Control Kills Creativity #PromotingCreativity

This week, Indispire prompt asks the question if there exists an inverse relationship between power and culture – when power declines, culture flourishes… If I understood it correctly, power in question is political power that controls life and liberty of citizens. And, culture includes any or all activity like writing, painting, music, theatre etc, all... Continue Reading →

Truth is Casualty in Battle between Media and Government

In Mahabharata, Dharmaraj Yudhisthira, who never spoke untruth, told Dronacharya that "Aswathama, is no more". He mumbled Aswatham, the elephant. Hearing this Dronacharya gave up his will to live and he was killed by a Pandava general.  Yudhisthira was compelled to speak untruth to gain an advantage in the battle of Kurukshetra. Today, we will... Continue Reading →

Angry Voters and Modi Government

Narendra Modi lead NDA government has completed four years in power. The government has worked without blemish of any major corruption. Food inflation has remained reasonably low, less than 5%. Still many people remain unhappy and angry with government and its policies. High fuel price has alienated middle class. While, farmers are complaining that farming... 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 →

BRD Hospital Death, A Few Observations

Recently, as many as sixty children died in BRD hospital of Gorakhpur. As National Media camped in Gorakhpur, a few facts emerged and many questions arose. Gorakhpur in Eastern UP is the place from where sitting chief minister of UP has won as many as four parliamentary elections (from 1998 to 2017). Despite that Gorakhpur... Continue Reading →

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