Robbing the Public the DMRC Way

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal When I started commuting Delhi Metro from Tagore Garden to Botanical Garden, I paid Rs. 32 for a one way trip that seemed reasonable. Then it costed me Rs. 36 which I thought may be fair for a system carrying the burden of so many […]

October 15, 2017 · 3 comments · Editorial

The Risk of Rohingya

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal In Rakhine, some villages in Mungdaw area which were home to hundreds of Hindu families in Myanmar have only left with deserted homes and mass graves. Though Burmese army has exhumed 47 bodies, authorities fear many more have been murdered in cold blood and buried […]

October 1, 2017 · 1 comment · Editorial

Let’s Make Our Schools Safe

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal For us in India it’s a sort of status symbol for parents to send their kids to elite schools with names that conveys the hefty fee they can afford to pay. But the death of seven years old Pradumn at Ryan International School has brought […]

September 17, 2017 · 2 comments · Editorial

Gauri Lankesh Death: Searching for the Truth, Among the Living & the Dead

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal As the Afghan proverb goes “there are no good men among the living, no bad ones among the dead”. The Kannad Journalist Gauri Lankesh’s murder has generated a tremendous media storm all over the country. Though killing of a journalist is undoubtedly a condemnable act […]

September 10, 2017 · 0 comments · Editorial

Religion & Politics: If not Separation then Accountability

By The Editor: Siddharth Sehgal As per the Indian or if I may say Hindu tradition, when someone takes the path of renunciation or “sannyas” they have to leave behind worldly duties, though in a sense a renunciant accepts the world as his family but the focus turns spiritual in […]

September 3, 2017 · 1 comment · Editorial

Setting the Example

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal This week a lot of examples were set in our country that’d be remembered for a long time to come. Supreme Court gave Muslim women their long overdue rights, privacy became a fundamental right and baba of bling was found guilty of assault and rape. […]

August 27, 2017 · 1 comment · Editorial

Gorakhpur: The Bureaucracy that Devoured 60 Lives

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal It is sometimes surprising that we see cases of lost lives in our country in government hospitals simply due to the fact that they didn’t seemed valuable, I know the medical services in government sector are severely underfunded, understaffed and riddled with corruption but that […]

August 20, 2017 · 1 comment · Editorial

The Red Hell in God’s Own Country

By the Editor: Siddharth Sehgal Kerala, a state endowed with the natural beauty and bounty, famous for its rich heritage, culture and one of the few states in the country with very high education ratio is now famous for the blood bath which is becoming a new norm in the […]

August 13, 2017 · 5 comments · Editorial

An Appeal for the Festival Season

Dear Reader, As we are moving towards festival season, families and individuals will start shopping for the festivities. From small items like lamps, decorations and fire crackers to expensive stuff like cell phones, laptops etc. will be on the shopping list. We might not know it but we bring a […]

August 6, 2017 · 1 comment · Editorial

The Chanakya Niti of “Nitish Kumar”

By The Editor: Siddharth Sehgal Nitish Kumar aptly fits the term “The cunning fox”, its relevant not only because of his cunningness but also because a fox has many entrances to its hole and Nitish Kumar surely knows his way to the power. Kumar is also smart in the way […]

July 30, 2017 · 0 comments · Editorial