Archive for January, 2016

Bose’s Disappearance: The Necessity of Complete Disclosure of the Truth

By Ranjit K. Sahu It is easy to spin any number of conspiracy theories and implicate any number of politicians and government officials of the past and present for the secrecy behind the actual information of Netaji Subhash Chanda Bose. However, it is now more than ever necessary to bring […]

January 30, 2016 · 1 comment · Articles

Right to Grow: The Case of Children in Orphanages

By The Editor: Siddharth Sehgal These days we hear women protesting to get their right to worship equally with men at different temples and mosques around the country. Well, it’s a good start and if women groups keep their efforts persistent, who knows their prayers might be heard sooner than […]

January 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Articles

गया वक़्त

वो   पशेमाँ   है  मगर   क्या  फ़ायदा खोये   लम्हें   लौट  कर  आते   नहीं इतने  गहरे ज़ख़्म  दिल  पर  खाये  हैं कुछ  भी कर  लो पर  निशाँ जाते  नहीं ऐसे   भी  कुछ  लोग  हैं  जो  उम्र  भर संग  रहें  पर  दोस्त  बन   पाते  नहीं क्यों   हुआ , कैसे   हुआ  ये  हादसा इन  […]

January 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

The Glass Jar

Crashed, it splashed on the floor It cracked something inside me; Sorrowfully I stared at the bits of glass That seemed to give a vacant cry, “Why were you so careless?” “Couldn’t you handle me with care?” I stared, and stared and stared, A blank drew me apart     […]

January 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry


अब  मै  शायद  कभी तुम्हारे  द्वार  ना  आऊँ अब  ना  राह  में  मेरी तुम  भी  दीप  जलाना जिसने  हो  वर  लिया  तिमिर  को उसे  ज्योति  की  छलना  से  क्या जिसने  मरु  को  स्वयं  चुना  हो उसे   भ्रांत   मृगतृष्णा   से   क्या मैने   अपना    ढूंढ   लिया भूला     तप    का    पथ तुम   अब   […]

January 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry


On Our Papa’s Passing Away Day by day, he struggled To keep himself alert His health gave way gradually He saw visions we did not see. The brightness of the day receded Far, far into the wild He probably was aware The sun would soon set, not rise Darkness would […]

January 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

Startup and Suicide

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal Prime Minister Narendra Modi commendably launched Startup India last week. It was a much awaited move to foster entrepreneurial growth in the country. Promising and necessary steps were taken so that bureaucracy can give way to innovation but this promising initiative was eclipsed by the […]

January 24, 2016 · 1 comment · Editorial

Mathura Vrindaban

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January 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Thousand Words

आज हमने

आज   हमने   तूलिका   से   स्वप्न   की दर्द  के  रंग  में  हृदय  को  रंग  लिया  है        सान्ध्य  के  आकाश  पर  रंगीन  बादल        और   क्रमशः  सृष्टि  पर   छाता  अँधेरा        ज्यों  किसी  के  जलभरे  आरक्त  दृग  से        बह  गया  पिछले  प्रहर  का  क्षुधित  काजल इसलिए   विश्वास   की   पतवार  ले   […]

January 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Poetry

An Odyssey of Odd Even

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal The recently ended scheme of odd even in Delhi showed us all that things can change, people and authorities can come together if the change is desperately needed.  Though dip in pollution level is being hotly debated by some environmental experts and scientists but the […]

January 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Editorial