The ‘King’ Who’s Lost His Zing

 

Dear Dr. Manmohan Singh,

Today I would like to say a few words to you. As the prime Minister of the largest democracy of the world, you must have received thousands of letters, messages, and comments – both positive and negative. But today what I am going to say will perhaps come as a shock to you.

Who am I? Oh, you haven’t recognized me? I am always with you, though these days you seem to have developed an aversion to me. Today you don’t want to even acknowledge that I exist!

Damn it! I’m your inner voice – your conscience.

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Posted in Article, Causes at September 10th, 2012. No Comments.

Satyamev Jayate – Show-Casing A New India

Satyamev Jayate (SJ) has come to a close. A programme that made us sit on the edge of our seats every Sunday and watch with gaping mouths, as  episode after episode unveiled the pain and agony of a nation, that only 65 years ago rose like a star on the horizon with much promises and expectations. The programme received mixed reactions from people, but it seems to have touched the chord in every Indian’s heart. If nothing else, it has certainly made us stop for a moment and reflect upon the issues taken up during the course of the first twelve episodes; and the last episode winding up, covering a whole gamut of issues picked up according to the Preamble to the Constitution.

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Posted in Article, Causes at July 31st, 2012. No Comments.

We…the Happy People

Wow! Great news! According to a survey by IPSOS Global, we Indians are the happiest people in the world, sharing the top space with the Indonesians and the Mexicans. Not bad!

But are we really happy?

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Posted in Article, Causes at February 23rd, 2012. 4 Comments.