The first to demand unqualified freedom for India, he then sought to free humanity from its bondage to primeval ignorance. A birth anniversary tribute
15 Aug 2018
Illegitimate factories and legitimate developmental and constructional activities producing noise are only inconveniences.
26 Jul 2018
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
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
Is this the land that gave humanity, thousands of years ago, the secret to transcend depression?
07 Dec 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
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
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
Over the millennia the two epics have inspired innumerable works of literature in every genre.
01 May 2017