Cover Stories

India and Israel: Reflection of the World Today

It is no secret that democracy has been on the decline worldwide. The steady regression of global freedom for the last 19 years casts a shadow over the very essence of democracy.

Fr. Gaurav Nair Fr. Gaurav Nair
15 Apr 2024

Saffron Replaces Khaki: Hindu Rashtra in the Making

While the rest of the world embraces secular values, in India, unofficial "moral police" enforce cultural norms, even adopting attire akin to religious figures.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
15 Apr 2024


In the last couple of decades, we have seen the rapid rise of many Godmen. They also had a social presence earlier, but their social influence and political clout have been frightening lately.

Ram Puniyani Ram Puniyani
15 Apr 2024

Six months into the war in Gaza, Israel revels in having murdered 33,000 plus Palestinians including 16,000 children.

P. A. Chacko P. A. Chacko
15 Apr 2024

This article deals with the status of Arab Christians in Israel and the several challenges faced by them as minorities.

Dr. Minakshi Sardar Dr. Minakshi Sardar
15 Apr 2024

Indian democracy lies in a pathetic state of total paralysis in Manipur, with lawlessness and anarchy reigning for nearly a year over the northeastern state with a population of a mere 37 lakhs.

Anto Akkara Anto Akkara
15 Apr 2024

Telling blatant lies has become very common among the political leaders in India. It is disgusting to see that the media, which is expected to function as a watchdog in a democracy

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
15 Apr 2024

This is an alarmist headline—it is meant to be. It is partly inspired by Fredrick Forsythe's novel Dogs of War, written 70 years ago.

Chhotebhai Chhotebhai
15 Apr 2024

By the end of the mega-election year of 2024, on the grand stage of democracy, over 60 countries and nearly 4 billion people, encompassing almost half of the global population

Sacaria Joseph Sacaria Joseph
15 Apr 2024

Getting up early at 4.30 a.m., I rushed to the Raipur railway station to catch my train. I browsed through my mobile at the station to see

F. M. Britto F. M. Britto
15 Apr 2024

Punjab is a beautiful state with wonderful people. I'd planned to visit the Golden Temple and Jallianwala Bagh

Robert Clements Robert Clements
15 Apr 2024