Little Change on our part can make a big difference

Little Change on our part can make a big difference

Sir Recently in Dusshera 59 people died in Amritsar because of the train accident. The entire media covered this news. The question was who is to be blamed. Who was at fault – The organizers, the train driver or the government but no one questioned on Public that Why were the public’s standing on and […]

Hoax News: Publicity Material?

Hoax News:  Publicity Material?

  Sir, Today, we have become the passive consumers of media. Specially, when we talk of social media, we don’t even think twice before sharing anything. We are least bothered when it comes to verifying whether  actually the content is worth sharing or is just a cool edited piece for showbiz. We accept the content […]

SOCIAL MEDIA: A PASTIME OR ADDICTION?

SOCIAL MEDIA: A PASTIME OR ADDICTION?

  Sir, Today the world has been connected by the web leading to various communications happening in no time. It can surely be said that world indeed has came a long way in technological advancements. But the thing which has been a arising issue since few months is excessive use of this technology. A recent […]

Gandhi Setu or Accident Site?

Gandhi Setu or Accident Site?

Sir  Mahatma Gandhi Setu, popularly known as Gandhi Setu is the longest ( but not the oldest) bridge of Bihar. It connects Patna to Hajipur and is the third longest bridge in India. Few years ago, it was one of the longest river bridges in India with the total length of 5750 metres. It was […]

Eve teasing in public transport

Eve teasing in public transport

Sir, In Patna the incidents of eve teasing in public transport are increasing on daily basis. It includes cat calling, lewd remarks and inappropriate physical contact like rubbing and fondling. Girls using public transport regularly face such incidents twice a week. Especially in auto rickshaws the cases are on increase. In auto rickshaws ideally where […]

Overloading:Life threatening

Overloading:Life threatening

Sir, Overloading is a safety hazard that leads to unnecessary loss of life and also the rapid deterioration of roads. An overloaded vehicle threatens road safety and contributes many of the fatal accidents. It not only put the driver’s life at risk but also passengers and other people on road. Overloaded vehicles, especially freight vehicles […]

Women’s safety in India: A crumbling illusion

Women’s safety in India: A crumbling illusion

Sir Women in India a better half of Indian society; today they are becoming the most vulnerable section as far as their security is concerned. Reporting cases of sexual assault, molestation, rape, acid attack, violence against women in remote area etc are increasing day by day. What does this indicates? This certainly implies that there […]

Future teachers, grin and ‘bare’ it!

Future teachers, grin and ‘bare’ it!

The first combined BEd entrance test being conducted by Nalanda Open University (NOU)in Bihar  is yet another example of certain district administrations enforcing bizarre measures to ‘check the use of unfair means’. I cannot make up my mind whether it is tragic, funny, or plain stupid. Future teachers made to write their exams ‘bare-chested’! At […]

Rape happens to boys too!

Rape happens to boys too!

Sir, Every next day we get to hear news of girls either minor or major becomes a victim of sex abuse, but we hardly talk about boys as being victims of the same. Child sex abuse causes harm to child’s health, survival, development and dignity. It even traumatizes the child. Girls are not only the […]

This Lynch-culture must be stopped

This Lynch-culture must be stopped

Sir, The practice of lynching in our society and country is increasing day by day. There is a need to control this type of activity because this is destroying the peace and harmony of the nation. It is creating instability in the society and harming the brotherhood. Recently, in the Dhule district of Maharashtra, a […]

Poor drainage, garbage overload and waterlogged Patna

Poor drainage, garbage overload and waterlogged Patna

Sir As the rainy season has arrived, the state capital of Bihar has been facing the problem of water logging after just few days of heavy rain. There seems to be no end to this situation. Patna waterlogging situation is the result of the poor drainage system, low lying areas and the improper garbage disposal. […]

“World Population Day”: Cheer or Cry?

“World Population Day”: Cheer or Cry?

Sir, Bihar has a population of 121 million people and is one of the most densely populated states in east India. Bihar has the highest number of youth as compared to other states. There are 2 million people living in Patna alone. Growing population has an adverse effect on economic growth such as reduced rate […]

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