Brutality, politics, PR gimmicks

Brutality, politics, PR gimmicks

On 14th September 2020, we witnessed a heinous crime. A 19-year-old Dalit girl was brutally gang-raped by four men from the so-called “Upper Caste” in Hathras. The girl is no more as she passed away later that night. Also, it was claimed that the body of the victim was burned into ashes without the family’s […]

Hope-less reply!

Hope-less reply!

Sir, On Tuesday, the Labour Minister told the Parliament that the Union government does not have any data of the migrant laborers who went back to their hometowns at the beginning of the Coronavirus lockdown. In the first session of the Parliament after the lockdown, the ministry was bombarded with questions from the opposition regarding […]

They Deserve a Joyous Space in Your Life

They Deserve a Joyous Space in Your Life

Senior citizens: Men and women who have a covered a long race in life and have reached the twilight years. Time to relax! Time to recall the bitter-sweet events and experiences of life!Men and women who worked hard in farms and factories, in schools and colleges, as drivers and coolies, as housewives and housemaids, as […]

Online I-Day for Digha Xaverians

Online I-Day for Digha Xaverians

PATNA: With stay home and stay safe being the new mantra, and ‘patriotism’ being defined as ‘saving lives’, it’s no great wonder that colleges and institutions opted for ‘creative’ and ‘innovative’ ways to celebrate the 74th Independence day. What it actually meant was that some sort of online interaction was planned to ‘observe’ the day, […]

RAILROAD BLUES: CROWDING IN TRAINS

RAILROAD BLUES:  CROWDING IN TRAINS

Voices of the people: how to deal with overcrowding on trains? Please write your comments and add to the debate- Editor In every long distance train reservation ticket holder passengers suffer from entry and forcible occupation of reserved seats at various locations and stages of long journey, by “Daily Passengers” commuting between their homes and […]

Yes M’Lord, 4 month old babies can’t protest!

Yes M’Lord, 4 month old babies can’t protest!

The Supreme Court of India, in all its wisdom, quizzed the mothers of Shaheen Bagh with the query – Can a four-month old decide to participate in a protest? Dr Aparna, National President, Indian Federation of Trade Unions, penned the following response. You may find it thought provoking. Who will listen to four-month olds?  * […]

What Kobe and daughter did before the fatal crash

What Kobe and daughter did before the fatal crash

Sir, As a basketball fan, I would like to share some information about the late great superstar Kobe Bryant. Sure, he was a human being with faults. There was that one incident that got media attention ‘adultery-rape’ case, which he survived. But Kobe changed, for the better. Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, went […]

National Action against Citizenship Amendment

National Action against Citizenship Amendment

The anti-CAB protests through the country got a boost today with over 60 organisations giving a nation-wide call for observing 19th December as the day to reject the Citizenship Amendment Act passed by the parliament. Coming together under a common banner, “Ham Bharat Ke Log: National Action Against Citizenship Amendment” these organisations plan more than […]

Making a difference for Men and Boys

Making a difference for Men and Boys

Sir We have always seen that every year on Women’s Day, Girl child Day etc, the entire newspaper, TV and social media is full of dedicated contents. The Indian market empowers women on almost every aspect. They are working on gender equality but while trying to do justice with women they even don’t realize that […]

Is the media losing its credibility?

Is the media losing its credibility?

Sir, We have been taught that information makes the people powerful. I think that is the reason why most of the people start their day with reading newspapers or by watching news but these days’ people have started losing their trust and credibility on the press. The press is being criticized for sensitizing the news. […]

Needed: Rajbhasha Vibhag for English

Needed: Rajbhasha Vibhag for English

“Ñan ninne snehikkunnu”, says the wife to her migrant husband who has remitted her some money. To know what this means you will have to look at the PhonePe advertisement that came out in 2018. It is still available on YouTube. What the advertisement does indicate is that north Indian, Hindi speakers, are just as […]

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