विपक्ष की समुचित भूमिका क्या होनी चाहिये?

विपक्ष की समुचित भूमिका क्या होनी चाहिये-सिर्फ विरोध करना । सत्ता पक्ष के किसी भी योजना का डटकर विरोध करना,उसके किसी भी कार्यक्रम में...

Tamil Nadu and the politics of Prohibition

The biggest news to come out of Tamil Nadu over the last few days has been a vociferous call for alcohol prohibition by opposition...

Of Hope, Trust and Faith

Benjamin Parker in his legendary Spiderman movies says, "With great power comes great responsibility". I think our public figures must watch Spiderman more often. Probably...

Partition of India-An untold tale

In 1947, an English lawyer who had never been to India and probably knew nothing of its history, geography and people, drew a line...

Our history needs Saffronization!

History belongs to the victors, they say. To put it even better, History belongs to the rulers. Those who rule, interpret history and then...

Maratha history- A regicide

The mighty Maratha empire was now already tottering. Still smarting from the vicious defeat at the hands of the Afghans at Panipat, the Marathas...

Neutrality is overrated

I'm going to start this article with a controversial statement: Neutrality, of any kind, is overrated. It does not exist, and anybody claiming to...

Marriage equality in the US and lessons for India

Probably the biggest news to come out of the US the past few days, has been the landmark judgement by the US Superme Court...

Ravana talks about democracy and how petty people can be

“Tell me O great scholar, the son of Vishrawa, the quintessence of Wisdom…Tell me more about good governance” Said Lakshman, with folded hands.The vast...

IT benefit for card payments: Gamechanger?

An interesting news that broke out yesterday was that of the Union Govt. mulling over an idea that would offer IT benefit for card...

Who cares!

“Do you really care about anything that is happening around, as you remain silent most of the times?” asked the inquisitive student to the...

Bon Voyage…

Those days I was getting exceedingly frustrated. I was not starving, had branded clothes in my wardrobe, girls liked me somehow and my bosses...