What is propagated thereafter, in the name of God, has only one shaping purpose—to promote the interests of the priestly class at the expense of everything else.
19 Nov 2018
What needs to be done, as Socrates said millennia ago, is to ask “Why?”. Why do sex crimes abound and threaten the sanity and cohesion of a society?
07 Nov 2018
I am a ‘Hindu Christian’ in Advani’s scheme of things. The task before me is not to resist a label, but to invest it with spiritual significance.
15 Oct 2018
Religion may or may not be the last resort of a scoundrel, but it is an ideal hiding place for many who answer that description.
22 Sep 2018
The historical fact that cultural nationalism is not native to India, but an early 20th century import from war-demented Europe, has ceased to bother us.
04 Sep 2018
It is superfluous to delve on the massive scale of human suffering in the wake of the recent disaster that paralysed the state of Kerala.
23 Aug 2018
Indian Christian denominations that came under the influence of Eurocentric mission agencies and mindsets internalised the prejudice that non-Christian faiths are domains of ‘darkness and error’.
11 Aug 2018
Of late, the Kerala Christian community has been serially buffeted by tremors of priestly sexual aberrations. Where did the church fail?
16 Jul 2018
At the Nagpur event, the RSS chief spoke about diversity-in-unity while the former prez said unity-in-diversity is the core of India.
15 Jun 2018
If imparting information is the sole purpose of a varsity, it is at risk of becoming obsolete. Good educational resources are available on the web
04 Jun 2018
In the first two years of Modi’s reign, India resounded with the drumbeat of development. Its echoes played prettily on the lips of everyone, even the moonstruck Opposition parties.
12 May 2018
Religious fundamentalism is a throwback to the pre-rational phase of religion. It has a genius for misrepresenting regression as progress
07 May 2018
In an ambience of presumed infallibility in governance, measures and initiatives are failing to deliver. How are we to decode this anomaly?
23 Apr 2018
Celibacy, especially in its institutionalised mode, is unnatural. It turns out to be a breeding ground for sexual perversion
03 Apr 2018
The recent bypoll results do not, in any way, undermine Narendra Modi’s centrality to the political dynamics of this country
20 Mar 2018