freedom struggle

Kulandai Yesu Raja Kulandai Yesu Raja
08 Aug 2022

The oppressor divides the oppressed and keeps them divided in order to remain in power. Do we get to see this tactic in India? If so, we are on the road to despotism

Mathew John Mathew John
08 Aug 2022

That there exists a surreptitious network of agents, greedy officials and leaders who thrive on the exchange of lakhs of rupees for jobs is mind-boggling.

Aarti Aarti
08 Aug 2022

Many tongues are slipping in the country! Let’s leave the Rajya Sabha tongue that slipped over our new president, and travel to Maharashtra

Robert Clements Robert Clements
08 Aug 2022

If a child loves himself and considers him/her to be lovable, worthwhile, competent and capable, he/she will never think of dying by suicide

T.M. Joseph T.M. Joseph
01 Aug 2022

Ever since Narendra Modi came to power, we have had periodic national-level celebrations from which no one is expected to stay away.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
01 Aug 2022

As per the International Monitory Fund’s (IMF’s) 27 July 2021 data in its World Economic Outlook (WEO) report

Sacaria Joseph Sacaria Joseph
01 Aug 2022

Maria Rethna who started the Mother Teresa Rural Development Trust is more than a mother to the neglected aged women and orphaned girls

M L Satyan M L Satyan
01 Aug 2022

Dr. Abdul Kalam walked the tight rope deftly as well as dedicated himself to being the good man who can unite, forgive and love

Dr. Elsa Lycias Joel Dr. Elsa Lycias Joel
01 Aug 2022

Term after term, panchayat polls in Goa seem to be getting bogged down by the ‘intricacies’ of political shenanigans played out by those in power to extend their sway over the people.

Pachu Menon Pachu Menon
01 Aug 2022

Public Interest Litigation has revolutionized the concept of rendering justice by the courts by taking on record as a petition even a letter written by a complainant

F.  I. Choudhury F. I. Choudhury
01 Aug 2022

For the formation of the ‘shepherds with the smell of the sheep’, the Church should go in for a thorough revamping of the priestly formation

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
01 Aug 2022

Suicide is of global public health importance and is currently the 10th most common cause of mortality resulting in the loss of approximately one million lives every year

Aarti Aarti
01 Aug 2022

A faint breeze around the UN building in New York had all the world flags slightly swaying, except the Indian flag who moved more vigorously, “Hurrah!” she shouted.

Robert Clements Robert Clements
01 Aug 2022

The mixing of religion with the affairs of the State by the BJP governments is negation of the secular tenets of the Constitution

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
25 Jul 2022

With Draupadi Murmu winning the Presidential election, India has the first tribal on the Hot Seat

P. A. Chacko P. A. Chacko
25 Jul 2022

The government has raised the GST rates on certain items of daily use like food grains, pulses, milk products etc. hitting the common people badly

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
25 Jul 2022

Consider ageing as gift of a long life. Aging is not a condemnation, but a blessing.

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
25 Jul 2022

In any democracy the purveyors of hate and suspected killers would be swiftly arrested; here they are given a free hand and even felicitated.

Don Aguiar Don Aguiar
25 Jul 2022

There are more than 40 million domestic workers in India and nearly 90 per cent of them are women, as per the National Platform for Domestic Workers.

M L Satyan M L Satyan
25 Jul 2022

Some prefer Coca Cola while others desire Fanta, Limca, Pepsi etc. Made primarily of carbonated water, sugar and flavourings, they have all become part

Aarti Aarti
25 Jul 2022

Pope St. John Paul II says: ‘People today put more trust in witnesses than in teachers, in experience than in teaching, and in life and action than in theories.

Patrick Crasta Patrick Crasta
25 Jul 2022

Even as I hear plans of bullet trains, and highways, and coastal roads and flyovers I look at bridges built yesterday

Robert Clements Robert Clements
25 Jul 2022

The current regime in the country, instead of protecting and promoting democracy, is visibly fostering a police state

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
18 Jul 2022

The middle class people with better education and financial stability are apparently unconcerned about the violation of core Constitutional principles in the country

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
18 Jul 2022

The Rajapaksas who ran the nation’s government as their family enterprise are largely responsible for the country’s present economic crisis

Sacaria Joseph Sacaria Joseph
18 Jul 2022

It has been proved many times over that the conversion bogey is an attempt to serve political ends and has nothing to do with religion, Hinduism or Christianity

Lancy Lobo Lancy Lobo
18 Jul 2022

Civil servants are supposed to express their views fearlessly as not doing so sullies the process of decision-making. Unfortunately, they have become ‘yes men’

Mathew John Mathew John
18 Jul 2022

What is the problem in opting for a religion or switching over to another religion or choosing to be without religion?

Dr. M. D. Thomas Dr. M. D. Thomas
18 Jul 2022

Fr. Linse is a German priest who has been running several projects to help the physically challenged, the poor and the marginalized in India for the last few decades.

Varghese Alengaden Varghese Alengaden
18 Jul 2022

Much has been written and debated about the political and economic crisis in Sri Lanka.

Aarti Aarti
18 Jul 2022

A trend that’s becoming common as political defections take place is for elected representatives to flee

Robert Clements Robert Clements
18 Jul 2022