January 24, 2019

Mythoscience!

Even as we launched Mangalayan, the probe on 5 Nov 2013, which began orbiting Mars 24 Sept 2014, as a country we have not slowed down […]
January 19, 2019

The Unite India Rally of Mamata di!

Exactly a week after Mayavati and Akhilesh Yadav stitched up an alliance to take on BJP, nee Modi, Mamata Banerjee, the firebrand CM of West Bengal […]
January 17, 2019

To my new friends on Facebook!

Think of abject poverty, and you have only a cent, and you insert it into a jukebox, which spills endless heaps of coins. My situation was […]
January 9, 2019

The Madarasi Canteen and other stories!

Preservation of heritage need not confine only to old edifices but more importantly should include attires, customs, including food and other habits. The beauty of the […]
January 3, 2019

Kerala, the torn state!

Ayyappa, the eternal celibate god of the Hindus is ensconced in the dense hilly forest of Sabarimala, Kerala. Women of active menstrual cycles, between ten and […]
December 30, 2018

Will Modi win in 2019?

The year 2018 is ending with no much comfort to the NDA, which has tasted a series of reversals in many state elections. The year to […]
December 28, 2018

Mamata’s masterstroke!

Darjeeling is the crown of West Bengal, ignored for long many decades. The district, associated with the world-famous tea suffered in the wake of successive disturbances […]
December 18, 2018

Jobs, Jobs and Jobs!

In my several earlier posts, I had written on the importance to create jobs. I remember two – ‘Blue-collared, the new vote bank posted on 23 […]
December 16, 2018

Trauma of the Indian manufacturing sector!

Revenue generated for the country by trade is by three sectors, Agriculture, Manufacturing and Services. India’s agricultural industry has seen no substantial growth ever since the […]