Will political parties—and their units spread over localities—mend their policy of pampering the vanity of the simple-minded masses?
10 Jul 2018
The news about the road connecting Badrinath, Yamunotri and Gangotri is alarming. Can we not draw a soft line between pilgrims and tourists?
29 Jun 2018
A mere prolongation of youth or life, without a radical change of consciousness, is not only futile, but could also prove disastrous
16 Jun 2018
Our leaders, including comrades from the Left, have recently cited the Mahabharata to criticise their opponents. They should re-read the epic
18 May 2018
It is said that Freud destroyed love. Are beauty contests destroying the notions of beauty?
01 May 2018
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