Myth of Modi-RSS rift: They remain on same page

The emphatic victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand assembly polls has brought the party's relationship with its ideological mentor, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (R
By Arun Anand | IANS | Mar 15, 2017Read Story »

UP polls: Key to state lies in the Muslim vote

A major reason why the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is believed to be finding it difficult to cross the finishing line with ease in the ensuing Uttar Pradesh assembly elections is its loss of the Muslim vote s
By Amulya Ganguli | IANS | Feb 04, 2017Read Story »

Legitimising animal sports like Jallikattu will increase cruelty against animals

There are reports that in line with the current trend in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, politicians elsewhere are preparing to breathe life into other such instances of 'fun and games' even if these violate judicia
By Amulya Ganguli | . | Jan 28, 2017Read Story »

Why Tamil Nadu is up in arms about Jallikattu

The tradition of Jallikattu is many thousands of years old in Tamil Nadu. The recent ban on this festive event has the entire state up in arms.
By Salim David | IANS | Jan 20, 2017Read Story »

How brain, heart and gut minds work together to produce happiness

By Anil K. Rajvanshi | .
Jan 16, 2017
Five years ago I wrote an article on how three minds of body – brain, heart and gut work together to produce a healthy body and happiness. This was probably the first such article which showed how the interac Read Story »

Your joy is in your hands: Sadhguru

Who does not want joy? It is, after all, the "basic fabric" of life, the "natural choice" of every human being. And yet, it is only an "occasional visitor" in most of our lives. This is because, says world-ren
By Saket Suman | IANS | Jan 15, 2017Read Story »

Dhoni made Indian players feel they can be world-beaters

By Veturi Srivatsa | IANS
Jan 07, 2017
Tiger Pataudi showed his India teammates what self-respect is, Sourav Ganguly taught his troops to stand up to the best in the business and Mahendra Singh Dhoni provided them the spunk to be world-beaters. Read Story »

Women have to be empowered - not just educated - to end son preference

I wouldnt be around to write this story if the Bahri clan I hail from - Hindus from that part of Punjab which is now in Pakistan - had not stopped practising female infanticide in the early 1900s, with my gran
By Charu Bahri | . | Dec 21, 2016Read Story »

Indian-Afghan community faces existential threat, seeks protection

By Dr Bawa Singh | .
Dec 14, 2016
Historically, Afghanistan and Sikhs have been enjoying religious and geo-cultural relations since the inception of Sikhism (1469). But lately, due to the ongoing civil war and terrorism in Afghanistan, an exis Read Story »

Jayalalithaa's death may lead to new alignments in Tamil Nadu

By Dr Satish Misra | .
Dec 12, 2016
Politics these days is a cruel business. Conspiratorial plots had begun to be hatched even while dead body of Tamil Nadu’s iconic leader J Jayalalithaa was being kept for paying tributes and preparations were Read Story »