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India, April 23 -- Who am I? What is it that makes me a certain kind of individual? Sometimes I am furious without any reason. Sometimes I am kind. Every individual shows different attributes of their personality. Each one of us is different from the other, yet similar. Who am I?I am a hollow mind, a blank conscious; filled with the experiences of the past and dreams...

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India, April 22 -- It's time for the good old elections again, and this time the stage is set for a showdown between the forces of fundamentalism (as some claim) and the champions of corruption (as others assert) with the adherents of anarchy (according to some) throwing a spanner in the works. I'm not going to attempt any analysis of the greatest show in India or any...

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India, April 22 -- India and Pakistan are two well-known arch-rivals in all existing fields, the rivalry being too hostile and unproductive. From live wars to live cricket matches, both the nations expectorate crimson hatred in the name of patriotism against each other.So, what is India, what is Pakistan? Nations. What are nations? Territories. Really?...

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India, April 22 -- By 11 am on May 16, 2014, India and the world will know which party has won the biggest battle of the 21st century - Indian National Congress (INC), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) or others. While everyone's eyes are on the results of General Election in India, I am, however, concerned about what comes after May 16, 2014. I am...

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India, April 22 -- We have all seen him walking with Priyanka and Rahul Gandhi in news reports and videos that talk about the Congress party or anything related to it. We know him as an astute businessman whose name appears on the list of people exempted from frisking at airports. We also know him as the man whom Kejriwal takes credit for 'exposing', during India...

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India, April 22 -- A great sense of humiliation and expression of self-defeat can come from failing an important exam. So, does that mark the end of life?...

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India, April 22 -- Mudslinging in politics is not new and quite the norm to gain an extra vote bank or two, but defaming other communities is not warranted. The elections are a pressurized time, but RSS and VHP appear to be fighting for something else completely: Hindu domination. The recent events which include hate speeches in dozens, protests and histrionics on the...

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India, April 22 -- By now you have read or heard the news on TOI and other major media houses based on a research report by PRS Legislative, which show a grim picture of 15h Lok Sabha. 15th Lok Sabha performed poorly on many parameters: few sittings, least number of Bills passed (179 of the 328 bills passed; 68 bills lapsed) and a significant proportion passed without...

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India, April 22 -- The marvellously etched character portrayal...

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India, April 22 -- Before we can delve into whether state building in complex political emergencies can be externally led it is important to state what entails state building. The rise in the number of intra-state conflicts in the post-cold war era has allowed states to justify intervention in the name of 'humanitarian cause' when the actual motivation for the...

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