The US Government on March 20 released the 2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, highlighting grave violations of rights in many countries, including India.
Any objective-minded person would predict that we are well on our way to joining the dishonourable club of 54 ‘not free’ countries in the world
Modi does not have the magnanimity to admit that whatever progress India has achieved is the result of the work done by the people of India
Over the last few weeks, we have been reading a lot about the US banking system. The Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), which was the 16th largest bank in the US
The Supreme Court while hearing a matter, on March 15, regarding the action of the Maharashtra Governor in ordering a floor test in the wake of the alleged Shiv Sena split
This India belongs to all of us. The controversy about who is real Indian is fallacious. It can only stoke hatred, division, and inhumanity.
The Supreme Court of India has come out with a landmark verdict in the following words: “Un-satiated greed for wealth has facilitated corruption to develop, like cancer
“Hi Buddy”, I said to my friend, whom I was meeting after a long time. “Where have you been, and what have you been up to, these years?
As I read the news of his gentle departure at the ripe age of 101, I recall Sadhu Ittiyavirah with love and reverence.
The manner in which a 59-year-old senior cardiologist was assaulted by a patient’s family members in a Kozhikode hospital this March 5
God the Father, in creatng each and every one of us and conferring upon us different graces and blessings, has implanted in us seeds of gifts and talents of different kinds.
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), German music composer and one of the top world musicians
The auditors of the country, who are very powerful people and oversee how public money is spent by the ones who govern, in my imagination
I am grateful to my friend A.C. Michael for alerting me about a letter the Department of Legal Affairs of the Ministry of Law
The most painful side of the Ukraine war is that it is a culture-war. A community is struggling fiercely to preserve its language, culture and identity.
The Supreme Court of India has decided that a batch of petitions demanding legal validation of same sex marriages will be taken up by a Constitution Bench,
In the kaleidoscope of evanescent social concerns, the stench of corruption is in the forefront of public consciousness
Humans by nature are political beings, and politics exists for the common good. Truth and justice ought to be weighed objectively to be the guiding forces in politics to promote the common good.
Three leading newspapers of the country, The Hindu, Indian Express and Times of India, reported over 40 incidents of communal riots in 2022 in India.
The Brahmapuram dump yard fire that engulfed the Kochi city in Kerala for over a week since March 2 has been successfully put off.
With three distasteful incidents of fellow countrymen peeing on their fellow passengers while flying
There is a need to increase the government spending on public health and education and I know you have the power to have your wish fulfilled.
Among the many freedoms enjoyed in a free society, personal freedom is the most important. The celebrated Master of the Rolls, Sir Alfred Denning
The growing popularity of Hindutva pop songs in the social media that glorify Hindu Rashtra is reported from the Hindi belt.
Ever since we grew up, we have been constantly told that we are the largest and the most vibrant democracy. We as citizens have been given certain fundamental rights
A year into Ukraine war, people with human feelings ask: War unto what end? The UN’s passing a non-binding resolution calling for Russia
Socrates is the father of western philosophy and liberal thinking. A thoughtful and free discourse is paramount for a progressive society
No festive occasion or major celebration is complete without the sound and colours of fireworks in India.
Cardinal Newman, in his inspiring prayer Lead kindly light, asked the Lord’s guidance only for one step for his life.
Living in a housing society has its upsides and downsides, and somehow with the use of the law and a strict committee, people more or less learn to live with each other.
In a moving piece titled “A Different Nation”, the respected educator and cultural activist, G. N. Devy, grieves over the demise of the India conceived by our founding fathers
The Arab-Israel war in 1967 lasted only 6 days, but it placed Israel definitely on the map of the Middle East. The Bangladesh liberation war too was short
“Peace in society cannot be understood as pacification or the mere absence of violence resulting from the domination of one part of society over others.
Every year the Christians, especially Catholics, observe the Lenten season that culminates in the remembrance of the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus.
Yes, the dog menace seems to be regularly making newspaper headlines and happens to be one among the trending topics on social media these days.
The Capuchin friars celebrated the centenary of the establishment of their first Novitiate in India at Mussorie-Sardhana.
And as different governments over the years have addressed all the wrong problems in our educational system