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Whither Freedom of Expression

By Sudha Dixit I grew up hearing a saying ‘a pen is mightier than sword’. I believed in it too. But the element of terror which has permeated our world through religious fanatics is gaining ground through cultural zealots too. We have seen Satanic Verses, written  by Salman Rushdie being banned […]

January 25, 2015 · 1 comment · Articles

Exploitations in Human History: Raping Women to Plundering Nations

By Ranjit K. Sahu Exploiting the weakness of another fellow human to advance self interests in nothing new or surprising when seen in the context of the history of human civilization and social evolution. Although it is an inherited malice that is deeply ingrained into the thoughts of all creatures […]

January 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Articles

To See Or Not See PK

By Ranjit K. Sahu The year has ended with another uncalled controversy dotting the landscape of Bollywood, the release and theme of PK, the movie of Hirani and Aamir Khan.  There has been much said about the film’s obscure way of belittling Hinduism and promoting relationship between a Pakistani man […]

January 4, 2015 · 1 comment · Articles

Nationalist Went Wrong

By Atul Kapoor Sakshi Maharaj, a BJP MP, in an idyllic conversation with some media person called Nathuram Godse, assassin of Mahatma Gandhi, a ‘nationalist’ thus making invitation to his nemesis in the Indian parliament which is fast becoming an ‘abode’ for, and just for, political correctness. Amidst the flurry […]

December 28, 2014 · 2 comments · Articles

Rapes Of The Primetime

By Atul Kapoor Few days back another rape incidence rocked our national capital. The news obviously became sensation in no time as it was no ‘ordinary rape’. It was after all committed in ‘Delhi’ so it was somewhat ‘greater rape’ that demanded enviable media coverage when compared to ‘lesser rapes’ […]

December 21, 2014 · 2 comments · Articles

Sanskrit: The Language for the Indian Youth Emancipation

By Ranjit K Sahu The Times of India survey has brought forth some facts and figures about the acceptability of Sanskrit in the contemporary Indian society as a language. The survey however speaks more about the Indian psyche than the language or its relevance. The facts that parents were surveyed […]

November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Articles

Environment Consciousness: The Missing Ingredient in the Indian Youth Upbringing

By Ranjit K. Sahu The point of the industrial revolution in the timeline of human civilization is a critical indicator of how the requirement for mass production has sunk into the domain of greed in the human mind. While the earliest idea behind such mechanization was a problem solving one […]

November 23, 2014 · 1 comment · Articles

KITCH OF LOVE

By Atul Kapoor The perpetrators of ‘blotch busters’ like ‘Pink Chaddi’ and ‘Slut Walk’ campaigns have returned with yet another showcase, this time in the name of ‘Kiss of Love’. The latest campaign is touted to be some kind of an uprising against the enormities of the moral police. This […]

November 23, 2014 · 2 comments · Articles

Youth in Politics: The Need Not the Bane

By Ranjit K. Sahu The recent series of elections in the biggest democracy of the world have brought in a sea change in the political scenario of not only the nation but in the world stage when examined in the context of the renouncing of old concepts and ushering newer […]

October 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Articles

Twisting The Saying Aiyer Style

By Ranjit K. Sahu What began as an illustrious political career for Shri Mani Shankar Aiyer has been gradually turning into a tragedy for both him and the congress party. His personal knowledge not ignored, his recent writings especially on NDTV reflect his adherence to the obsolete concepts that would […]

October 19, 2014 · 1 comment · Articles