Thursday, August 16, 2018

Does India Need a Global Media Platform to Project Its Soft...

Recently, speaking at Ramnath Goenka Journalism Award function Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi underlined the need for emergence of Indian media institutions with global...

Why Donald Trump is winning over many American Hindus

One strange US election fact is becoming clear: Donald Trump has become the favoured presidential candidate of some American Hindus. How and why are...

Happy Republic Day

January 26th provides India an occasion to ‘celebrate’ its national identity and its military might. For citizens republic greetings are an occasion for reaffirming...

Banning Smoke without Fire – An innovation killer

Kerala Government's recent decision to ban e-cigarettes is an innovation killer. The concerns raised about e-cigarettes are not grounded in sound evidence. There is...

Clinton vs. Trump: An election which can go either way

The elections for arguably the most powerful leader in the world and to House of Representatives (435 seats) and one-third of the Senate (34...

Demonetisation of currency and dynamism of social institutions

The study of Sociology hinges around the five major institutions that are present in all the societies – Family/kinship, Religion, Education, Economy, Polity and...

Crisis in Global Pension Funds: Can Indian Investment potential offer a...

Global pension funds are facing financial crisis. Their rates of returns have declined sharply as they are unable to meet their obligations. According to...

The Singur Judgment: Is there another way to understand the politics...

On August 31st the Supreme Court of India struck down as illegal the acquisition of 1000 acres of prime agricultural land by the West...

Still deprived but progressing Muslims of India

India has 14.2 % of Muslim population and has the third largest number of Muslims of the world. It is widely accepted fact that Muslims are...

Kashmir Today: What Needs to be Assessed

One should wonder, how long can one lopsided view of a story be in the headlines for years altogether, the intelligentsia crying hoarse on...

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