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

Are Indian MP’s Fit for Clean Chit?

By Prabhakar Kulkarni This is the vital question. Because the need to curb nationwide corruption is keenly felt by people who have voted parliament members with the expectation that newly elected MP’s would be so clean that they would have moral right to check corruption in various government departments at […]

June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Articles

The Meaning Of Life

By Ashwani Shrivastava The meaning of life has been a question of debate and illusion among the philosophers, poets and scholars. Even common people come across these questions. This question is very old yet so pristine… This question has become more profound in the new era then before. Earlier belief […]

June 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Articles


By Rob Harle Religious fundamentalism is a touchy subject both in lay and academic circles. Why this should be so is no mystery, the emotive factors that make fundamentalism an emotionally touchy subject to discuss are inherent in fundamentalism itself. In this essay I explore the root causes of religious […]

May 12, 2014 · 3 comments · Articles

Psychopaths Look Normal—A Case Study

By Dr. Anjali Dewan This is a different type of research study as it entails the study of various aspects of the behavior of a single person. Before I go into the details of the person’s behavioral deviation from the normal, let me explain what psychopaths are. These are persons […]

May 5, 2014 · 4 comments · Articles

Politicization of the Indian Bureaucracy

By Prabhakar Kulkarni The British introduced the system of bureaucracy in our country, which continued in similar spirit and words after Independence. Rulers whether the Congress, alliance or opposition parties have not seriously considered the specific socio-political conditions in our country which needs a system more in public interest than […]

April 28, 2014 · 2 comments · Articles