December 2017

No Selfies This New Year

  It has been a deeply ingrained habit to wish everyone ‘Happy New Year’ and I confess to enthusiastic participation in this annual ritual for a long time. Increasingly though,…

Trump versus The FBI

The attempt to tease, weave and develop a narrative against President Donald J. Trump over a Russian connection began almost immediately after his victory in November last year. This was…

The Sufi Path To Bliss

  What a relief to be empty! Then God can live your life -Rumi In the chaos that prevails around us, there is a growing feeling of desolation and misery.…

Remaining Peaceful Was Their Choice

  People living now in Yemen’s third largest city, Ta’iz, have endured unimaginable circumstances for the past three years. Civilians fear to go outside lest they be shot by a…

The Poor Can Teach Us

  "He looked up and saw rich people putting their gifts into the treasury; he also saw a poor widow put in two small copper coins. He said, 'Truly I…

RSS Promoting Clash Of Civilizations

  This article is in response to Ashok Swain’s column titled ‘Why does Hindu Diaspora in developed multicultural Countries hate Minorities back Home in India’ published in ‘Outlook’ of 20th…

The Pacifist Cat

I know. I sound anthropomorphic. I am assigning human traits to a cat. However, how would you pose it? Last night, I heard a racket outside of my closed bedroom…

India’s Invisible Water Wizards

  India has long undervalued one of its most precious resources—water—and today the country’s chronic mismanagement of water has led to drought in nearly 2,00,000 villages. According to the World…

Dalit Student Of IIT Kanpur Missing From Campus Since 29th November 2017

Akshay Kamble, an IIT Kanpur third year Computer Science student, hailing from  Badlapur,Maharashtra, has been missing from campus  since November 29, 2017. The 20‐year old dalit student had gone  missing after he reportedly left the campus on 29th to catch a train  for Mumbai. But he did not reach home at the expected time.  His father rushed to IIT Kanpur on 30th. He received almost no help from  the  IIT  administration  in  making  inquiries  about  his  son’s  whereabouts  and  the  circumstances  of  his  stay  on  campus. The  police at Kalyanpur police station refused to lodge an FIR until very  recently …

India’s Failed Food System

  India grows enough food to meet the needs of its entire population, yet is unable to feed millions of them, especially women and children. India ranks 100 in the…

Code

To fall in love outward (Robinson Jeffers) is a major accomplishment in the Great Work of planetary renewal. This is especially significant (and challenging) in a commercialized society possessively enforcing…

Stepping Stones To Change

  Amrullah has a small frame and a soft voice. He used to have a reputation as a fighter and would fight with the rich kids. He'd get angry because…

Ending Hatred

  One of my older friends in India had a now dead father, who was an MD and who worked around twelve hours a day. He saw many patients, but…

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