Fun has gone out of Train Journey

In my childhood day,  I used to like train journies. I was fascinated by engines. Earlier there used to be steam locomotives of two different models. One with tapering front end with headlight at the centre. My aunt told me once, this engine was called Canadian engine. I never asked why, but I was attached... Continue Reading →

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Animal Rights and Wrong : There are Two Sides to a Story

India is caught in the vortex of cow politics. It started with terrible lynching of Mohammad Akhlaq in his home, which was followed later by mob lynching of Pehlu Khan, a dairy farmer. In between and beyond, there had been several instances of mob lynching and violence against cattle traders, transporters and beef / meat... Continue Reading →

Tale of Corruption: Fact or Fiction

The present government at the centre came to power with a promise that there will be no compromise against corruption. As a result, it became a matter of great discomfort when an article appeared in a web portal, The Wire.in, suggesting son of party president had benefitted after BJP government came to power at the... Continue Reading →

Diwali Fire Cracker Ban is Necessary

Supreme Court has banned sale of fire crackers in Delhi before this year's Diwali. The decision will be used to monitor the effect of ban on air quality post Diwali. The decision is a tough one. On one side there is tradition of bursting crackers. I have seen it happening for last five decades. The... Continue Reading →

Indian Economy : A Few Facts

Recently, noted economists and former finance ministers, namely Mr. Jaswant Sinha, Mr. Arun Shourie, Mr. P Chidambaram and Dr. Subramaniam Swamy have attacked finance minister and prime minister for mismanaging economy. Some has blamed demonetisation for the slowing of economy. Others have suggested poor implementation of recently introduced Goods and Services Tax along with demonetisation... Continue Reading →

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