If one travels through the cities in the Gangetic plains during winters, it is a scene straight out of an apocalypse film. The wheat and paddy fields lay covered in a dim haze.
19 Nov 2022
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
This is not the first time that ritual human sacrifices have taken place in our country, nor is this going to be the last.
21 Oct 2022
We are at the bottom of the list, even among total vehicles per 1,000. Yet, when it comes to accidents, we claim the first rank with 11 percent of global deaths in road accidents.
08 Oct 2022
The four states with the highest incidents of street dog bites are Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, West Bengal and Gujarat. Kerala doesn’t even figure in the top 10 in the number of dog bites...
24 Sep 2022
For many years, we have been waxing eloquent about India’s future demographic dividend that will soon lift us to the ranks of developed nations.
10 Sep 2022
We are a society of hypocrites. Let us not be hypocritical about it.
27 Aug 2022
The honourable Prime Minister of India has asked every Indian to put the Tricolour on their social media profiles and host the National Flag at every home.
13 Aug 2022
The series of student deaths seem to be pointing at a more disturbing trend India is witnessing in recent years. It is slowly turning to be the suicide hotspot of the world.
29 Jul 2022
Yet, the great city has many redeeming qualities spoken about romantically in countless articles, documentaries and books.
16 Jul 2022
Our politicians are determined to give all the horse-traders a complex. Resorts in the western and eastern states are doing brisk business, but other than them, no one else is amused.
02 Jul 2022
A television debate last month has left India red in the face in the international arena.
18 Jun 2022
Article 44 of our Constitution emphasises the need to enact Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in India. However, this has been perhaps the most contentious of all issues in the country.
04 Jun 2022
India was the guest of honour for the book fair that returned after a hiatus of two years and I was one of the delegates chosen by the National Book Trust of India to attend the same.
21 May 2022
India has entered into a new era of politics—the bulldozer era. Recently, there were riots during Ram Navami processions in various Indian cities.
07 May 2022