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Teachers or Cheaters: what backbone?

Teachers or Cheaters: what backbone?

Sir Education is the backbone of development. It is an important tool for the upliftment of the society. These lines are universal and common to all but if we see at the ground level people are deprived of it. There are many schools and colleges that provide education to children but we cannot deny  a […]

Not the progress I voted for

Not the progress I voted for

Sir, As a liberal, intelligent, Indian male, I must place on record the utter distaste I feel when reading the news about the bad state of affairs in Uttar Pradesh. Ever since the new CM has been sworn in, (He was a  man whom nobody voted for, because he never stood for an election) hell […]

Are you exploiting your domestic worker?

Are you exploiting your domestic worker?

Sir Earlier this week, we ‘celebrated’  International Women’s Day. Everywhere,  on social media and the other platforms,  people were  discussing the achievements and  problems of  women. Through your news website I would like to turn people’s attention on those women who work as  domestic help or ‘maids’. They have become very important helpers for middle […]

Friends of Trees have a Fairy House in Patna

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Friends of Trees have a Fairy House in Patna

Patna: As part of the Celebration of the Spring season, Tarumitra students inducted a fairy tree house on a Kamroop (Fig)tree (Ficus Microcarpa) in their Bio-reserve in Digha (March 1). Tiny tots from Notre Dame Montessori and high-schoolers from S.R Vidyapeeth and Adarsh Bal Vidyalaya along with their teachers climbed up the tree house built […]

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Politicians’ Sickening Statements

Sir, The behaviour of politicians and the low level of their statements made have become quite sickening. It is as though basic decency and dignity has been thrown to the winds. The speeches and utterances of the vocal politicians, especially those campaigning in North India nowadays have become ribald, rustic and reactionary. Be they Chief […]

Shout out for Radio

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Shout out for Radio

Sir, 13th February is celebrated as ‘World Radio Day’ by people all over the globe. Started in the year 2012 World Radio Day is in its sixth year. It is recognized as an International Day by the United Nations (UN). Despite being a 100 year old medium, radio continues to be one of the most […]

Do we really need Women’s Empowerment ?

Do we really need Women’s Empowerment ?

Sir, Women’s empowerment is needed because people are still asking us that question! Why should half of the population be left oppressed   without financial or social equality? I have read a lot about how men are wrongly accused and how they have to suffer due to those ‘unnecessary’ ‘gender-biased’ laws, but would anybody tell me […]

Redefine ‘Public Interest’ to end Corruption

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Redefine ‘Public Interest’ to end Corruption

Sir, Corruption has been one of the biggest hindrances in the way of development. And if we don’t free ourselves from the clutches of corruption we can never become a developed country. For this we have to redefine the concept of what Public Interest in this country should be. There is no urgency among us […]

Madonna: Role Model for Women

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Madonna: Role Model for Women

Sir, Madonna Lousie Ciccone is an American singer, song writer, actress and business woman. Madonna was previously known for reinventing both her music and image, and for maintaining her autonomy with the recording industry, but her recent speech has made her a role model for the women all over the world. Madonna was honoured as […]

Over the Rainbow at Patna Women’s College

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Over the Rainbow at Patna Women’s College

The immortal Judy Garland’s ‘Over the Rainbow’ and The Wonderful Wizard of  Oz took centre stage at Narratives 2017, held in Patna Women’s College at  the Department of Communicative English. What better way to start three days of exploring the messages in the media than by having the best guitarist in the world , Eric […]

Bihar’s ‘longest human chain’: a complete waste of time?

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Bihar’s ‘longest human chain’: a complete waste of time?

Bihar is going to witness the longest human chain formation on January 21, expected to be over 11,000 km long in support of the liquor ban. It is going to be the largest human chain ever formed in the world and is said to go down in the Guiness  Book of World records. Around 2 […]

Boat Tragedy: Stop the Blame Game and Crocodile Tears

Boat Tragedy: Stop the Blame Game and Crocodile Tears

Sir, The tragic event which happened in Patna on the eve of Makar Sankranti in which an overloaded boat capsized claiming the life of 24 fellow Patnaites, deeply saddens me and makes me ponder. As the spot of the accident is close to me and at one of my favourite destinations of the city, it […]

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