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  • The makers of PK must realise that people are willing to worship anything because it might lead them to see the divine in everything, writes Amish.
  • Aamir Khan dressed as a cop in PK's motion poster
    Jan 07, 2015 22:40 IST

    Lessons from PK: Beliefs may be cast in stone

    The makers of PK must realise that people are willing to worship anything because it might lead them to see the divine in everything, writes Amish.

  • A motocycle burns
    Sep 12, 2014 23:30 IST

    Religious differences are there, but India is no communal tinderbox

    The country has had communal riots. But it is unlikely that it is going to sink into a morass of religious violence like Syria or Iraq. It seems that scare-mongering about religion suits the purpose of our ‘secular’ and ‘religious’ extremists, writes bestselling author Amish.

  • LK Advani
    Jun 08, 2014 22:35 ISTModern Indian

    A government’s job is to govern, not represent the views of all people

    This is regarding the point that some establishment intellectuals have been making these days: That since the NDA has garnered 38.5% of the vote (and the BJP 31%), its victory is somehow incomplete/illegitimate. Amish writes.

  • Local residents along
    Jul 24, 2013 23:43 ISTModern Indian

    Go ahead, be a rebel

    A rebellious India is a precursor to a great India. But, a rebellion without a sense of personal duty and purpose often leads to chaos. Amish writes.

  • Sep 08, 2013 22:52 IST

    To make money is glorious

    Those who preach that money is impure in today's Age of Money are being as irresponsible as those who preached non-violence in the Age of Violence. Amish writes.

  • A porter
    May 13, 2013 23:00 ISTModern Indian

    The centre doesn't hold

    There is an overriding and all-pervasive atmosphere of pessimism today. Even though it carries the risk of violence and chaos, a messy, decentralised and politically divided country could be the right catalyst for innovation. Amish writes.

  • Men dressed as lord Shiva
    Jun 06, 2013 23:13 ISTModern Indian

    In God’s own country

    Religious extremism will only be defeated by religious liberalism, not by secular homilies that are often quoted by the nation’s elite, writes Amish.

  • CERN
    Oct 07, 2013 00:38 IST

    A spiritual lesson learnt on a scientific quest

    The ‘strong-interaction’ force does not weaken, no matter how hard you try to pull particles apart. There is a spiritual lesson in that, writes Amish.

  • Ram Navami
    Mar 21, 2014 22:42 ISTmodern indian

    The other side of ‘ideal’ icons like Lord Ram

    Sadly, it has become almost fashionable in liberal circles to criticise Lord Ram. In Hinduism, we are encouraged to question: Lord Krishna very clearly states this in the Bhagavad Gita.