Sita, for whom a shrine and an university are to be constructed from April 24 in Bihar,
is a largely misunderstood figure
20 Apr 2018
We have abolished royalty and feudalism, but we yearn for them. Gold crowns and victory processions are common in our democracy
27 Mar 2018
The medical discipline must not abdicate its divine duty, for we are yet to fully comprehend the mystery of life
14 Mar 2018
The professor threw the newspaper down with force. “What’s the matter?” I asked.
02 Mar 2018
To explore a myth is not to endorse it, but to probe its core. The Indian Science Congress should not shy away from this topic
06 Feb 2018
Both the child and the grown-up embraced the spirit of Christmas earlier. But recently its quiet old essence has been hardly felt
21 Dec 2017
Is this the land that gave humanity, thousands of years ago, the secret to transcend depression?
07 Dec 2017
Armed as we are with our right to freedom of creativity, we ought to ask what the motive is behind altering the basic nature of a legend
19 Nov 2017
A woman lying on a pavement is raped in broad daylight. Instead of helping her, people even film the crime. What’s happening to India?
03 Nov 2017
These days, even students are committing suicide. What lessons can we draw from Ramayana and Bertrand Russell?
07 Oct 2017
Be it terrorists or ‘Blue Whale’ addicts, studies unambiguously establish that killing oneself does not lead to paradise
08 Sep 2017
The reason behind Beijing’s muscle-flexing at the Indian border is the idiosyncratic will of a single powerful leader
08 Aug 2017
It was a pleasant drive along a road connecting two distant towns, cutting through unending stretches of green fields overlooking a lake.
18 Jul 2017
As the Valley boils again the author recalls a more peaceful time when inquisitive youngsters, not stonepelters ruled
29 Jun 2017
We run to a miracle man motivated by curiosity or to harness his power. Is it okay to brand these gods as frauds?
30 May 2017