An Unfortunate Political Regime in Our Neighbourhood

Pakistan has been notoriously peace agnostic since its inception. It has adopted guerrilla warfare against its neighbours, outrageous religious doctrine against its own people,...

As Those Turn into Children’s Stories

Deluge that brings scarcity cannot be welcome. But this will not stop the inflow if we do not have a plan to moderate it,...

Dilemma of Both Eating and Sleeping Well

They yell many a time - “You tell if you seek To sleep well and remain sublime, Or to barge into hall and eat well all week.” The...

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...

Middle East Today: Failing States and Disparate Interests

The Middle East is always discernible amid the plashes of history that go beyond one continent. It was religion since early times; then commerce...

Destroying History with Symbolism – Anchoring on Kasab Now

Each time we read history, we wonder about personalities which have been made to look as per a perspective, and most of the times,...

Mahanadi’s Anshupa in Steady Decay

Going upstream on the left side of the river Mahanadi from the outskirt of Bhubaneswar, be a speedster or a trekker or even an...

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...

Intolerance Is No Way

Each parley has its virtue in a democracy, and demands tolerance and equitable living of opposing thoughts and ideas. Intolerance leaves the entire nation...

Brexit – Beyond Britain and the Whole of Europe

The democratic and independent-minded British decided to honour their own currency, own trade, and above all, their own border. In fact, 23 June 2016...

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