Ashwini Kumar Rath

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A series of blog posts on various topics that include science, technologies, business, society, nature among others.

Undemocratic Coup in a Democracy

1 AM IST. I was at the fag end of my work hour before stretching myself on the bed. As usual, I checked a couple of Twitter handles for news - you know, news channels or news websites are a bunch of liars these days.

Jan 8, 2021

2020 - The Year that Reflected the Ills within Us

‘Fate took over’ if I have to describe how the year 2020 went past us. Coronavirus was already banging at the door, loud and clear when governments around the globe were celebrating their medieval power-gimmicks and went deaf.

Is Laxman's Common Man Dead?

When I was in school, I remember waiting daily for the cartoon strips of R K Laxman in the Times of India. The character showed a little man with no influence in the society, perhaps not far from his home or neighbourhood. Certainly, the man was no leader.

Coronavirus - Panic in Thin Air

As the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 or nCoV is in the process of spreading its wings across continents, there seems a significant gap between the information received and the reality.

Light Inner Mettle - A Happy Deepavali!

In a short poem, I offer heaps of wishes for all on the occasion with a perspective.

Two Years of GST - Align Business Process with Taxation

Two years have passed since the implementation of GST in India. It was a promise of tax reform pending through almost a decade.

Thermal Fluctuations and Collective Modes in Strongly Coupled Dusty (SCD) Plasmas

Like every system, dusty plasma exhibits spontaneous molecular fluctuations at finite temperature. It also supports different types of collective modes excited externally.
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