Editorial

Unconcerned about concerns
Editorial

Unconcerned about concerns

October 23, 2019

Not many seem to have turned their attention to the issue of population control raised by the incumbent Prime Minister in his address on the occasion of this year’s Independence Day delivered before the large gathering, including school-bound children by their impressive turnout, on the open space facing the iconic Red Fort in the National…

Dialogue with Divinity
Editorial

Dialogue with Divinity

October 21, 2019

Not believing in the existence of God as super power concerned with fates and actions of human beings (or even other life forms such as animals) and outright rejection of the belief that any deities exist are diverse views on God per se that may not be within the grasp of lay people while Philosophers…

Empathy for the elderly
Editorial

Empathy for the elderly

October 19, 2019

The air in the land is abuzz with people in various circles and varied background bestowing their views on a plethora of problems at which the successive administrations seem to be taking pot-shots, rather than getting into the act of addressing them pro-actively. Even as the country’s economy has tended to be sagging, particularly its…

Magnificent Mysore Metamorphosed Mysuru
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Magnificent Mysore Metamorphosed Mysuru

October 18, 2019

Hordes of tourists have come and gone after delighting themselves with the glitz and glamour marking the just-concluded, nay celebrated, Navaratri festival dating back to ancient times more popularly known as Dasara of four centuries vintage. The administration has deservedly earned unalloyed praise for organising the show free from any disturbing incidents, except for some…

Undeterred urbanites
Editorial

Undeterred urbanites

October 17, 2019

The term city owes its origin to an era of unknown antiquity even as some 20 cities that emerged during that era have turned tourist destinations in our times. All had been well with cities across the world until recent past, their residents relishing their living environment marked by comfort and convenience with respect to…

Prudence with public funds
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Prudence with public funds

October 16, 2019

Splurging public funds by the Governments of the day both at the Centre and in the States across the country seems to have not been bestowed the concern that is imperative for all time, especially so in the present situation of rising fiscal deficit (reflecting the amount of cash that the Government owes to its…

Competence and competitiveness
Editorial

Competence and competitiveness

October 15, 2019

The years of schooling, beginning nowadays at the tender age of three, ending at the level of graduation, followed by years to obtain post-graduate as well as doctoral degrees awarded by the nation’s 973 Universities and nearly 45,000 colleges, are expected to create competence in diverse callings, mainly to be able to earn a livelihood….

Multilingual Masses
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Multilingual Masses

October 14, 2019

While English language is a legacy that the land’s literati owe to the British rule for several decades and Hindi is the tongue of about one-third of the country’s people, all the languages spoken by its masses reportedly number 1,562, making India unsurpassed by any country across the world for its multilingual diaspora. Classical language…

In quest of quality
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In quest of quality

October 12, 2019

Urbanites in their relaxed mood without being stressed for time are given to debate in their drawing rooms over a cuppa comparing quality of life in our times with that in days past focussing on various things that contributed to their happiness. Generally, they are unanimous about its steady decline in all spheres of life,…

Bouquets and brickbats
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Bouquets and brickbats

October 11, 2019

Freedom of speech, one of the provisions made in the nation’s Constitution to its citizens, is unarguably the most enjoyed freedom, particularly by sections of society having an axe to grind as it were with the Government of the day, by delivering public speeches from various platforms using expressions generating emotions snowballing into mob fury…

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