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The road to victory

India, Dec. 14 -- In science and philosophy, there is a rule referred to as 'Occam's Razor', which basically states that the simplest explanation is often the right one. In the week leading up to the ... Read More


Heal past wounds

India, Dec. 5 -- James Baldwin, a renowned novelist and one of the most recognised and respected voices of the civil rights movement in the United States of America, famously said, "Not everything tha... Read More


Authenticity paradox

India, Nov. 28 -- In April of 2019, the European Union (EU) proposes to bring into force a regulation that requires companies operating in the EU to adopt slogans that are accurate, failing which, suc... Read More


Hammer and tongs approach

India, Nov. 15 -- Reinhold Niebuhr, a famous American academician once said, "Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary." This i... Read More


When things come to a boil

India, Oct. 26 -- In Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty , a wonderful book by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson, the authors examine (as the title suggests) the underlying ... Read More


#MeToo movement: A spark or fire?

India, Oct. 12 -- In the past few weeks, there has been an outflow of horrific stories of varying degrees of sexual assault against women. Women from most spheres, including journalism, politics, Boll... Read More


Tragedy of countless abandoned schemes

India, Sept. 28 -- In Brazil, there is a famous story about a footballer named Carlos Kaiser. Brazil is synonymous with producing famous footballers but Kaiser was unique because in a career spanning ... Read More