Leaving junk food market unregulated is making us a sick nation
It illustrates the slowness with which regulatory authorities acted in the case of harmful tobacco.
25 May 2023
Restore ancient cities with a sense of tradition, aesthetics
I was in the temple town of Ayodhya for a literature festival last week and had the good fortune of soaking into its vibes for three days, and what a hue of vibes it has.
15 Apr 2023
Defamation cases in India should cease to be criminal offence
Regardless of the technical merits of the case, it gives a message that India is not evolving as a mature democracy, but regressing.
31 Mar 2023
Many Brahmapurams waiting to explode if we don’t learn to manage waste
India is a country of 140 crore people, but it has failed to get the basics right when it comes to waste management. Kochi’s Brahmapuram waste treatment plant disaster is a case in point.
18 Mar 2023
Keeping tradition in mind, redefine secularism in Indian terms
British coins feature the queen’s likeness and letters in Latin that stand for ‘By the Grace of God, King and Defender of the Faith’.
04 Mar 2023
Equal opportunity, not freebies, will save the poor
The minimum wages in every sector need to be reworked to a higher level. This will hurt the middle-class pockets more, but it will stop us from exploiting the destitute.
22 Jan 2023
No one wins when willing to lose it all for that elusive life
The earth has made another rotation around the sun. A random day in the middle of the winter that does not herald any change in weather or anything else is celebrated with considerable fanfare.
07 Jan 2023
Young and jobless: Why Indian education needs a revolution
The same irony can be seen in the job markets too. India is booming with start-ups, generating lakhs of jobs every month, while unemployment touches record levels.
03 Dec 2022
In theatre of the absurd, life and corruption go as usual
When was the last time any prominent ruling party politician of any state or Central ministry resigned on moral grounds, let alone was tried and convicted for corruption?
05 Nov 2022
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.
17 Feb 2018
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test