MM Pallam Raju is back on Twitter. And unlike his earlier flirtation in 2010, the HRD minister says he is back on the platform “permanently”.
The most important song on the Union side during the American Civil War of the 19th century was ‘The Battle Hymn of the Republic’. Renuka Narayanan writes.
To use a cliché, books can be steadier and better friends than any friend in flesh and blood, PP Wangchuk writes.
Much like the prescription Santa hats on Christmas eve and hateful hangovers the next morning, all health columns leading up to the new year are inevitably on innovative permutation-combinations of how to live a sober, fitter and better life. At the risk of being contrarian, I won’t go into all that.
Kipling wrote these lines denouncing the British public’s priorities in 1902. They could apply to India in 2012: “Then ye returned to your trinkets; then ye contented your souls With the flannelled fools at the wicket or the muddied oafs at the goals.
Morality. The word sounds good, but it can't be imposed upon anyone, or even be cultivated as it's an intrinsic quality. Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj reports.
Human transformation does not mean that a person suddenly takes to the intellectual acceptance of a set of beliefs. This sudden transformation of human beings occurs when a person deeply sees the state of life and decides to do something about it. Rajesh Bhola writes.
The Buzz: Keeping tabs on the political grapevine
Losing a portfolio is disappointing for ministers. But losing a ministry with a glamorous brand ambassador is even more heart-breaking, as rural development Jairam Ramesh learnt after the recent Cabinet reshuffle.
Sushma Swaraj, the leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, is back in action to oversee the BJP's affairs in Delhi and Haryana.
The knock-on effects of the fuel price hike are showing up in inflation data. Rate cuts may be some way off.
Today, whether we like his methods or not, Mr Kejriwal, is right when he says that the Congress and the BJP are both B-teams to his movement.
During his recent visit to Kashmir, home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde did something which none of his predecessors had done since the early 1990s — stop and shop at Lal Chowk, the political and business nerve centre of Srinagar.
If we are in pain, it indicates that the direction of our karma (action) is incorrect. Pain occurs when we move away from our core desire and take the wrong path.
The psychic pathway is the pathway of the soul. It is a pathway of life lived with the belief and understanding that you are a soul, and that spiritual growth is your primary purpose.