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Lessons from a Slap

The recent slapping of actress Kangana Ranaut by a police officer sparked widespread debate. While some voices condemned the act, many, albeit silently, rejoiced at it

Fr. Gaurav Nair Fr. Gaurav Nair
17 Jun 2024

Restore Humility and Civility in Politics: Message of RSS to Modi and BJP

The results of the 18th Lok Sabha election have emboldened not only the opposition parties but also the members of the BJP, whose voices were suppressed by PM Narendra Modi's dictatorial behaviour.

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
17 Jun 2024

Articles

Many years ago, Mahatma Gandhi spoke about seven crimes. One of them is "Politics without principle."

M L Satyan M L Satyan
17 Jun 2024

The newly engaged Ambani scion Anant sat with his parents Mukesh and Nita in Row One of the Rashtrapati Bhawan Forecourt as family friend

John Dayal John Dayal
17 Jun 2024

There is a famous Eminem lyric, "This opportunity comes once in a lifetime," which may not always be accurate. However, one cannot ignore it.

Mukhtar Ahmad Mukhtar Ahmad
17 Jun 2024

On June 9, 2024, I attended the church service. It was the first Sunday after the results of the elections held for the 18th Lok Sabha were announced.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
17 Jun 2024

Over 940 out of 1330 million Indian voters definitively voted for democracy and the Constitution. Clearly

Prakash Louis Prakash Louis
17 Jun 2024

The political reality in the country today is that the king is not dead but greatly diminished in stature.

Mathew John Mathew John
17 Jun 2024

On April 2, 2024, the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith, Rome, published a Declaration titled "Dignitas Infinita" on Human Dignity

Bp Gerald John Mathias Bp Gerald John Mathias
17 Jun 2024

In his speech in parliament on June 7, Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi bowed and put the Indian Constitution on his forehead.

Isaac Harold Gomes Isaac Harold Gomes
17 Jun 2024

Israel as a chosen people of God and as a nation-state is always discussed passionately, often compromising its objectivity

Dr Shailendra Awale Dr Shailendra Awale
17 Jun 2024

It was a tight slap on actress Kangana that left its mark!

Robert Clements Robert Clements
17 Jun 2024

The people of India, through their votes, have told Narendra Modi and the BJP firmly that they disapprove of the politics of hatred and division any more

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
10 Jun 2024

On Thursday, while stopping at the bookshop at Indira Gandhi International Airport, I saw the book 101 Reasons

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
10 Jun 2024

Child labour has persisted even after India attained independence and the 18th Lok Sabha was elected

Jose Vattakuzhy Jose Vattakuzhy
10 Jun 2024

The Indian economy grew faster than expected during the last quarter of the fiscal year that ended March 31, 2024

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
10 Jun 2024

In politics there are no enemies," said Jharkhand's onetime political supremo Sri Shibu Soren. In the 1970s and 1980s, the heydays of his newly formed Jharkhand Mukti Morcha Party

P. A. Chacko P. A. Chacko
10 Jun 2024

Even with a campaign that is estimated to have cost 70,000 crores, a 'Saffronised' Election commission, brutalising and imprisoning of opposition leaders including Kejriwal

Jay Kumar Jay Kumar
10 Jun 2024

India, WE, THE PEOPLE, have risen. The autocrat has fallen! We elected an opposition, strong and empowered - a crucial and essential pillar of democracy

Dr. Anto Joseph Dr. Anto Joseph
10 Jun 2024

Man has many weaknesses, but one of his biggest is he can never play the role of God.

Robert Clements Robert Clements
10 Jun 2024

Democracy is a system of society won after long and intense struggles. The preceding society mainly had kingdoms.

Ram Puniyani Ram Puniyani
03 Jun 2024

At the end of an unprecedentedly long, dragging and tiresome election schedule during a gruelling summer, the people of India eagerly await the results on June 4

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
03 Jun 2024

June 5 is annually marked as 'World Environment Day,' an observance followed over the past five decades since 1973 under the aegis of the United Nations Environment Programme

Dr. Pauly Mathew Muricken Dr. Pauly Mathew Muricken
03 Jun 2024

The Supreme Court on Friday, May 24, refused to direct the Election Commission of India to publish the booth-wise numbers of voter turnout and upload copies of Form 17C

Michael G. Michael G.
03 Jun 2024

Recently, I watched a TED Talk by Kathryn Schulz, an author and public speaker claiming to be the world's leading "wrongologist."

S. Jayaseelan SDB S. Jayaseelan SDB
03 Jun 2024

The writer experienced ghastly incidents in the 25 Thane Parliamentary Constituency, Maharashtra, during the 2024 Elections

Ms. Merlyn D'Sa Ms. Merlyn D'Sa
03 Jun 2024

"Something troubling you, ma?" I asked, looking at my mother and also the mother of more than a billion and a quarter who were part of her offspring."

Robert Clements Robert Clements
03 Jun 2024

As the election season (April-May 2024) progressed, there were observations that this time, RSS volunteers

Ram Puniyani Ram Puniyani
27 May 2024

Ram Madhav, president of India Foundation and a prominent figure in the Sangh Parivar, in his article titled

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
27 May 2024

In the wee hours of last Sunday morning, two people lost their lives in a road accident. They had been colleagues for a long time

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
27 May 2024

My villagers spoke of voting for either Congress or the BJP

F. M. Britto F. M. Britto
27 May 2024

Long after the results of the ongoing election to the 18th Lok Sabha is declared, it will be remembered for the hate speeches

Joseph Maliakan Joseph Maliakan
27 May 2024

"Name an insignificant piece of straw as mother-in-law and see how it frolics and frisks," so goes an old Tamil adage.

Dr P. Raja Dr P. Raja
27 May 2024

Imagine a world where everyone, regardless of their financial status, can access quality healthcare

Nava Thakuria Nava Thakuria
27 May 2024

We have been watching our foreign minister, with a serious, unsmiling, professional face, meet world leaders

Robert Clements Robert Clements
27 May 2024