Manoj Das

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

‘How could China do this to us?’

The reason behind Beijing’s muscle-flexing at the Indian border is the idiosyncratic will of a single powerful leader

08 Aug 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

The sane and silent Kashmir

As the Valley boils again the author recalls a more peaceful time when inquisitive youngsters, not stonepelters ruled

29 Jun 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