Compare the faith healers with our health workers. The latter risk their life for others, undeterred even by sporadic eruptions of ingratitude from the very people they serve
20 Apr 2020
On occasions like this, it could help to recall how such calamities were faced in the past
01 Apr 2020
The lust to abuse human beings as tools stems from the mindset of power that rejects love, which is the spiritual element in us
21 Mar 2020
The sentimental task is to bemoan the mammoth human suffering inflicted. The ethical task is to map its subterranean roots.
08 Mar 2020
If Modi is truly invincible, he should be so not only in parliamentary polls but also in state elections. That is clearly not the case. What does this mean?
11 Feb 2020
JNU signals a worrisome pathology.Violence as the medium of argument is unacceptable anywhere
14 Jan 2020
The oppressiveness of organised religion draws its legitimacy from man-made rules and customs, which are dishonestly attributed to God for stamping them with legitimacy.
08 Dec 2019
As the apex court is set to deliver its judgment today, India is on the cusp—a time pregnant with expectancy and its country-cousin, anxiety
09 Nov 2019
Civilization, as Will Durant documents, involves a transcendence of the tribal way of life in which tribe-against-tribe was the norm.
03 Nov 2019
If there is a crime worse than raping defenseless nuns, it is hounding those who, out of spiritual sensitivity, dare to stand by their spiritual sisters
22 Oct 2019
Unity in diversity is the irreducible logic of life. Uniformity is its contradiction, necessarily attended by disastrous consequences
12 Oct 2019
The historical fact that cultural nationalism is not native to India, but an early 20th century import from war-demented Europe, has ceased to bother us.
04 Sep 2018
The bullet train project, we are told, involves technology transfer. But will it involve culture transfer as well?
12 Oct 2017
HRD Minister Javadekar’s remark that research was not mandatory for college teachers’ promotions is a step backward
12 Aug 2017