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 […]

Is Unemployment the real face of Indian Economy?

Is Unemployment  the real face of Indian Economy?

With the time of high growing industries and companies only concentrated on their profit what will happen to our economy? We can read the news that various companies and industries are firing up their employees. The Indian textile industry is going out of control, that is, it has been going in loss. An industry which […]

I am a human not an alien

I am a human not an alien

Sir, I remember I was in my school playing with friends then one of my classmates called me hey! Chinese. I responded with a smile as I felt happy being called so but soon it became uneasy to listen to it again. I had never thought that this is going to continue till today. Born […]

Stand up against bigots

Stand up against bigots

Sir, An incident that caught my attention shows just how much the poison of hate and stupidity is being spread by so-called ‘defenders of their religion’. South Actor R Madhavan had recently posted a picture of him in his prayer room, with his son and his father, post festivities of Avani Avittam. Avanai Avittam was […]

We are a stressed-out generation

We are a stressed-out generation

Sir, Believe it or not, we are the generation of a broken heart and anxious minds. The more we are advancing towards technological development, the more we are becoming isolated from the society. Mind you, I am not talking about the virtual society that we have formed on social media. The real society that we […]

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