Civil Liberties

“Farmers” Are The New Trade Unions (The 4.5 GDP Story)

The survey team called to say that the villagers had come and stopped the survey. “No work related to the plant X will be allowed.” They had declared. Plant X was in operation for a decade and wanted to expand.

Rupee Dollar Exchange Rate Explained

Value of a currency is its power to purchase goods, and depends upon its quantity relative to the total goods produced in the country. If goods produced are constant, and quantity of currency is increased (by printing it), its value

Environmental Mafia Is Killing Indian Industry

On TV the news is running in loop that India’s industrial production has slumped to a five year low. On TV I also saw the news that EPCA or something like that has shut down all the industries in the

Delhi Pollution: The City Of Loot Is Choking On Its Loot

As cooking gas cylinders have reached villages, people now in the villages may not see the smoke. But those of us who grew up in North Indian villages till 1980s can easily recall the smoke, thick smoke, that hung over

The Reality Of Japanese Boycott Of Imported Goods

Every now and then posts appear on social media praising Japanese with claims that they do not buy anything foreign. Ok, let us see what exactly they buy: Mineral fuels including oil: US$174.6 billion (23.3% of total imports)Electrical machinery, equipment:

Our Language Formulas

Uttar Pradesh has Hindi medium education in all subjects till 12th standard. You can safely say that they teach English also in Hindi only. So there was a great Engineering University, Roorkee University. It had its entrance examination in Hindi

Of Education And Its Reform

The entire Left/Liberal/Humanist/Progressive theology when summarised is: 1. Man is a rational animal. 2. Man can be transformed into a loving, caring, productive creature who would only help his neighbours irrespective of colour, creed, Caste, language, ethnicity, would drink kool-aid

Chennai And Its Water Woes

Since the time I remember, Chennai has had water shortage. That is, at least since ’70s. There used to be talk of bringing Krishna water to Chennai during those years.Then as I went to college, friends from TN used to

Destroying Our Doctors

“You guys are actually having fun here. To see the real ragging, go to a Medical College,” so we were told by our seniors when we started the first year in the Engineering College.Later as we interacted with friends who

Kanhaiya Kumar And The Left’s Pleasure Palace

The stories we hear in childhood, and the stories we read in adulthood, and the stories they bring to life in theatres and movies; all have messages. Messages are the gist and wisdom distilled from the lived life over thousands