Manoj Das

Depression in the land of the Gita

Is this the land that gave humanity, thousands of years ago, the secret to transcend depression?

07 Dec 2017

A collective lack of conscience

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

How we can save our children

These days, even students are committing suicide. What lessons can we draw from Ramayana and Bertrand Russell?

07 Oct 2017

What makes suicide bombers tick?

Be it terrorists or ‘Blue Whale’ addicts, studies unambiguously establish that killing oneself does not lead to paradise

08 Sep 2017

Killing a million mocking birds

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

Of godmen and ungodly errors

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

Let’s leave mythology alone

Over the millennia the two epics have inspired innumerable works of literature in every genre.

01 May 2017