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Unity in Hinduism was Achieved by Accepting and Assimilating Differences

There is a beautiful legend I had heard in my childhood. Melpathur Narayana Bhattathiri was an erudite Sanskrit scholar of medieval Kerala.

18 hours ago

Water Signs: Where You Should Travel in 2018

For relaxation Cancerians need water and tranquillity. They do not like group trips as they often get overwhelmed by too many strange faces.

10 Feb 2018

Honour the Democratic Indian, Not Royalty
 

On history’s door, opportunism knocks more than once. Queens are in the news, whether it be Padmavati or Rani Lakshmibai. In a country where the Privy Purse that gave tax-free money to royals was abol

10 Feb 2018

Knocking on the Wrong Doors for Justice

Four senior judges of the Supreme Court (J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan Lokur and Kurien Joseph) created a history of sorts when they held a press conference to hold Chief Justice Dipak Misra

10 Feb 2018

No Crunch Please, We are Women

Are you the kind of person who likes to noisily tear open a bag of chips and wolf down its contents, enthusiastically crunching each wafer and licking the leftover masala off your fingers and, sometim

10 Feb 2018

Budget Confronts Challenges in Education

Challenges in education are on the rise, both in measure and magnitude. Amongst these, references are invariably made of the severe deficiencies in infrastructure support and the inadequacy of professionally equipped manpower across the board.

10 Feb 2018

The Soil of India Alone could Sustain and Water the Experiment of Auroville

It was an age when the Cold War raged dividing the world into power blocs, with global equations and relations often on tethers and on the verge of a grand clash, when young minds across the globe

10 Feb 2018

Air signs: Where you should travel in 2018

They prefer the holidays that offer them variety without a scope of getting bored.

03 Feb 2018

Treat criminals as they are. not as civilians.

Finding a political solution to Kashmir is the holy grail of Indian politics.

03 Feb 2018

‘Hurt sentiments’ not a privilege of one caste

It seems that words, barbed or sugar-coated, are irrelevant in these dark times when goons—apparently enjoying the protection of governments—can terrorise innocent schoolkids.

03 Feb 2018

Asean: the right way ahead for India

Few diplomatic events in India in recent days have received as much international attention as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitations to the 10 ASEAN Heads of Government, as Chief Guests, during I

03 Feb 2018

If one needs weapons to defend an idea, it is not even worth protecting

Thiruvilaiyadal Puranam that is enacted in the Madurai Meenakshi Temple during the Meenakshi Sundareswarar temple festival talks about this wonderful story that became popular across South India owing

03 Feb 2018

Tracking happiness no laughing matter

Morning breaks with WhatsApp greetings, seeking to spread love, wellness, and cheer.

03 Feb 2018

Grow up Trump. you make a mockery of yourself.

The White House buzz this week was that Donald Trump mimics the accent of Narendra Modi; the man he tweets is his friend

27 Jan 2018

Fun and games in solemn forbidding atmosphere

Courts are regarded as temples of justice where proceedings are conducted in a solemn forbidding atmosphere.

27 Jan 2018

AICTE needs to better its understanding

In a recipe for vegetable peas pulav, the instructions were very clear to boil the vegetables and peas separately, prepare spices separately and finally mix them with boiled rice for a good balance in

27 Jan 2018

Are we doing enough at the LoC? and, does the country know the real situation?

Public perception about the events at the Line of Control (LoC) and international border (IB) in the state of Jammu and Kashmir remains vague.

27 Jan 2018

When it comes to memory, no pain, only gain

A stray comment that injures our pride leaves us fuming for weeks. We sob over a broken heart for months, even years.

27 Jan 2018

Fire Signs: Where you should Travel in 2018

They may face some sense of frustration this year. So, they should not hesitate in going on a trip they have been planning for quite some time.

20 Jan 2018

Right Should Find Its Underdog to Face Liberals

The historical truth is that in the war for human dignity, the victims are the true heroes. Martyrs are born in death.

20 Jan 2018

Do Not Despair. India is Reinventing Itself.

If you are an avid watcher of Indian news soap opera, a keen follower of elitist columnists, politicians in the Opposition or a BJP leader starved of Modi’s favours, you may wonder if it is worth wait

20 Jan 2018