Ananda Coomaraswamy

“Ananda Coomaraswamy!” said my friend Rohit on Twitter, “You haven’t heard of him? Read him! Dance of Siva is his best book!” Over the next few days I...

The Wire promoting faulty Dalit statistics by dubious ‘Navsarjan Trust’

It has long been established that creating fault lines within India is what the Left does, intentionally or unintentionally. This is done with exaggerated narratives and sometimes,...

आम आदमी या ख़ास आदमी

पिछले दिनों आम आदमी के स्वघोषित प्रतिक श्री केजरीवाल को जब दिल्ली विधानसभा में टेबल पीटते हुए, चिल्लाकर यह कहते सुना कि 'में दिल्ली का मालिक हूँ'...

A Chalukyan Journey

In my middle school history book, a line appeared in a chapter on Harshavardhana of Kannauj’s Chakravarti ambitions. On his way across the Vindhyas, Harsha met a...

Coal which struck Gold for Government

Coal which struck Gold for Government History: Until 1993 the Coal blocks were "Nationalised" i.e. only PSU's like Coal India Limited could be allocated mining blocks. Owing to surge...

For Your Help: FAQs on Demonetisation

1. What is demonetisation? Demonetisation, in simple terms, is the process whereby a particular currency- wholly or any of its denomination- ceases to be a legal tender. Once...

Glimpses of ‘Digital India’ in Hinterlands

By the time I reached Mughal Sarai Junction it was 2.30 AM. I was on way to Varanasi to take a morning flight and the time wasn't...

Scientific thoughts in Vaidika Philosophy – 2

In the Part-1 we discussed about different Indian philosophies and how nyaaya and vaisheshika formed the base of logical scientific thinking. We also discussed how vaisheshika proposed...

Prescribing Generic drugs : Can we ensure quality at Low price

Last Monday PM Narendra Modi announced that government is planning to bring in a legislation that will make it mandatory for the doctors to prescribe the generic...

भारतीय बगुला भगत

किसी महान और साधारण व्यक्ति में एक अंतर होता है, वह अंतर ये है कि साधारण मनुष्य की बात क्षणिक होती है, वहीं महान मनुष्य की कही...