Friday, 22 November 2019

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  • Running away from pollution is future craze

    November 18, 2019 11:37 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    I got up the other day to full bright sun and azure blue sky with Dhauldhar shimmering in my front. The snow capped peaks were like the image of a clean polished teeth in ads.  when i braced the salubrious... View Article

  • Stranglehold Of Black Money Over Politics In India

    October 30, 2019 12:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Although the spectre of black money has haunted our nation ever since Independence, it was only in 2013-14 that two political parties came forward and promised to strive for its total eradication. While the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) headed by... View Article

  • RCEP:  Death knell for  dairy in India

    October 19, 2019 12:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Government is contemplating to finalise RCEP-FTA (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership -Free Trade Agreement), a trade block which includes China, Australia and New Zealand, apart from 10 ASEAN countries, Japan and South Korea. New Zealand and Australia are negotiating very hard... View Article

  • Unwanted Furore over “Imposing” Hindi & New Traffic Laws 

    October 3, 2019 12:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    It is a stark reality of the politics as practiced in India that the moment anybody, more so if a politician, uses the word Hindu, Hindu way of life and Hindi language, instantly hackles are raised by self-serving politicians, the... View Article

  • Reforming road culture in India

    October 3, 2019 12:08 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    When Minister for roadways announced the penalties of the new legislation on traffic offences there was a great din and even some states refused to honor it. No one thought it was the be all and end all of common... View Article

  • Worlds beyond stars

    September 16, 2019 5:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Famous Urdu poet Ilama Mohammad Iqbal who wrote ‘Sare jahan se achha Hindustan hamara’ also  wrote a beautiful Ghazal Sitaron se aage jahan aur bhi hain, abhi ishq ke imtihan aur bhi hain’. Certinly there are worlds beyond stars and... View Article

  • With Triple Talaq Abolished,  UCC Should Be Next Step

    September 3, 2019 4:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    With the passing of the Triple Talaq Bill, the disgusting practice of instant divorce by uttering the word talaq thrice has effectively been consigned by the Modi 2.0 government to the dustbin of history. The outlawing of talaqe-biddat marks not... View Article

  • Options before doddering Congress

    August 22, 2019 11:10 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Congress  day by day is a sinking ship.It is shuffling between mother and son. Worse situation is that it is unable to get cooperation of opposition parties and that has resulted in passage of three bills in Rajya  Sabha after... View Article

  • ‘Talaq’ without a Social Security

    August 17, 2019 3:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Both Houses of Parliament have approved the “Triple Talaq” Bill.  The new law seeks to criminalise those who in defiance of law still resort to this practice and drive their wife to destitution. I had an opportunity to listen to... View Article

  • How poor are we Indians?

    July 6, 2019 3:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    A woman on Punjab- Rajasthan border puts down her child , who is thirsty and malnourished . She goes to fetch water n heat and sun. When she comes back she finds her child dead.—a news item appeared in current... View Article