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Stinging Questions

The two-part BBC documentary India: The Modi Question has shaken the country to the extent that it has been made unavailable in India.

Dr Suresh Mathew Dr Suresh Mathew
30 Jan 2023

Raging Controversy

The two-part BBC documentary titled ‘India: The Modi Question’ is a close look at the Gujarat riots of 2002 and the targeting of Muslims under the present dispensation

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
30 Jan 2023

Articles

Rajiv Gandhi was somewhere in West Bengal when the Intelligence Bureau alerted him about the assassination of his mother and Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
30 Jan 2023

Republic Day celebration in India has become an exhibition of India’s military might with the display of the latest arms, weapons, tanks, warplanes, etc.

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
30 Jan 2023

Law often faces its death knell at the altar of interpretation. These days, everyone who can read

Dr G. John Dr G. John
30 Jan 2023

In a series of lectures in Vigyan Bhavan in 2018 Mohan Bhagwat spoke in a language due to which many insiders and many commentators outside the Sangh

Ram Puniyani Ram Puniyani
30 Jan 2023

Juveniles lodged in child care institutions have been reported to be getting more aggressive instead of getting reformed because of abuse

Aarti Aarti
30 Jan 2023

Swamy Dayanand was a bare-footed friar minor. He was clad in saffron robe. He lived on the food people gave him as a pilgrim.

IC Correspondent IC Correspondent
30 Jan 2023

Flow is the psychology of optimal experience. It is like being in ecstasy or being lost in concentration. Nothing else matters.

P. A. Joseph P. A. Joseph
30 Jan 2023

When man comes to power, he comes with a suitcase full of weaknesses, and one of them is adulation!

Robert Clements Robert Clements
30 Jan 2023

A witness has to take an oath before deposition in a court of law in the country. The oath is as follows, although the language varies from court to court

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
23 Jan 2023

Recent statements emanating from Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju, Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar and Lok Sabha Speaker

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
23 Jan 2023

There has been a progression, or rather regression, of Vs over the last week. For those unfamiliar with Hindi, let me first do a literal translation

Chhotebhai Chhotebhai
23 Jan 2023

I need to preface this essay with a caveat. I was an unrelenting and downright mean critic of the Gandhi trio for privileging their own interests

Mathew John Mathew John
23 Jan 2023

Even if 1 percent wealth tax is levied on the rich, it would be sufficient to meet the cost of the National Health Mission.

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
23 Jan 2023

The World Economic Forum President recently declared, “Expecting India to be the fastest growing economy”.

Prakash Louis Prakash Louis
23 Jan 2023

Intensive agitations have only brought about interim solutions to the problems plaguing Goa. Appeasing tactics employed by successive governments

Pachu Menon Pachu Menon
23 Jan 2023

Preventing corrupt practices means putting in place a slew of measures.

Aarti Aarti
23 Jan 2023

Every country, every people have their own learned insights, lived customs, traditional ways of beliefs, expressions etc.

P. A. Joseph P. A. Joseph
23 Jan 2023

The first melody I learned to play on my harmonica as a youngster was the ‘Red River Valley’ and often

Robert Clements Robert Clements
23 Jan 2023

Bharat Jodo Yatra, which began over three months ago, is in the closing phase of its journey; it is now in Haryana and heading for its destination in Srinagar.

Ram Puniyani Ram Puniyani
16 Jan 2023

According to the recent reports in November 2022, eight billion (8000000000) people live on this globe. Between 385,000 and 400,000 babies are born every day

Dr. George Arickal Dr. George Arickal
16 Jan 2023

When the mode of offering the Eucharist has become a bone of contention and a cause for division in the Syro-Malabar Church

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
16 Jan 2023

"Suffering is a call to conversion; it reminds us of our frailty and vulnerability," says Pope Francis, the 87-year-old Pontiff.

Sunny Jacob Sunny Jacob
16 Jan 2023

Funerals are usually dour affairs, nothing to write home about. Yet, having witnessed some interesting funerals on TV in the recent past

Chhotebhai Chhotebhai
16 Jan 2023

An India Government initiative to observe 2023 as the year of millets was accepted by the UN.

J. Prasant Palakkappillil J. Prasant Palakkappillil
16 Jan 2023

The uncouth manner in which a 34-year-old inebriated “business class” passenger urinated on an elderly fellow passenger in the mid-air on New York-Delhi Air India flight

Aarti Aarti
16 Jan 2023

Kaizen is a Japanese ideology and methodology of action and living. It is a practical philosophy and spirituality discovered, experienced and being lived by the Japanese people.

P. A. Joseph P. A. Joseph
16 Jan 2023

King Charles! It seems a bit strange to call Charles the king of England, after getting used to addressing Britain’s constitutional monarch as ‘Her Majesty the Queen’

Robert Clements Robert Clements
16 Jan 2023

As if two years were not enough, Covid-19 is striking again in full steam, albeit in a different avatar.

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
09 Jan 2023

Noor Fatima was a friend and actor. She had a small but memorable role in Richard Attenborough’s Oscar-winning film Gandhi.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
09 Jan 2023

While the whole world mourns the death of Pope Benedict XVI, who made an indelible mark as an outstanding intellectual and theologian

Felix Wilfred Felix Wilfred
09 Jan 2023

In the past in Gujarat, Hindu-Muslim riots have taken place in towns in Adivasi areas, without involving the Adivasis

Lancy Lobo Lancy Lobo
09 Jan 2023

Justice B V Nagarathna is making waves! In the first two working days of the Supreme Court in 2023, she gave dissenting judgment

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
09 Jan 2023

Six years after the notification of the Central Government demonetising Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes, a five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court

Joseph Maliakan Joseph Maliakan
09 Jan 2023

The Congress party under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi has undertaken a Bharat Jodo Yatra from Kanyakumari to Kashmir as part of reinventing itself by reconnecting with the masses of India

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
09 Jan 2023

The horrific “hit-and-dragged” road accident that occurred during the wee hours of this January 1, in Delhi has generated a lot of debates.

Aarti Aarti
09 Jan 2023

On New Year's Eve, most cities in our country have the highest number of policemen on duty.

Robert Clements Robert Clements
09 Jan 2023