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Identity of an Indian as Indian
Editorial

Identity of an Indian as Indian

The impression of foreigners about India and its people at large that one comes across in media is marked by both praise and uncomplimentary remarks. For the purpose of pondering over the subject of this column, two such impressions of the second category mentioned above and quoted by politicians and writers of all hues meet…

Sanctity of secured steady salary
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Sanctity of secured steady salary

We have amidst us a fast diminishing number of elderly citizens who can recount from their unfailing memory the many aspects of salary that jobs commanded even during the closing years of the first half of the last century. Teachers in schools under the government management drew salaries of a princely sum in just two…

Endangered Environment
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Endangered Environment

The air is abuzz with the call from the top to keep the environs around the land’s people free from garbage, with emphasis on urban space across the country. No such call is heard in the rural parts prompting the inference that the rustics are either not noticing untidy areas amidst themselves or not unduly…

Loss of land’s legacy
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Loss of land’s legacy

The Green Revolution that happened in the country during the decade of 1960s has just been subjected to scrutiny in some informed circles. The verdict that the field practices defining the landmark event, although it changed the nation’s position from being an importer of food grains to one of a net exporter in a short…

Weary way to welfare
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Weary way to welfare

Facing life’s blues by different sections in the land’s population has tended to be getting tougher than ever before. Even the outlook towards that daunting task, needing a philosophical bent of mind, on the part of present generation betrays a sense of utter helplessness, particularly in the case of weaker sections of society, while the…

Shape matters a lot
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Shape matters a lot

The two parameters commonly considered in deciding about obesity of people being height and weight, the third feature namely shape of the body, apart from the look of the face, seems to get noticed in the open domain, attracting remarks that may be compliment or otherwise. Saying that height and weight (to some extent) are…

Moralising the demoralised
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Moralising the demoralised

The body of standards or principals derived from a code of conduct as part of the land’s time-honoured culture and believed by many to be universal has just faced mass disfavour in society at large. The narratives, both poetic and prose as well as the visuals presented through the big screen in various languages, including…

When Happy New Year is a Prayer
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When Happy New Year is a Prayer

By T.J.S. George So what were the most indiscreet, absurd, ridiculous and damfoolish statements of 2018? Not that anything this year can overshadow the all-time record set by Mulayam Singh Yadav. Remember his justification of rapes on the ground that boys will be boys? He exposed his Stone Age mentality again when he said, “We…

Dealing with distress
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Dealing with distress

The current state of distress bugging the land’s diaspora cannot be described meaningfully in mere words. The urbanites may have brought it on them by their myriad indiscreet acts while the rustics have it handed out to them as a legacy. The former sections in the population may find avenues to assuage their stressful life…

Private matters in public domain
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Private matters in public domain

Portraying the female as the weaker sex, in whatever sense of the term, has lately tended to sound anomalous. Perhaps, the feature of males outnumbering the females in the land’s current population may uniquely support that time-honoured perception, while many other facts seem to falsify the off-quoted uncomplimentary comparison. Even as the issue of raising…

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