Life, Leisure, Letters

Manoj Bajpayee-starrer Family Man trashes moral equivalence

It was good to see that The Family Man is unambiguous about moral equivalence, and doesn’t end up equating the terrorist with the cop

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 19 Jun 2021, 01:01

Corona confessions

I am not a religious person but I did experience one thing that sages and gurus talk about—moha or attachment with and yearning for things worldly

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 14 Jun 2021, 08:42

A tale of two major Arya Samajists or how RSS took over Arya Samaj

Swami Agnivesh remained true to the Arya Samaj's anti-obscurantism spirit and thus was hated by RSS, but Baba Ramdev while claiming to be Arya Samajist embraced the medievalist Hindutva ideology

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 27 May 2021, 01:55

Ramdev belittles allopathy, Harsh Vardhan responds meekly

Ramdev said, ‘Lakhon logon ke maut ka karan allopathy hai.’ To accept his logic, one has to believe that the millions of people all over the world thronging to hospitals for Covid-19 treatment are stupid

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 24 May 2021, 10:33

Control mindset, Swadeshi hamper vaccination drive

Our political masters refused to learn form recent experience that control leads to shortages, thus triggering vaccine shortage

Read More  By :Rajesh Dikshit 12 Apr 2021, 02:08

Delhi High Court order on masks driving alone curbs liberty

Delhi High Court order that a person should wear a mask even while driving alone in a car is unfortunate, as it unnecessarily restricts individual freedom

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 07 Apr 2021, 06:39

Irrationality of vaccine skeptics

Some of those who had received the Covaxin or Covishield shot got Covid-19, so what is the use? But then some of the bike riders wearing helmet get hurt or even killed in accidents, so why wear a helmet?

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 06 Apr 2021, 01:11

BJP uses Dadasaheb Phalke to please Rajinikanth, his fans

BJP has weaponized Dadasaheb Phalke Award to please Rajinikanth and his fans

Read More  By :Ram Lal Funtoosh 02 Apr 2021, 05:41

How Govt made Pratap Bhanu Mehta a hero

Pratap Bhanu Mehta affair highlights Govt's penchant for creating new heroes

Read More  By :Rajesh Dikshit 21 Mar 2021, 11:08

How corona scare manipulated human mind

Ravi Shanker Kapoor A hundred years later when historians would write about the death and devastation wrought by the novel...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 03 Jun 2020, 11:32





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