A 2-year old memory in the eve of biggest demonetization (& It is not just about currency) and a Brigadier on the nation’s psyche

Message Received and commented. [11/15, 22:14] CHANDRASEKAR A: Found this worth sharing During world war II, Winston Churchill appealed to public of Britain only once to not to buy eggs as these would only be sent to warriors fighting war and since there was already shortage of eggs. Immediately there were long queues of people… Read More A 2-year old memory in the eve of biggest demonetization (& It is not just about currency) and a Brigadier on the nation’s psyche

Five ‘W’s and a ‘H’ – A Reporter’s Dilemma

The most inconvenient question of them all by Deepu Sebastian Edmond The Hindu – Opinion / 2018-11-13 09:35 Often, storytelling is a mechanical process for reporters. If you are particularly lucky, stories appear in your head already told: five Ws and the H all set to meet the printer’s ink. Then, rarely, a story comes… Read More Five ‘W’s and a ‘H’ – A Reporter’s Dilemma

MARIA WIRTH :  Where is ‘extremism’ in India and where in Pakistan?

Where is ‘extremism’ in India and where in Pakistan? How confused, uninformed and maybe mischievous the discourse on religion and extremism has become, was obvious again at the recent General Assembly of the United Nations. A Pakistani diplomat, in his reply to the speech by Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj, lambasted the “unabashed Hindu extremist… Read More MARIA WIRTH :  Where is ‘extremism’ in India and where in Pakistan?

Muslim men help Hindu man perform sister’s last rites

Muslim men help Hindu man perform sister’s last rites MANGALURU: In a rare gesture, a group of Muslim youths helped a Hindu family perform the last rites of a 52-year-old woman who died after suffering a cardiac arrest on Saturday. Bhavani died at Janavasati Colony in Puttur taluk’s Vidyapura. She was not married. Her brother… Read More Muslim men help Hindu man perform sister’s last rites