Cover Stories

Temple vs Tapasya

The negativity of politicising religion has to be countered by the positivity of Rahul Gandhi’s call for tapasya. The country needs politicians who desist from cashing in on the naivety of people.

Dr Suresh Mathew Dr Suresh Mathew
16 Jan 2023

Open letter to Amit Shah: Why Blame the Congress?

The Congress was not even formed when the Muslims were saying their prayers at the Babri Masjid. There is no historical evidence to suggest that a temple was demolished to build the mosque.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
16 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