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Are freebies necessary?

A debate is going on in the country about freebies, that is things given free of cost to some chosen people by governments. There...

Venkaiah Naidu, student leader, wonderful orator

Sri Venkaiah is simple in appearance but has a very powerful personality. Perhaps the only comparable commanding figure in Indian politics is Indrajit Gupta....

India wins 4 golds on final day of CWG

Ahead of New ZealandBehind Canada in medals tally With the final day bonanza, India finished fourth in medal tally at the Commonwealth Games. It won...

Want to Learn English?

1 First do not try to speak as it consolidates your mistakes. 2 Try to read, hear a lot of English through books, ...

Naidu’s patience with Modi appears to be paying

Is patience paying former AP Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu the dividends he has been waiting for? Will he succeed in winning over Prime Minister...

Naidu makes courtesy call on Murmu, attends Azadi Ka Amrith Mhotsav meet

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national president and former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday called on the President of India,...

“Winner”

Success is his religion To win is his ambition Would die than be a loser. No care for anybody Nor for any values Only value is money Earning is his...

Will TRS opt out of Munugodu contest?

Best bet for TRS is to help Congress winBJP’s win means a death knell to TRS, CongressTRS cannot fight on two frontsNeed to stop...

Growing intolerance

My grandfather had been very calm, soft and good. My father was active, gentle and respectable. I am dynamic, result oriented and successful. You...

MM Season 2: Neena and Masaba score once again

Streaming on Netflix 29th July 2022 Sonam Nair’s Masaba Masaba Season 1 was one of those loved web series when it released in the year...

Zawahiri no more, but problem remains

The Egyptian eye doctor-turned-terrorist and the chief of al Qaeda Ayman al-Zawahiri has been killed by the American drone in the heart of Kabul,...

Apt editorial on the state of the nation by a wise professor!

Prof. Prasanna Kumar with President Abdul Kalam The latest issue of the Bulletin of the Centre for Policy Studies, Visakhapatnam, dated 02 August 2022, carries...

Is education bewildering?

Half of the districts of the country are “backward in education” (according to UGC) It should be a stunning revelation of the week.  About half...

Chennai student is IVI Essilor Optometry Wizard 2022

Bhuvaneshwari Ganesan from Vasan Institute of Ophthalmology and Research, Chennai has won the IVI Essilor Optometry Wizard of 2022 prize - India Vision Institute's...

What happened to “little Republics” of India of yesteryear? They need a voice, urgently!

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has been a sane voice in the country’s political scene. Even Chairing the Rajya Sabha for five years, he...

Draupadi takes oath as President, greets the nation ‘Johar, Namaskar!’

Draupadi Murmu has taken oath as President of Indian Republic on Monday morning. The oath was administered by Supreme Court Chief Justice NV Ramana....

India clinches ODI series against West Indies 2-0

Axar Patel seals the deal for IndiaWest Indies batter Hope’s 115 in vain India clinched the series against West Indies by winning the first two...

Neeraj makes India proud, wins silver medal at World Athletics Championship

The only other Indian to win athletic medal was Anju Bobby GeorgeNeeraj won the gold in javelin throw  at Tokyo Olympics Neeraj Chora has written...

Shamshera: The duo of Ranbir and Sanjay Dutt make this worth a theater watch

Karan Malhotra is someone who established himself as a successful mass director with his debut film Agneepath. The film was a remake of the...

Mamata’s u-turn baffles political observers

The opposition leaders in India are unpredictable and disunited giving scope to the ruling BJP to perpetuate itself in power. The latest leader to...

Opinions

Yoga practice is a pride of Buddhist tradition

Buddha in vajrasana and dhyana mudra  Buddha lived before the Vedic period.  His meditative impression has been known to the world since time immemorial.  He...

Simla of my dreams

Musings by Shekhar Nambiar Shimla, or Simla of the days of yore, is on my wish list of places to see. I have yet not...

“Who am I?”

Here is the speech delivered by Prof. Devaraju  Maharaju in Kalkota on 31 July 2022 on the occasion of accepting Bal Sahitya Puraskar awarded...

The wheel has come full circle

Musings by Shekhar Nambiar Much has been said about life in India during the Raj. There have been books, books and more books. Many are...

Tellicherry on my mind

Musings by Shekhar Nambiar How many people will have heard of Tellicherry or Thalassery? Not quite sure but this little piece will, hopefully, help walk...
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