Category: National

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​Age of darkness is upon us!

T J S George  in New Indian Express  22nd April 2018 A responsible government would seek ways to not only contain the criminality that seems to be growing, but also examine the sociological aspects of the issue. Note: Is “Age...

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Can India become a secular country? dr.james kottor

Religion & Politics: Don’t mix please! ‘One thing ought to be done and the other should not be omitted’. (Hoc opportet facere et illud non omittere) is the Axim. The conflict in practice is between reason and blind belief, day...

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Yashwant  quits  BJP,  Says to save democracy 

SNS Web | New Delhi, in the Statesman, Kolkotta,| April 21, 2018. The seasoned politician has been at loggerheads with the party for a long time.  BJP leader Yashwant Sinha Photo: IANS Note:  Yashwant Sinha is called a seasoned politician and he...

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Togadia targets Modi  after quitting VHP

In Madhyamam, PTI, April 16, 2018 (Note: Firebrand Pravin Togadia has been the face of VHP and supporter of BJP for long. Now rebellion in the camp is out in the open. The article below appeared in Madhyamam, Kerala, a very...

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Prospects of a Congress win! Game on in Gujarat

Sanjay Kumar & Shreyas Sardesai, in the Hindu, NOVEMBER 14, 2017 UPDATED: NOVEMBER 13, 2017 23:52 IST MORE-IN Demonetisation (Note: The article below is a lead story in the Hindu. It deals with coming legislative  assembly elections in Gujarat the Home state...

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Cartoonist’s arrest is  over – Reaction by Tamil Nadu

Published : in the Asian Age, Nov 7, 2017.  Tamil Nadu is no stranger to defamation cases against politicians and journalists. (Note: The essence of cartoon is exaggeration, precisely to get noticed or provoke comment. Indira  Gandhi used to be portrayed with a...

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Abdul Kalam, 10 unforgettable quotes

President, philosopher, poet, paternal Visionary, spiritual, guru, guiding star (Note: The headline tells it all. Peace loving with high scientific thinking and simple living Kalam was a sacred “Tilak” on the forehead of India. He was unparalleled among Presidens of India with more...

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Organized religions out!  Let in rational humanism?

Speak up, what do you say?      –     dr.james kottoor (Chicago)      Rationalism alone has the substance of permanence, we believe. Hence the adage: “truth is mighty and will prevail.” But what is it that rules the...