Passing of a friend

I went to Jag Mundhra's funeral expecting grief. What I felt was a warmth.  Almost as if the warmth he exuded all his life exploded out and permeated the molecules of the air around us.  I met his wife, Chandra and through her tears her first words to me were " What a history we [...]

Are you cool ?

Getting to grips with a the media hype of the modern world that is completely designed to make you feel a lack of self worth unless you are 'cool' and 'with it' is a loosing battle, Simply because there are too many marketing ideas designed to make money based on the psychology of guilt Oh [...]

A mandate to govern or the right to rule ?

There is so much being said on TV and press about the unconstitutional nature of protests over the Jan Lokpal Bill.  It is important for every citizen to read the Constitution to decide for themselves. However the system is not the Constitution. The system is merely an administrative interpretation of the Constitution. So to say [...]

Anna Hazare : Is political power to the Civil Society a threat to Democracy ?

There is debate raging, or perhaps more than debate -a revolution -seething in India that could redefine the relationship between a People and it's democratically elected Parliament and Government. Does Power once given to the elected Government and Parliament for it's term ( in India 5 years) effectively take all Power away from the Citizens [...]

Corporate Slavery by Abdul Munim

Corporate Slaves:— I am Lost in the maze of regional rivalries. Exploring the current political and social situation of the world is like putting your head into a washing machine. A lot has been written and said on this subject, but none of it makes sense to me. Role of Media: In the midst of [...]