All it comes down to is nationalism, isn’t it? No sooner do we watch a news bulletin on air of Indo-China dispute, than the dead patriotism inside every Indian starts cauterizing. We Indians are born effigies of self-proclaimed nationalists, defined in our own dictionary. The statements would become more lucid once you acquaint yourself with … Continue reading INDO-CHINA CONFLICT: Hypocrisy & Nationalism
Wife: Well Sharad, what do you make of this new taxation system? Husband: Hmm... Let's see. Shouldn't barge in to any sort of conclusion. Wife: Don't you think, it's going to upset our budget? Husband: Not really, the intellects would have definitely not left a stone unturned in establishing a balanced taxation system. Well, this … Continue reading GST : Panacea or Propaganda
आपकी भावनाएँ आपके विचारों की दासी हैं, और आप अपनी भावनाओं के दास हैं। ~एलिज़ाबेथ गिल्बर्ट "मनुष्य सबसे संवेदनशील प्राणी है" ऐसा कहा जाता है। गौर करने की बात है कि यह कहता भी मनुष्य ही है; हम और आप। आज दुनिया में गंभीर हालात हैं। इसका कारण मनुष्य ही है, या यह कह … Continue reading सीरिया: मनुष्य और मनुष्यता पर एक नज़र
With Aadhaar, all of us have given our fingerprints and iris scans to the government. This clearly gives an individual a 'unique' identity. Aadhaar will become the primary identity of any person in India in near future. More than 90% of the population have enrolled for an Aadhaar Card. That’s HUGE! Till now, UIDAI has … Continue reading How safe is our biometric data?
Perched on a verdant mountainside in western Arunachal Pradesh is the world’s second largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery of Tawang. This multi- storied monastery is home to some of the rarest and oldest Buddhist scriptures and is the last remaining center of Tibetan Culture. The Tawang Monastery is second only to the monastery situated in Lhasa, … Continue reading Tawang Tug-of-War
Oscar 2017 was the one memorable event in its history. The Academic Award Ceremony held on February 26 disappointed on another count when it goofed-up the winner for the Best Picture. Presenter Warren Beatly wrongly announced La La Land as the Best Motion Picture. The mistake was not rectified then because the musical drama with … Continue reading Oscar Blunder 2017