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India Needs a ‘Romero’ Today!

This year, 24 March, is pregnant with meaning! For a large percentage of Indians, it is ‘Holika Dahan’, the start of the great festival of Holi! For most Christians, it…

Khalid Hussain, A wandering Yogi

          The acclaimed script writer , popular poet and nice person of  Pakistan Television Industry Khalil ur Rehman Qamar possesses the intellectual awareness and creative individuality.He is known for his…

E. P. Thompson at 100

On the 3rd of February 2024, the late E. P. Thompson who was the seminal intellectual and historian on social struggle would have turned 100 years old. For decades, his insightful and illuminating…

Remembering  John  Pilger

When  I  read  the  news  of  the  passing  away  of  John  Pilger  on  December  30  last  year,  I  remembered   a  wonderful  evening  that  I  spent  with  him  some  forty  years …

What Daniel Ellsberg Knew About Doomsday

Top American officials in the “national security” establishment are notably good at smooth rhetoric and convenient silences. Their scant regard for truth or human life has changed remarkably little since…

The Cradle of Humanity

What reading Georges Bataille could teach you about the birth of art—and of humanity. Why should we explore caves and excavate fossils? Why should we seek more information about our…

Did Birsa Munda die in vain?

Birsa Munda, born on November 15, 1875 in Ulihatu village (present Jharkhand) in British times, died mysteriously – reportedly of cholera, but likely poisoned – as an undertrial in Ranchi…

Dr.K.S.Sharma Turns 90

  Dr.K.S. Sharma’s 90th Birthday is being organized jointly by Dr.K.S. Sharma 90th Birthday Committee,  Sanjeevini Ayurvedic Medical College and Sharma Educational Institutions on 30th September 2023 at 11-30 a.m.…

Adieu, Amma!

My Amma (Malayalam word for Mother) passed away on August 22, 2023 at 3.10 AM. It is always difficult  to deal with the passing of a parent, that too one’s…

Remembering Dr. C. Thankam

Dr.Thankam Sharma whom we used to call as Amma (mother), had been really a mother to many youngsters other than her four children. Yes, it was her children especially  Santhi…

Chinar Man of Kashmir

  To exist as a nation, to prosper as a state, to live as a people, we must have trees.” - Theodore Roosevelt In the times, when trees are being cut…

Sanjoy Ghose: My Unmet Mentor

Never in my life of 22 years I had heard of Sanjoy Ghose. In 2011, while pursuing master's degree through distance learning, I actively searched for job opportunities in the…

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