Nirbhaya – Reform the system

NIRBHAYA We have become a culture to heave a sigh of relief when some correct thing happens “at last.” How our country promotes the rights of criminals better than the rights of the affected and rights of the law abiding citizens. I do not think you and I are given as many chances to fight … Continue reading Nirbhaya – Reform the system

Power of Social Media – a good example of its benefits

THIS IS NOT AN ADVERTISEMENT. Here I am just recording a set of lively to-the-point discussions passionately made about the subject of a class on energy, I came across in Facebook. I have just copied the words and not the names. *I just wonder about the series of comments which show that the readers are … Continue reading Power of Social Media – a good example of its benefits

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

Plight of senior citizens in India

Senior citizens have never been protected by the Government as a class in India. Except for a few concessions given as welfare measures like concession in Rail tickets, concession bus tickets in certain states, separate counters for senior citizens in government, railway and bank offices, no other serious support has ever come from the Government. … Continue reading Plight of senior citizens in India

Jagajog and Sanjog ?

A Monk of the Ramakrishna Mission was being interviewed by a journalist from NY. The journalist started interviewing the Monk as planned earlier. Journalist - "Sir, in your last lecture, you told us about Jogajog (contact) & Sanjog (connection). It's really confusing. Can you explain ? " The Monk smiled and apparently deviating from the … Continue reading Jagajog and Sanjog ?