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

Politics of the Peace Prize

By Ranjit K. Sahu Apart from being the only award conferred on the winners in Oslo, the peace prize is perhaps the only one that can be adorned on a person with no scientific or academic output but with significant contribution to the welfare of people and society. It has […]

October 12, 2014 · 3 comments · Articles

The Scots have Bungled

By Ranjit K. Sahu Economy has been the focus and foundation of many geopolitical decisions in the recent decades and has been seen as the panacea for ailments plaguing the world order and human developments. It is no surprise that it has been “the factor” that prompted slightly more than […]

October 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Articles

The Myth of Religious Neutrality

By Ranjit K. Sahu The concept of religious neutrality  is a misnomer when its real meaning is emphasized. It suffices to say that more often than not it has been coined by people who understand very little of religion, both theirs as well as others. How else do you explain […]

September 28, 2014 · 1 comment · Articles

Thank God Kashmir exists!

By Lakshay Nanda   “Agar firdaus bar roo-e zameen ast, hameen ast-o, hameen ast-o, hameen ast.” “If there is a paradise on earth, it is this, it is this, it is this.” Amir Khusro would have been quite intrigued by the beauty of this place until he had been born in […]

September 14, 2014 · 1 comment · Articles

We Boycott You, Mr. Prime Minister

By Atul Kapoor The grand old Congress party has set yet another precedent making it look more farcical than ever. As if what the party has been doing in recent times wasn’t suicidal enough, now they have taken their preposterous imagination to another level by deciding to boycott the prime […]

August 31, 2014 · 1 comment · Articles

Deconstructing Cultism

By Atul Kapoor So, the big buck guy, Salman Khan, has got yet another blockbuster under his redoubtable belt. His latest flick ‘Kick’ looks all set to kick aside rest of the lot to be the all time biggest grosser at box office. Now, all those who have already participated […]

August 17, 2014 · 3 comments · Articles

A Message on 67th Independence Day of Republic of India

By the Editor  If Considering Asia in particular and may be even on a broader world stage, India’s position, culture, history, military might, people, economy, history is a force to be reckoned with. Even our founding fathers might have never imagined what we have achieved so far, nuclear power, homemade […]

August 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Articles

Commonwealth Shames

By Atul Kapoor Glasgow is bustling with activity these days. The city is hosting the twentieth version of Commonwealth Games (CWG). As many as seventy one nations are participating in the mega sporting event. CWG have a riveting history. The idea was first mooted in 1891by Astley Cooper, an Englishman, […]

August 3, 2014 · 2 comments · Articles

The Painted Peacock

By Lakshay Nanda  It was the onset of monsoon in the Indian capital city New Delhi and the school students were having an opulent time to enjoy the remaining one month of their summer vacations. It is a small incident that occurred a few years ago and it often resurfaces […]

July 27, 2014 · 1 comment · Articles