• Sep
    19

    The world is in torment. Some blame it on the 20-year passage of Saturn. However, the stars may be in their place, constantly evolving into black holes.

  • Sep
    18

    Day before Onam I was in Kerala. I was invited to unveil a bust of Bapu at the Mahatma Gandhi Cup boat race pavilion on the Pampa River at

  • Sep
    13

    In his book Letters from Russia, Rabindranath Tagore had famously said, “Those who say I will author an epic if I receive a pen of gold are focused on acquiring

  • Sep
    12

    Sometime back there was a major expansion of the Central cabinet. When prime minister had taken over the reins of the government he had focussed on “maximum

  • Sep
    11

    If you are a daily commuter on the roads of bigger cities like Delhi, Chennai or Hyderabad, you would certainly know how commuting time is constantly increasing due to traffic

  • Sep
    08

    In the summer of 1997, 150-plus years of British rule came to an end and the former crown colony Hong Kong was returned to the People’s Republic of China.

  • Sep
    07

    New cohorts of students are now arriving at my university and, of course, I want them to get the most out of their studies. But attitudes to learning have

  • Sep
    06

    A woman persecuted by her husband’s family, for possibly carrying a female foetus, it’s immediate death prophecied by a local astrologer, combines many elements of the hold of tradition in

  • Sep
    04

    In 2014, at an election campaign rally, Rahul Gandhi blamed RSS of killing Gandhi, following which a defamation suit was filed by a RSS functionary against him. Now, Gandhi

  • Aug
    30

    Woody Allen has turned 80. But his energy has not ebbed and his creativity has not dimmed