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    • Ashes trumps Wimbledon on tradition front
      The notion of the British as stiff upper-lipped traditionalists is an enduring one. It has survived the fact that the nation is a hotbed of counter-culture. It even outlived Keith
      - 6 Jul 15, 5:37am -
    • Too many cooks spoil the broth
      Indian cricket, over the years, has been a subject of debate, with every individual having his own set of opinions in a country that eats, sleeps and drinks cricket. With
      - 2 Jun 15, 5:04am -
    • From doosra to carrom ball to Harbhajan’s flicker
      Cricket is a game unique in nature, just in terms of the changes it goes through every season. No other sport dwells in a battle within a battle as much
      - 26 May 15, 11:36am -
    • Aruna Shanbaug: Made To Live At All Costs
      Can you be alive yet not be living? Aruna Shanbaug can't say because she is dead. She couldn't say when she was alive either. For 42 long years unnatural
      - 18 May 15, 6:36am -
    • Indian Culture Beyond India-1
      "The greatness of a country is measured not by the degree of its affluence but by the quality of people who inhabit it," said Confucius. The quality of people,
      - 18 May 15, 5:45am -
    • Cameron and Modi: Bucking media narratives
      After David Cameron's Conservative party stormed into 10 Downing Street winning a staggering majority in the UK elections - the British media has been forced to eat humble pie, for
      - 15 May 15, 12:59pm -
    • India and China: Who's Carrot, Who's Stick?
      Our experts are comfortable with the idea that India is an emerging power centre, using that notion to largely explain its multi-pronged approach to foreign policy. We think mutual
      - 15 May 15, 2:24am -
    • Because Father Said So
      Shakil Ahmed Khan or 'papa' as I called him was my universe. My safety net. I could jump as high as I wanted and he would always catch me.The man
      - 14 May 15, 9:01am -
    • Centre proposes all work, no play rule for our children
      India's Child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize just a few months back for fighting against child slavery but the Union Government's decision allowing those below
      - 13 May 15, 4:51am -
    • The Salman case: Unshackling crime from punishment
      A single judge bench of the Bombay High Court today suspended Salman Khan's sentence of five years of prison in the 2002 hit-and-run case. The order came 24 hours
      - 8 May 15, 4:39am -
    • Quick bail & no jail for Salman Khan: Setting a bad precedent
      Whatever may be the legal merit of Salman Khan's arguement seeking bail but by granting him bail at a lightning speed and hurriedly suspending his five-year jail term, the Bombay
      - 8 May 15, 1:56am -
    • Section 304-A: Drunk drivers' boon, their victim's bane
      Salman Khan's case is about his alleged drunken state that fateful night. A person driving in an inebriated condition does not have control over the vehicle. And accidents can happen.
      - 7 May 15, 5:31am -
    • India needs to focus on food security for the poorest
      Recently two documents, one by United Nations (1) and another by World Bank (2), have confirmed a bitter truth - India is home to one-third of the world's poorest people.
      - 6 May 15, 12:21pm -
    • Crime - Hit-and-Run; Justice - Hit and Miss
      Quite funny how justice is meted out in courts. I'm talking about hit-and-run cases involving cinema artistes. Here's a queer coincidence involving two hit-and-run cases. When: 1. December
      - 6 May 15, 4:12am -
    • 'Us' and 'Them' Binary and Tabloid Journalism in India
      Tabloidization, like all catch-phrases, is largely misused in the public sphere. British academics coined this word a few decades ago to understand their changed media environment as news broadcasters were
      - 5 May 15, 6:04am -
    • Beyond the Hashtag #GoBackIndianMedia
      The revolution will not be tweeted, said Malcom Gladwell. The so-called disgust for the Indian media in Nepal that triggered a hashtag for about 24 odd hours was certainly not
      - 5 May 15, 3:31am -
    • Walking for what cause?
      One young man who works for a French Consulting firm in UK is fond of marathon Run or Cycling for a cause-events every year. Once he participated in marathon run
      - 4 May 15, 11:24am -
    • Marital rape cannot hide behind Hindu tradition: learn from Nepal
      Minister of state for home, Haribhai P Chaudhary, says in a written answer in the Rajya Sabha: "It is considered that the concept of marital rape, as understood internationally, cannot
      - 30 Apr 15, 8:36am -
    • Living under the weight of Patriarchy
      Namibia. Ghana. Nepal. Zimbabwe. Bolivia. Rwanda. Nicaragua. Sierra Leone. What is the one thing that all of these nations have in common that India is still obstinately lacking? What
      - 30 Apr 15, 7:39am -
    • You gotta win some elections Rahul Gandhi
      Journalist and political party hopper Shahid Siddiqui made me choke when he compared Rahul Gandhi's aggressive posturing against the Modi government post his 2 month leave, to the return of
      - 26 Apr 15, 7:39am -

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      • Radha-Krishna: How Ignorance and Passion have Led to Abusive License On This Relationship!

        Radha-Krishna: How Ignorance and Passion have Led to Abusive License On This Relationship!

        Nothing in spiritual and religious history has been so distorted and abused as the life of Sri Krishna – who has been known as the complete human being within the…The post Radha-Krishna: How Ignorance and Passion have Led to Abusive License On This Relationship! appeared first on Drishtikone.
        - 52 days ago, 5 Apr 17, 11:36pm -
      • Who is the REAL Yogi Adityanath Beyond the Prejudiced Media Narrative?

        Who is the REAL Yogi Adityanath Beyond the Prejudiced Media Narrative?

        For last 35 years, Yasin Ansari has been working hard on construction inside the Gorakhnath Temple.  He has not just been supervising each aspect of the construction work inside the…The post Who is the REAL Yogi Adityanath Beyond the Prejudiced Media Narrative? appeared first on Drishtikone.
        - 67 days ago, 21 Mar 17, 7:51pm -
      • Why Yogi Adityanath was Critically Needed As UP Chief Minister

        Why Yogi Adityanath was Critically Needed As UP Chief Minister

        Secularism in India thrives on make-believe.  It has been very tough for Secular media and politicians to face facts.  They have made minorities the holy cows and mince meat of…The post Why Yogi Adityanath was Critically Needed As UP Chief Minister appeared first on Drishtikone.
        - 69 days ago, 20 Mar 17, 11:10am -
      • Why are Indian Pseudo-Seculars Angry with Modi’s Victory Across Religions and Castes?

        Why are Indian Pseudo-Seculars Angry with Modi’s Victory Across Religions and Castes?

        It was the summer of 1995, when I was sitting on the pavement in front of a tea shop and sipping chai after an entire day of walking around in…The post Why are Indian Pseudo-Seculars Angry with Modi’s Victory Across Religions and Castes? appeared first on Drishtikone.
        - 74 days ago, 15 Mar 17, 12:22am -
      • Why did Irom Sharmila Get Only 90 Votes?

        Why did Irom Sharmila Get Only 90 Votes?

        In early 2015, after the Indian security forces had done operations to arrest PREPAK militants in February and killing militants in the villahe of Hingojang (Senapati district), the militants in…The post Why did Irom Sharmila Get Only 90 Votes? appeared first on Drishtikone.
        - 76 days ago, 12 Mar 17, 9:56pm -
      • 5 Critical Lessons from the 2017 Assembly Election Results!

        5 Critical Lessons from the 2017 Assembly Election Results!

        The 2017 Assembly elections were being followed closely by many and will prove to be an important milestone in the future of governance in Indian politics.  A few things have…The post 5 Critical Lessons from the 2017 Assembly Election Results! appeared first on Drishtikone.
        - 77 days ago, 11 Mar 17, 8:37pm -
      • How Reza Aslan’s Fossilized Belief Couldn’t Handle the Ways of Seeking – CNN Show

        How Reza Aslan’s Fossilized Belief Couldn’t Handle the Ways of Seeking – CNN Show

        Man has always had a fetish for oneupmanship.  Arbitrary moral pegs are merely ways to ensure that fetish of competing thrives.  How can one become Good, if everyone is on…The post How Reza Aslan’s Fossilized Belief Couldn’t Handle the Ways of Seeking – CNN Show appeared first on Drishtikone.
        - 82 days ago, 6 Mar 17, 11:59pm -
      • Unemployment Halves post-Demonetization in India

        Unemployment Halves post-Demonetization in India

        SBI Research using the estimates by BSE and CMIE based on data collected on “employment/unemployment status of all members of 15 years or older from a sample of randomly-selected households”…The post Unemployment Halves post-Demonetization in India appeared first on Drishtikone.
        - 83 days ago, 6 Mar 17, 12:13am -
      • Modi Government’s Massive Solar Energy Push in India

        Modi Government’s Massive Solar Energy Push in India

        Solar power is being pushed strongly in India as an alternative to the fossil fuel options.  Mainly because sun is aplenty all year round in most of the country and…The post Modi Government’s Massive Solar Energy Push in India appeared first on Drishtikone.
        - 83 days ago, 5 Mar 17, 7:57pm -
      • Was Shiva the Adi Yogi or Universal Consciousness?

        Was Shiva the Adi Yogi or Universal Consciousness?

        The understanding of “God” in the Yogic lineage and in Hinduism (its derivative) has never been of a person or entity.   It has always been of the infinite, immanent and…The post Was Shiva the Adi Yogi or Universal Consciousness? appeared first on Drishtikone.
        - 90 days ago, 27 Feb 17, 10:25am -

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