Society & Politics

2015: The Year of Tussle between Confusion and Aspirations

The year 2015 went like a period of tussle between confusion and aspirations. Be it in India, or in western countries, or even in...

Fighting Culpability with Reason

“Can you deny your culpability?” was the question that a TV anchor asked the gentleman. I shall definitely face hardship if you ask me...

Dealing with the Smallest Prime Number

Once a boy wanted to steal lemons from a lady's garden when she was away on a holiday. The garden was being guarded by...

Odd and Even: Is It a Plan or a Ploy?

I was speaking to my colleague in New Delhi. “I don’t know why these people create a chaos?” He was impatient. “You need to...

Zipping Past 2013 – As I see It

History never moves bare. The story gets draped with swaths of bloody aspirations, hapless hardships, and coloured idealisms that keep all of us busy...

2014: It’s Comedy, through the Whole Year

A year passed by seeing frolics that played in all its grandeur. The year 2014 started at a juncture when world looked beyond conventional...

Jallikattu: Fighting Perception

“An ordinance is needed from Central Government revoking ban on Jallikattu,” cried out a tamely-looking man sitting in the glittering newsroom of a jarring...

One South Asia: Going Forward?

I met a few business and creative people from SAARC countries in New Delhi earlier this week. Everybody was anxious to exude the eagerness for...

Taxation – Beyond Growth and Welfare

State imposes tax. The imposition is systemic. The earnings of capable individuals go to the State’s coffer. In democracies like India, the planning of...

Swiftness of Invasion

“It was the swiftness,” the cab driver remarked when we were engaged in a discussion on the Vikings and their dominance starting from late...

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