June 13, 2018

The handshake that shook the world!

The much-publicised meeting between the US President Donald Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un did take place in Singapore yesterday, after a virtual […]
June 8, 2018

Status, what is?

Men, from time immemorial, have tried to stand out in their outlandish quest to be outstanding. In the 16-17 centuries possessing pineapples were a status symbol […]
May 31, 2018

I didn’t tell you so!

The results of the by-polls held in several states have thrown no surprise. Save Palghar Lok Sabha seat in Maharashtra and Tharali Assembly seat in Uttarakhand, […]
May 28, 2018

By death she conquered!

The fiercely Catholic Ireland barred divorce, same-sex marriage until three decades ago. If contraceptive sales were banned, so were abortions, even if meant endangerment of the […]
May 23, 2018

Who lost?

Who lost? The protests at Vedanta’s Sterlite Copper Smelting Unit in Tuticorin took 11 lives yesterday throwing up questions at the inadequate crowd control training of […]
May 19, 2018

Lessons to be learnt!

1) The wisdom of the people on their pattern of voting, mainly on caste lines, is divisive and harmful to the nation 2) There is lack […]
May 19, 2018

When the clock strikes 4!

Indian politics continues to throw surprises as well as tantrums, as each passing day we witness bizarre tweaks the constitution authors may have never contemplated. The […]
May 17, 2018

The shortest 24 hours!

The shortest 24 hours! No drama can have an eternal thrill like politics and the scenes in Karnataka are no exception. The hair-raising fight scenes had […]
May 16, 2018

Over to the Governor!

The posts of state governors periodically assume great significance, which otherwise is a wastage of country’s meagre financial resources. With citizens and elected representatives knocking on […]