Cover Stories

Nation’s Heart and Soul

The Constitution and democracy are the heart and soul of India. The country will fall apart if either of them is threatened. For seventy years, the nation has proved the doomsayers wrong.

Dr Suresh Mathew
30 Nov 2020

SAVE CONSTITUTION : THE STRUGGLE FOR OUR SOUL!

Justice A.P. Shah is well known for his forthrightness and for his no-nonsense attitude. He demonstrated this as Chief Justice of the Delhi and Madras High Courts and

Cedric Prakash
30 Nov 2020

Articles

Is India governed by the principles and norms laid down in the “national scripture”, the Constitution of India?

Jacob Peenikaparambil
30 Nov 2020

My relative in Melbourne, Australia, took me to a dairy on the outskirts of the city. The dairy had about 500 well-fed, high-yielding cows.

A. J. Philip
30 Nov 2020

We eagerly look for bridge-builders, who, despite all difficulties, past clashes and confrontations, are eager to search for areas of agreement in view of the common good, and have a Message to give.

Archbp Thomas Menamparampil
30 Nov 2020

Scenario: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s premature death sent shock waves to the Bollywood sector and society.

M L Satyan
30 Nov 2020

I heard you the other day mentioning in a video message the name of the late Iraneous Thirumeni.

A. J. Philip
30 Nov 2020

‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ (KBC) is probably one of the most successful mega programs on TV channels, with bumper prizes in toe.

Ram Puniyani
30 Nov 2020

Her grandparents’ charity of distributing food to beggars on varying occasions had inspired Sneha Mohandas.

F. M. Britto
30 Nov 2020

My neighbour Ramkumar, suddenly appeared in the next balcony of my building and gave me a big smile, “Bob, I’ve discovered a vaccine the world needs at this moment!”

Robert Clements
30 Nov 2020

Who will provide remedy if not the Supreme Court when fundamental rights are breached?

Joseph Maliakan
23 Nov 2020

The arrest of Arnab Goswami evoked howls of protests from the centre, politicians and ordinary people, while that of octogenarian activist Stan Swamy under the dreaded UAPA barely registered.

REVATHI SIVA KUMAR
23 Nov 2020

I wondered whether I did the right thing in visiting the Ambala Christian Cemetery, known earlier as the European Cemetery, on Jagadhari Road in Ambala Cantonment in Haryana.

A. J. Philip
23 Nov 2020

Five BJP ruled states are mulling to bring in a law to disallow ‘love jihad’, a term coined by the Sangh Parivar for mixed marriage between a Muslim man and a woman of other faith.

Jacob Peenikaparambil
23 Nov 2020

The day we say we have something to learn from others we shall make progress. We shall recognise the worth of “Work” over “Words”.

Archbp Thomas Menamparampil
23 Nov 2020

And then it struck me! No it did not strike me like the bolt from the blue! I half expected it, like most of the world did. Why wouldn't anyone not expect it,

Bishop Alex Dias
23 Nov 2020

A nexus between bank staff, middlemen, school and government employees in Jharkhand, Bihar and Punjab have come to the fore, where scholarship amount worth millions of rupees,

Manoj Varghese
23 Nov 2020

‘Spiritual awakening’ is the most substantial measure in combating the menace of environmental pollution

Dr. M. D. Thomas
23 Nov 2020

The celebrated CP Scott who served as the Editor of Manchester Guardian for over 50 years observed a century back that “comment is free, but facts are sacred”.

Aarti
23 Nov 2020

As she reaches a village, Salami Shashankar tells a reliable person to inform the people about her arrival. “Bank Madam has come,” word quickly passes around from one to another.

F. M. Britto
23 Nov 2020

My neighbour who has a habit of poking his nose in my business, stood outside my house, as I dismantled the grill, unscrewed the heavy steel door, and opened the thick wooden shades,

Robert Clements
23 Nov 2020

Tejashwi Yadav has set a new tone for the political discourse. It is a shift from identity politics to the issues faced by the people

Jacob Peenikaparambil
16 Nov 2020

A disjoined opposition parties apparently have a long way to go to counter BJP’s continuing onslaught on democracy

Balvinder Singh
16 Nov 2020

In his victory speech Joe Biden reaffirmed to be a unifier and a healer. His personal religious beliefs did not unwelcome others with a different outlook

Albert Thyrniang
16 Nov 2020

Unfortunately the political and religious leaders in our country are exploring ways and means to spread hatred, revenge and violence against all who are critical of their policies and actions

Varghese Alengaden
16 Nov 2020

The only way to anger-reduction is recognition of the cause of pain and respect for the humiliated community’s collective dignity

Archbp Thomas Menamparampil
16 Nov 2020

An alarming repercussion of the pandemic-induced lockdown, many states in India witnessed a spike in the number of student suicide cases during the period,

Dr Joan Antony
16 Nov 2020

It is believed that marriages are made in heaven and the institution of marriage is greatly revered across nations.

Aarti
16 Nov 2020

When the government bulldozes ahead with plans that are disadvantageous to the state, the people have every right to take the issue out to the streets.

Pachu Menon
16 Nov 2020

It is highest time that a "Dalit Lives Matter Movement"emerges in order to draw attention to the brutal discrimination that the Dalits suffer under the caste system

Dr. George Arickal
16 Nov 2020

“Mama!” “Yes my son?” “The exit polls said, I and that thirty one year old boy would win in Bihar!” “I know my son, but they were wrong! On top of it you lost quite miserably!”

Robert Clements
16 Nov 2020

One of the most endearing and enduring images post-election of the 46th President of the United States Joe Biden

Cedric Prakash
09 Nov 2020

In the highly charged environment in which the US elections and the Bihar elections have grabbed more attention than the increasing Covid-19 cases,

Jaswant Kaur
09 Nov 2020

Some years ago, there was a mushroom growth of “English Medium Schools” in every nook and corner of urban areas in India.

M L Satyan
09 Nov 2020

Jyotiraditya Scindia’s future politics and Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s chair are at stake in Madhya Pradesh Assembly bye-elections.

Manoj Varghese
09 Nov 2020

The man who killed three people in a Church in Nice, France on 29th October was shouting Allahu Akbar (God is great) while attacking people with a knife.

Jacob Peenikaparambil
09 Nov 2020

In the recent past, and currently in France, we have been seeing a lot of protests and anger exhibited by people,

Bishop Dominic Savio Fernandes
09 Nov 2020

Fundamentalists who are engaged in violence, hatred and murder are enemies of religion.

Varghese Alengaden
09 Nov 2020

A Christian IAS officer in Tamil Nadu, who has been admired for relentlessly crusading against corruption, has applied for voluntary retirement from government service (VRS),

F. M. Britto
09 Nov 2020

Love for one’s country is one of the many forms of love people learn as children. It stems from the love for family and heritage.

Christal Ferrao
09 Nov 2020

Is there any solution to a complicated problem like corruption? No easy answers. Well, it is a big menace which has to be eradicated.

Aarti
09 Nov 2020

And as Trump, hees and haws about letting go of the presidency, Liberty, the statue calls out to him, “Baby Donny,

Robert Clements
09 Nov 2020