Why Droupadi Murmu is important

Her victory symbolises a tribute to all leaders of tribal communities who have always worked hard to uphold the traditions, heritage and identity of the Scheduled Tribes.

20 Jul 2022

Vishwa Guru India: The why and the how

India can set an example of how we can move towards modernity and still save ourselves from mindless Westernisation.

22 Jun 2022

Eight years on, the reasons for Modi govt’s success

While the last-mile delivery of several welfare programmes and schemes is responsible for the Centre’s popularity, the messaging by the PM has also played a key role

26 May 2022

A monument of magnanimity in New Delhi

The setting up of this Sangrahalaya is singularly important considering the fact that as a society we are not famous for properly documenting contemporary history.

29 Apr 2022

Working towards a Lancet for Ayurveda and Yoga

For Ayurveda to blossom globally as one of the most ancient and significant knowledge systems, marrying it to modern medicinal research and documentation systems is a must.

31 Mar 2022

The why and how of civil services reforms

Another important feature of these reforms is loosening the iron grip of IAS on various positions of joint secretaries to the Government of India.

05 Mar 2022

Democratising honours and overcoming colonial shadow

Even after 75 years, the virus of inferiority is afflicting our confidence. The shadow of colonialism is so dark & deep, preventing us from telling world that we won’t dance to tune of global giants.

03 Feb 2022

Rahul and how dynasts distort democracy

Of the 50 political parties with representation in Parliament or assemblies, except a handful like the BJP and Communist parties, all others are dynasty-driven and this is scary

07 Jan 2022

Didi’s dreams will stay that way. Period

Once a young firebrand who courageously challenged the draconian rule of the Communists, sadly today Mamata has failed to write any new chapter in Bengal’s governance history.

08 Dec 2021

India has started to assert its soft power

The impact of colonialist thinking was deep-rooted. But the New India is drawing confidence from its philosophy, traditional knowledge and culture.

10 Nov 2021

70 years after the birth of Jan Sangh

Post-Independence, it was the Congress system that was in place for more than a decade, till the creation of the Bharatiya Jan Sangh, the earlier avatar of the BJP

13 Oct 2021