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Information blackout sets in motion grave violations of rights of people

In the aftermath of the First World War, sociologist Max Weber told his students that not everyone realises the demanding nature of producing good journalism and that a journalist’s actual responsibility is far greater than that of a scholar’s. 

Our Democracy has degenerated into the might of majoritarianism

Recently, with a group of friends and relatives, I visited the iconic India Gate in Delhi. Even amid the vibrancy of the tourists from all over the country and the associated 'selfie' culture, I witnessed the massive presence of the cops and paramilitary forces.

Centuries old ties compel people to live in peace

This blog paints love , affection and warmth, rejecting day-to-day -acrimonious behaviour of two neighbours-India and Pakistan. 

Unhealthy foods popular at most of the multinational big food joints

This blog is about high fat and sugary food stuffs sold at MacDonald and many other multinational fast food joints.  The MacDonald India, is about 25 year old now. 

'Govt wanted to win land not hearts of Kashmiris'

From students to professionals, belonging to both Jammu and Kashmir regions, many were apprehensive that taking away the special status will render the "ecologically sensitive" province "vulnerable" to exploitation due to infrastructure-related activities.

Rajiv Killer: Nalini in a story of love, affection and bonds of three generations

This blog is about Rajiv Gandhi’s assassin. You will find love, affection and connect of three generations whose main link is Nalini. 

Modi never asked for mediation on Kashmir to Trump: External Affairs Minister

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Tuesday that no request was made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to US President Donald Trump regarding any mediation in Kashmir.

Jadhav Case: The ICJ has upheld the right to consular access.

In a final closure of the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled in favour of India on merits, affirming Jadhav’s right to consular access and notification. Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, president of the ICJ, delivered the 15-1 verdict on July 17.

The fact that Congress relied on the charisma of the First Family

The Congress party seems to be gasping for breath with a party president who has resigned, and squabbling leaders in the states, even where it is in power. 

Religion seems to be influencing Pak cricket is disturbing development

The team prays together fastidiously, recites ayats (Quranic verses) in its huddles and celebrates personal and collective milestones with sajda (the act of kneeling in Muslim prayers); they all fast during Ramadhan, some even during games.”

Plea to initiate dialogue with Pakistan says for Deputy Chief of Army staff

Pakistan's Prime Minister, Imran Khan, in keeping with the prevailing sentiments in the country, called upon India to resolve the Kashmir problem, including that of Siachen Glacier and Sir Creek.

The template of Hindu Rashtra

Salil Desai If the BJP sweeps the polls, what will stop it from pursuing its Hindu Rashtra agenda? It’s expected that Hindu Rashtra will declare Hinduism as our state religion, ending secularism.

U.P. Muslims demonstrate they still count in India’s democracy

Uttar Pradesh continues to hold the key to political power in the country. The results for the 80 parliamentary seats in this keystone State will decide who governs India. 

Fatehpuri Masjid in Delhi is 17th century mosque

  Fatehpuri Masjid is a 17th century mosque named after the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan’s wife- Fatehpuri Begum. Built in 1650, the mosque is constructed entirely of red stone and boasts of a fluted dome and towering minarets.