Demolishing Satire through Violence – A Futile Attempt

January 7. A few cowards barged into the office of the Charlie Hebdo, a satirical weekly magazine in Paris, and threatened the entire world...

Shared Experience with Broadcast Communication

It was a day a decade ago when you would glue to television to hear sermons from a nicely dressed anchor speaking in standard...

Running with To-Dos

When I get up in morning, though a bit late, I scan through my PDA for a sacred list while gulping down some pieces...

The Fate of A Rationalist in Our Tradition of Convenience

If you are reading this, please call yourself a rationalist. Can't you do this small sacrifice when a government representing 112 million people could...

The Asocial Networking by Dhiraj Kumar: Book Review

A significant change in our individual and social behaviors has taken place due to different social networking websites and the larger affinity to share...

Ceremonial Justice of Victory

As I am looking at the broader happenings of today’s international socio-political arena, I am getting increasingly sure that things are happening for worse. With...

Beyond Socialist and Secular Appellations – Let’s Change Yaar!

In India, we crossed a milestone on January 26, as a sovereign democratic republic, or more appropriately, as a sovereign socialist secular democratic republic....

New Adventure of Indian Science – A Foray into History and...

"I have read every word of the Vedas, the Upanishads, ancient epics and other Aryan literature." These words are not mine. These are written by...

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...

Conversion Is Not Bad, Coercion Is.

Recently, a group of self-proclaimed leaders of Hinduism claimed to have converted a few poor Muslim families. It was not very far from New...

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