It sounds good to hear the rhetoric of making the economy worth $ 5 trillion. It gives a nice feeling to read about taking the country on the road to super power status.
It seems twenty-twenty is no longer India’s favourite. Oops, this is certainly not true about cricket by any means.
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has been overactive for the last one and a half months testing as many as 12 new missiles.
“My country is rich in the minerals and gems that lie beneath its soil, but I have always known that its greatest wealth is its people, finer and truer than the purest diamonds”,
Right from the beginning of January 2020, Coronavirus has become the talk of the year. Many lockdowns and un-lockdowns have happened in the country to safeguard ourselves from the deadly virus.
The Hathras horror cannot be studied in isolation. It ought to be put in relationship to several other harrowing tales of innocent victims of the Ruling Dispensation’s partisan concept of justice.
We MUST Stand with Fr Stan Swamy because he epitomises all that is good in the Gospel of Jesus and the Constitution of India.
Adopting preventive measures assume special significance considering onset of the festive season across the country and elections in Bihar.
India supplied the most wanted two medicines, paracetamol and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to over 3-4 billion people across the 120 countries during the recent COVID-19 pandemic times.
“Economy at Doorstep of Recovery, says RBI guv” the headlines in today’s paper said and immediately felt a sense of deep peace settling over me.
Pope Francis has challenged Bishops and Priests to defend the poor, the excluded and the oppressed;
The arrest of Fr Stan Lourduswamy, 83, is a violation of human rights.
During the past three decades I have tried to identify myself with the Adivasi People and their struggle for a life of dignity and self-respect.
The Catholic Church in India expressed its ‘deep sorrow and anguish’ at the arrest and imprisonment of Fr. Stan Swamy and it demanded his immediate release.
Mumbai Police busted a “racket” of “fraudulent” manipulation of Television Rating Points (TRPs) involving three channels; Republic, Fakt Marathi, and Box Cinema.
It is rather quite disturbing that an “industry” by itself, exploiting the innocence of children for perverse sexual gratification,
Instances of human rights violations across the globe have been on the rise for the past few years.
The recent direction of the Madras High Court to the Central Government requiring it to explain why it should not enact a law prohibiting people with criminal background
Spiritual practices emerge from personal and individual beliefs, but they have a very strong connection with social and public life.
And as the nation with a sense of shock finds a state governor deriding a chief minister, calling him ‘secular’ I foresee a situation like this arising
Only once in my life did I buy a piece of gold jewellery to give a surprise to my wife. It was a chain with a pendant. I had to be extra cautious.
On prayerful reflection of the Encyclical one cannot but resonate with that prayer from the Upanishads, “from darkness lead me to light” or for that matter the Exultet during the Easter Vigil.
The virus of fundamentalism has infected all religions in India, and the religious divide is widening, creating distrust among the followers of different religions.
“God has created all human beings equal in rights, duties and dignity, and has called them to live together as brothers and sisters”.
It is true that the 287 paragraphs long Encyclical, Fratelli Tutti, in eight chapters have been in the making even before the pandemic began.
Modiji’s self-composure is admirable. One would like to delve deep into the secret of his inner confidence. Nothing seems to disturb him.
Apart from the highly controversial Farm Bills, the Parliament in its brief monsoon session also passed three Labour Bills
The 2019 Lok Sabha Elections gave women in India a reason for hope. Women won 78 out of 545 Lok Sabha seats.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic which took the world by storm has literally had a catastrophic effect on the education systems across the globe and India is no exception.
While the healthcare ‘industry’ may be booming, healthcare ‘service’ in India faces serious challenges due to commercialization of healthcare services.
Dear Shri Rahul Gandhi Ji, Crisis brings out the best and the worst in a person. You might not have known that when you went to Hathras in Uttar Pradesh
Octogenarian Jesuit priest, Fr. Stan Swami, of Jamshedpur Jesuit Province, was picked up by NIA on 8th October from his office cum residence at Namkum in Ranchi ‘for questioning.’
The Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) issued a Letter Samaritanus Bonus (The Good Samaritan) on July 14, 2020
On March 9, 1954, when the famous journalist Edward R Murrow exposed the then junior senator from Wisconsin -- Senator Joesph McCarthy,
Dear Yogi Adityanath Ji, When you became the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh in March 2017, I likened it to Confucius coming to power in China in 500 BC.
September 30, 2020 will go down in the annals of Indian history as one of the darkest days because of two reasons.
The Nirbhaya incident in 2012 was followed by spontaneous nation-wide (also world-wide) protests, candle light marches, rallies and meetings etc.
The judgement acquitting the 32 accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case is an absolute shocker.
CIVICUS is the well-known global alliance of civil society organisations that strives to promote marginalised voices specifically in the Global South;
In the mainstream media’s obsession with the alleged suicide or murder of a Bollywood actor, which has degenerated into targeting women actors
Although, Father of our Nation succeeded in casting out the foreign invaders from our country, His efforts to integrate leprosy patients
Mahatma Gandhi, who is widely honored and internationally acclaimed as the Father of the Indian nation, is irrelevant today!
Ironically Indians manifest their patriotism on 26th January, 15th August and during the cricket match between India and Pakistan
When James Mill periodized the Indian History into Hindu Period, Muslim Period and British period, he not only gave the tool to British to pursue their policy of ‘divide and rule’
On September 26, Mysuru City Police, acting on a tip off, raided a private hotel where a suspected fake University had organised a ceremony to confer honorary doctorates and arrested three persons.
The newspaper boy, clutching his newspapers like diamonds in his hand, shouted, “Vaccine found! Vaccine available!” And people hearing him at the railway station and street outside