Cricket: A blessing in disguise Sports not only entertain us but compliment our lives as well. For how long have we been listening quotes like "A healthy mind lives in a healthy body", quite long I suppose. They act as an adhesive that binds people. If you are a football fan and visit a restro-bar … Continue reading Cricket: A blessing in disguise
As per a news source: "As many as 107,487 people died due to heavy rains and floods across India over 64 years between 1953 and 2017, according to Central Water Commission data presented to the Rajya Sabha on March 19. Damage to crops, houses and public utilities was reported to be Rs 365,860 crore -- … Continue reading Floods and Democracy
As the country inches towards May 2019 via December 2018, the election festival blossoms with the ever intensifying endeavors of the participants. Indians would be overwhelmed by their creative work, catchy one liners, colorful posters and sensational speeches. Mr. Gandhi has already started showcasing his old and ageing ship in a different light. During the … Continue reading What lies beneath the Mask?
Finally, after four years Indian National Congress highlighted something which is above caste-religion-vote-bank politics. I am indebted to them for their concern about Rafale deal. India produces approximately 1.5 million engineers every year, hypothetically if all of them form a separate country, that hypothetical country will have a population greater than 82 countries of the … Continue reading Rafale Deal sums up India’s journey from “Marut” to “Tejas”
As per the last available data, our population is increasing at a rate of 1.2% that is 1,58,90,056 (15 million) more people every year. This is more than the population of countries like Portugal (10 million), Belgium (11 million), Austria (8 Million) Switzerland (8 million) and many more. Very soon we would be a proud … Continue reading Population Explosion -Part 1
A week ago I came across a German law regarding the education of a child. It turns out education is compulsory for every child. There are stern consequences if a child does not attend school. Homeschooling is illegal in Germany. 100% attendance is required, barring exceptions like illness or funerals etc. If parents do not … Continue reading A Right to Unemployment
A grand alliance "mahagathbandhan" is the only way forward to survive
This article outlines some of the ways which could be taken into consideration while thinking about the air pollution crisis in Delhi. The article does not give all possible ways but it does give some and I expect others adding more to the list so that if anybody working in this direction can make a… Continue Reading →
There is no denying to the fact that emotions play a vital role in Indian Politics. People get emotionally attached to a particular leader or party. Several times in the past, the ruling party and its leader even though did better than their contemporaries lost elections due to people's emotional attachment to a particular party … Continue reading A Role Model or A Wrong Model
There is no doubt about the fact that India is the biggest functional democracy, but it is also a fact that it is rated as a flawed democracy and there are better and functional democracies in the world. The democracy index compiled by a UK based company Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU), places India at 42nd … Continue reading Misconstrued Opposition; A flawed democracy that needs fixing
The Indian General Election next year in 2019 will not just be an election to choose a particular party but would have deeper and far reaching consequences on the nation and its policies. Although there are a total of seven national parties but the government will be formed either with Indian National Congress (INC) or … Continue reading Congress should lose 2019 for its own good.
People just love freebies and discounts. They apparently get more with limited money, so why shouldn't they like them? There are countless number of offers around us just waiting to be availed. There are different sites providing coupons to be used and get discounts for online shopping. People wait for sales to happen and then … Continue reading The addiction to Freebies and Discounts
These days, I come across a lot of articles which say that the Indian democracy is in danger. Recently, a new incident was added to the list – the press conference by four senior Supreme Court judges. Apparently, they had some grievances which were not taken into consideration by the concerned authorities. Now, I am … Continue reading I Am Left With More Questions Than Answers After The SC Judges’ Press Conference