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Soapy Water: When Market Runs Out Of Cleansing Agents

Because of the presence of alkali in the detergent with which you make it, soapy water may prove more effective in warding off coronavirus than the soap you went looking for in the local market

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Kejriwal Is To Delhi What Joker Is To Gotham City

Arvind Kejriwal introduces anarchy to the system, unsettles the established order and turns things into chaos, and he does it under no particular plan

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कोरोनावायरस काले विपरीतबुद्धिः का शर्तिया इलाज

कोरोनावायरस के भयावह व विकराल काल में जासूस विजय बनकर बाहर जाकर यह देखने की जरूरत बिलकुल नहीं है कि प्रशासन अपना काम ठीक कर रहा है या नहीं

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BJP Could Not Have Won With This Approach To Delhi

From not paying attention to the corruption-ridden MCD to aloof leaders whose houses witnessed no activity during campaigns, BJP went all wrong in the Delhi assembly election

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Bheto Bangali: Why And How You Identify One

A one-word translation for ‘bheto‘ may be an exercise in futility; phrases like ‘rice-influenced’ or ‘rice-oriented’ do serve as literal translations while not quite bringing out the rich and diverse connotations of this one-word nomenclature used to describe the typical Bengali mentality, one that transcends diet and encompasses multiple aspects of life

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सिस्टर निवेदिता की शहीदों की माँ से मुलाकात — जो खो गई इतिहास में

‘क्या कहूँगी जाकर उस माँ से, जिसके तीन बेटे थे और तीनों शहीद हो गए?’ सिस्टर निवेदिता शब्दों को इकठ्ठा कर रही थी, तरतीब दे रही थी। लेकिन कोई शब्द अपने खांचे में बैठने को तैयार नहीं था। आखिर कहेगी क्या सिस्टर निवेदिता? ‘आपके तीनों बेटों की मौत का हमें दुःख है या उनकी शहादत […]

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BJP, RSS not friends; rather, the greatest threat to Hindus

The Sangh Parivar, particularly the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the Bharatiya Janata Party, are not friends of Hindus. Not only are they enemies — now this goes against every media narrative, against every assumption, against all the noise and chatter — but look at actions. Don’t look at their words. The singular blunder that Hindus […]

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Hindu Majoritarianism: Fact Or Cruel Joke?

If you Google “Hindu murders in Karnataka”, you will get a plethora of reports citing varying numbers of RSS, VHP or Bajrang Dal activists lynched to death by those claiming to wage a jihad against the so-called infidels. There may be disputes over the number of Hindus murdered, but all articles reporting this agree on […]

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NaMo Saved Banks: Here Is How

Prime Minister Narendra Modi acted wisely and used the sword to coerce and convince businessmen to repay; that was the only sane way; a profligate businessman Anil Ambani, for example, will be sufficiently chastised now When he was meeting businessmen and world leaders in suit boots, and being derisively mocked, ridiculed, and abused by sundry […]

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सुनहरे भविष्य की चिंता

दसवीं कक्षा से उत्तीर्ण होने के बाद तय करना होता है कि आगे किस स्ट्रीम में पढ़ाई करनी है — ग्यारहवीं में क्या विषय लेने हैं कि मनचाही लाइन में जा सकें। कुछ बच्चे 12वीं के बाद यह निर्णय लेते हैं। हाल ही में ऐसा वक़्त गुज़रा है जहाँ विश्वविद्यालयों में दाख़िले के लिए कई […]