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October 10, 2018 – 3:41 pm

We have decided to make a documentary movie on the deception played by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
Objectives:
1. To narrate how AAP has betrayed the country by double standards. It termed the movement as 2nd freedom …

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Atheism: the Way of Life

April 6, 2007 – 12:04 pm

Sam Harris, the noted contemporary atheist says the following in his debate over God. The full text of the debate-in an article published in April 2007 issue of NewsWeek- can be accessed through this …

Save unborn daughters

April 4, 2007 – 9:44 pm

The voices and concerns against female foeticide are getting morea and more attention, as evidenced in this letter published in The Tribune:“The state-level conference on female foeticide at Kurukshetra recently was one of the few …

God Versus Science

March 27, 2007 – 12:55 pm

This letter was published in NewsWeek magazine. The dabtae is the usual religion versus science:
“In her article on evolution, Sharon Begley acknowledges that many readers will want to believe that the “hand of God” was …

Pitfalls of democracy

March 19, 2007 – 1:44 pm

This letter published in a daily expresses dismay at the current affairs of our democracy.
“While having dinner at a native friend’s house the other day in Houston, I requested the host to track the developments …

Chamcha- Giri

February 26, 2007 – 10:13 pm

The trait of chamcha-giri (flattery) is well-established in our politicians. Here is a letter expressing the same sentiments.
Cringing flattery
I was surprised to see the photograph (Feb 8) showing Punjab Finance Minister …

Gandhi: Father of Pakistan?

February 25, 2007 – 3:56 pm

This letter was published in The Pioneer (link) onFeb 25, 2007.
This refers to the article, “Did Jinnah really fight for freedom?” (February 18), by Samuel Baid. The writer needs to be appreciated for disclosing the …

MPLAD: Scrap it

February 25, 2007 – 4:07 am

Recently the issue of MPLAD (MPs and MLAs Local Area Development Scheme) has been in news again.This scheme was initailly started by the then Prime Minister Mr PV Narsimha Rao and each MP was sanctioned …

Khap panchayat: Hindu ‘fatwas’

February 17, 2007 – 7:19 am

In Haryana, khaps ( self-administered units of villages, mainly in references to Jat community. Jats have traditionally been a very brave and heroic community) have in recent years passed some orders (diktats to be more …

What the heck ‘babu’ (bureaucrat) is doing there!

January 31, 2007 – 8:05 am

Typical ‘babusaahi'(bureaucracy) ! Did he pay for the bills?Read this letter by a foreign visitor to India, as published in The Tribune on Jan 31,07.
All for a bureaucrat!
During a visit to Punjab recently, I …

Nehru and Shahid Bhagat singh

January 30, 2007 – 2:05 am

Nehru’s link with Bhagat Singh
I am grateful to Prof V.N Datta for having responded to my proposal on Bhagat Singh Chair at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), in the background of the martyr’s “close association” with …