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...

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...

Unique Identification Number (AADHAAR) – Unique and A Step Forward

There was significant criticism when Indian government announced of creating a multi-purpose unique identity card for each of its residents. Will it be another...

Digital Conundrum: Looking for Neutrality in a Biased World

A plethora of online petitions pile up asking general Indian public to support the cause. They strive for a world where the Internet is neutral...

News Media – No Shackles, Yet Not Free

In the morning yesterday, I was browsing through a newspaper from a leading media brand in India. There was a report on the possibility...

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...

Lord Shiva and His Boons

Indian ancient literature is full of stories where mortals meditate with great perseverance for different gods to get boons. Lord Shiva is ranked the...

Why Turn Indian Coast into Graveyard?

While the debate between two contrasting views of economic development, growth-oriented outlook versus growth with redistribution of wealth, has become a part of our...

Friday Fable May Go beyond Cows

Morning on a Friday is not religious if you are not edified to attend some service. You see, I have not spelt out anything....

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