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

Letter To A Sachin Tendulkar’s Fan From Maria Sharapova

By Atul Kapoor Dear Enthusiast from India, Please bear with me even if you find the undertone of what I am about to state is unapologetic. Your entire diatribe that had so unrelentingly occupied a great chunk of media space for last couple of days does not inspire me to concede […]

July 20, 2014 · 5 comments · Articles

Knots for Success

By Manisha Gupta The other day I was watching the popular TV serial –CID on SONY. Suddenly one of the members of the CID team, Daya, had to climb up a building to go after the culprit. He quickly took out his rope and flung its hooked end onto the […]

July 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Articles

The Beautiful Game

By Atul Kapoor Has India, as if by an invisible hand of God, transformed into a land of Football buffs overnight? Who infused such a seemingly indelible spirit into the psyche of otherwise preoccupied nation that till now was soporific to the nitty-gritty of this most popular sport on earth? […]

July 6, 2014 · 3 comments · Articles

The Beauty of a Transgender Person

By Fiza Pathan Many people wondered why I wrote the story ‘Flesh of Flesh’ especially my family members. They found it difficult to accept in the beginning, that their daughter had written a story about a transgender child──a child who was rejected by her family, but then in the end […]

June 16, 2014 · 6 comments · Articles

Ein Feld Unerforschten: German Poetry Of the Great War

By Pianki Roy Come 28 July 2014, the world would be commemorating the passage of a century since the beginning of the First World War (1914-18) with Austria-Hungary attacking Serbia – an action which would lead to a global confrontation culminating in the annihilation of 18 million people. With remembrances […]

June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Articles