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‘Surgical strike’ needed on dengue, chikungunya

New Delhi: The “surgical strike” on the terror launch pads across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir has been considered a mature and unrivalled move by the ...Read More...

Dalit scholar’s historic act of resistance

The Dalit scholar’s act will be imprinted in the minds of those that rule through the creation and perpetration of velivadas, and those of anti-caste resisters everywhere. The refusal ...Read More...

Institutionalizing Violence

India, the land of Mahatma Gandhi, ranks 141 among 163 nations in the Global Peace Index October 2 is the birth anniversary of GandhiRead More...

Cow vigilantes threaten Modi’s grip on power

India has more than 300 million cattle – a third of the world’s bovine populationRead More...

Saint and painter

I have tried to capture in my paintings what her presence meant to the destitute and the dying, the light and hope she brought by mere inquiry, by putting ...Read More...

Venom and Vitriol versus Virtue and Vitality

Virtue stings the hearts of all: in some it provokes adoration and in some it provokes a sour Newtonian rejection. When faced with extreme goodness, some feel the need ...Read More...

Missing the Saint for the miracles

After watching the canonisation ceremony of Mother Teresa on TV on Sept. 4, I don’t know whether to yawn with ennui, or bang my fists with angst. I was ...Read More...

My meetings with Mother Teresa

I remember Mother Teresa insisting with me once in Kolkata airport to give me a lift to the religious house in the city where I would be staying the ...Read More...

Saint Mother Teresa: our teacher and guide!

September 5 is also Teacher’s Day in IndiaRead More...

Mother Teresa may deserve to be made a saint. But why now?

Saints can be signs of contradictionRead More...
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