Who is trying to rewrite Indian History?

24 Sep 2014, Hindustan Times (Delhi), SITARAM YECHURY the views expressed by the author are personal Ignorance, lies posing as truth ZoomBookmarkSharePrintListenTranslate The RSS, in its effort to convert our modern secular democratic republic into a ‘Hindu rashtra’, is trying to rewrite our history. The latest incident of the dismissal of 11 Dalit students fromContinue reading “Who is trying to rewrite Indian History?”

Explained: How to apply for your Passport

Applying for a passport in India online: What you need to know, explained in real simple language. As you may be knowing, since you are reading this online, presumably, you can apply for a passport online and finish the main formalities before presenting yourself to the nearest Passport Seva Kendra. It all looks so intimidating,Continue reading “Explained: How to apply for your Passport”

Driving safety in India

Those who have driven in developed countries and then driven in India will realize the stress that this activity brings about when you drive on the roads in India. Figure 1 A common sight on Indian roads in 2014   Often this stress is not recognised by the majority of Indians because they have notContinue reading “Driving safety in India”

Father of the nation

Being a father is a huge responsibility. How huge? Bigger than any position the world may bestow! Are you sure, some may ask. Here is what came in the news today: A British auction house has put on sale three explosive letters written in June 1935, revealing Mahatma Gandhi’s deep concerns over the behaviour ofContinue reading “Father of the nation”

How fast can I drive?

This is a very common question asked by all drivers. How fast can I drive? There you are driving along nicely and the road is clear. You wish to just hit the pedal and race away. Then you see this sign: Figure 1 Speed limit sign 60 mph is 100 km/hr Oh come on, youContinue reading “How fast can I drive?”

Daddy, where are you?

Fatherhood is the most important job that any of us—including the President of the United States or the CEO of the world’s largest company—will ever have. It is the only role in life for which we are truly indispensable. Your job, your career, it will all end one day, sooner than you expect. But noContinue reading “Daddy, where are you?”

A contradictory Zoo

The Hyderabad Zoo, like many other Zoos across the country, faces its greatest threat from visitors, who tease the animals, throw them junk like bottles and plastic trash with food, and in general create nuisance for others and the animals. I was glad to see that this Zoo is really very beautiful. It has hugeContinue reading “A contradictory Zoo”