Opinion

India and Pakistan: Divided by border, separated by ideologies

When the last legislation was passed by constituent assembly led to the creation of the two independent nations – India and Pakistan, nobody would have imagined how the tale of these two nations would proceed. Though Gandhi and Jinnah are referred to as fathers of India and Pakistan respectively, it was Dr. BR Ambedkar on whose ideas the[Read More…]

Put yourself in their shoes

There is so much talk of how the passengers on the Emirates flight from Thiruvananthapuram to Dubai rushing to rescue their cabin luggage instead of themselves. I have lived in the Gulf for many years and have traveled on these flights. Most of the people on the flight especially from[Read More…]

Abortion: Whose choice is it anyway?

Ours is a young nation. Yes, our history goes back to the dawn of time but the story of the new generation is still being written. Our forefathers understood the importance of the opportunity that should be given to everyone without any discrimination to determine for themselves how they want[Read More…]

Fighting Radicalism in the Digital Age

As prime time television debates heat up on the issue of radicalism in Kashmir, the venom of digital terrorism seems to be taking centre stage – from Kashmir to Kerala, the tentacles have spread far and wide. Burhan Wani is the new poster boy for the new age extremists. But[Read More…]

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Breaking the Barrier

From the age of two, I had a childhood passion to join Indian army and serve my mother land, India, but this was shattered when I started losing my eye-sight from the age of seven due to macular degeneration, which causes loss in the centre of the field of vision.[Read More…]

Rise & Decline of China’s Soft Power

Hu Jintao highlighted soft power in his political report to the 17th Party Congress of October 2007, stressing the urgency of building China’s cultural soft power sufficiently to meet domestic needs and increase international competitiveness. Hu Jintao, Former President of PRC Power in ordinary usage is understood as an ability,[Read More…]

Lives lost, Kashmir still burning

Another day of curfew, another day of violence, another day of uncertainty, another day of horror, another day of miseries…that’s what the fate of the people of Kashmir has become these days. Can you imagine living in a place where you will go out of your house but you are[Read More…]

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