Tag Archive: human-rights

Adulteration – The mess we are in

Contamination, adulteration and pollution are three legs of the spider that spins cobwebs of our helplessness towards health and survival. Can we deal with them? Recently someone questioned me about the relative priority I give to cleanliness of air, water…
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Conservatism in Indian Army – can we afford

It is an oft-repeated truism that militaries are conservative by nature. According to popular perception, conservatism has two connotations. One, it shows belief in the value of established and traditional practices, considering them to be sacrosanct and essential for the…
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Politicians are the same everywhere

READ, WEEP, PRINT AND KEEP! This should be on the front page of every newspaper. Charley Reese’s final column for the Orlando Sentinel… He has been a journalist for 49 years. He is retiring and this is HIS LAST COLUMN….
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Rich and the poor – what separates them

Citizens are tagged as rich or poor with reference to the shared socio economic conditions in the society. Three classes are prevalent namely upper, middle and lower class. That, in India we spread them into seven classes namely billionaires, high,…
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Polarization in societies – Who causes it

What can we do to overcome the polarization infused into us by our politicians. Just ignore the differences they show us …. Team Spirit and Coordinated decision-making If one is asked to put a finger on the most critical challenge…
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Castes – will these continue forever

Deep rooted implications Indians have continued with the traditional caste system. They live and breathe with it in their daily lives. But the question is whether castes will continue or somebody will find arguments against them. Ask the politicians and…
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Language – What can be a global language of the world

Oh ! the languages … While it acts as a great consolidator of people and races, as it did in the medieval India in the times of the British, it could turn out to be a very pitiful dis-integrator of the society…
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The Nuclear Power

If nuclear fission can be sustained under control, enough heat can be generated. But such kind of heat generation also necessitates protection against damages. Fission is activated by bombarding a fission neutron on nuclear fuels Uranium 235 and Plutonium 239….
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