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

    October 3, 2019 12:12 pm Published by

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

  • A Convenient Season for Being a ‘Proud Hindu’

    May 15, 2019 12:30 pm Published by

    VIEWPOINTIn the late 1980s and the early 1990s, the VHP would distribute stickers which became a launching pad for its slogan “»ßü âð ·¤ãô ã× çã‹Îê ãñ´Ð”. Barring the BJP, a few other groups endorsed it, others denounced this slogan... View Article

  • Modi can and need to be trusted, again

    April 15, 2019 3:42 pm Published by

    Since day one of attaining Independence in 1947, the people’s aspirations, dreams and desires have been oscillating like a pendulum from hope and despair. Similarly, from 1977 onwards, India’s polity too has been oscillating like a pendulum from single-party stagnation... View Article

  • Indian brand of  ‘Islam’ is the solution

    April 1, 2019 2:41 pm Published by

    In 2018, 44 militants were killed in the Shopian district in Kashmir. BurhanWani, killed in 2016 also had Shopian connection. The district is prodigious in producing jihadis as well as apples. The district with a population of 2.6 lakhs produces... View Article