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Are we in a confined democracy?

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Are we in a confined democracy?

From our school days we were told that democracy is a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the hands of people and exercise by them or by their representatives under a free electoral system. But after coming into a practical world; I feel that the term democracy is becoming vague […]

Railway Ministry ‘shames’ citizens?

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Railway Ministry ‘shames’ citizens?

Railways started a campaign that they are subsidizing my tickets and they are getting only 53% of total cost incurred on my travel. Is it true? What are the calculations? I think all the expenses on account of ticketless travel, concessions given to Journalists, MP/MLAs, Padma Awardees, Shram Awardees, Gallantry awards etc should not be […]

Tiresome practices turn into beautiful memories…..

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Tiresome practices turn into beautiful memories…..

Sir, On the eve of national sports day, I want to share my memories. When I was in school ‘Notre Dame Academy’ we had our games period every weekend where our sports teacher ‘Nandu sir’ made us do PT. We always complained to him, ‘Sir this period is called as games period and you make […]

Indian Railway Apps are Liars: users

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Indian Railway Apps are Liars: users

Not all is right with the train services, despite the tremendous hype about the ‘new efficient functioning’ of the railways. Here are some genuine grievances by citizens. Rohit Jain: I have noted multiple times in the last 6 months that before a train actually arrives the train system starts showing it as arrived on govt […]

Birthday of Lovable Cowherd

Birthday of Lovable Cowherd

It’s the birth anniversary of the most popular, lovable and charming cowherd of Varanasi. Disciples of Lord Krishna are in deep festive spirit. With overwhelmed positivity in the mind and heart everyone is on fast. The voice quality of speakers in homes is being tested with the collection songs dedicated to Krishna and the greatest […]

Xavier Colleges celebrate St Ignatius

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Xavier Colleges celebrate St Ignatius

Patna (Bihar): St.Xavier’s Colleges celebrated the feast day of St.Ignatius of Loyola was celebrated with much enthusiasm and fervour in the Multi Purpose Hall on 31st July 2017. As a remembrance of St.Ignatius of Loyola, who was born in 1491 in Spain, the entire college came together and made the event a memorable one. The […]

Sorrowful First Feast day!

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Sorrowful First Feast day!

Sir, Today,  on 31st July, St. Xavier’s College of Management and Technology celebrates its feast day. Being an alumina, I remember my first feast day of St Ignatius. Our college had given us a particular time for reporting, but I was late. I was told by my professor that I could not  attend the program […]

Bihar Governor fell short of fair play

Bihar Governor fell short of fair play

The Governor is supposed to be above party politics, and he should be seen as fair and just. The role of the acting governor of Bihar in the recent toppling game by the BJP and Nitish Kumar combine has left a bad taste in the mouth. The acting governor had determined the swearing -in ceremony […]

Why is Tejaswi Yadav being made a target?

Why is Tejaswi Yadav being made a target?

Sir, For some time now, there is this concerted media chorus about some ‘benami’ land deals that have been allegedly made by two  children of RJD Chief Lalu Prasad. So? Am I surprised? Not really. After all, for decades now, the rumour mill has been awash with stories about Lalu Prasad aiding and abetting ‘corrupt’ […]

Densely populated Bihar: A cause for concern

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Densely populated Bihar: A cause for concern

Bihar is an economically a backward state  with a total population of 119 million people. It is the most densely populated state among all the other states in Eastern India, with an annual growth rate of 2.5% in its population. Due to this overpopulation, Bihar faces several problems. There is no place for the people […]

  Protest turns into personal fight

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  Protest turns into personal fight

Sir, I write this letter to share my views on the ‘Not in my name’ protest. The public of this nation often come together with a purpose. They align their thoughts to fight against wrong doing but then lose their path. A naïve boy Junaid was killed by the mob, people there didn’t react. When […]

‘Not in my name’ Protest

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‘Not in my name’ Protest

Sir, As an individual I am a part of this diverse culture of my country. My identity is not limited to a religion, caste, creed, clan, color etc. As a citizen of India, I’m part of a country known for values and a culture which has space for opinions, tolerance and other cultures. Our constitution […]

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