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  • The deafening sound of silence

    The deafening sound of silence

    In these times, one must of course eulogize the power of silence.

    December 24, 2019
  • End of Silence

    End of Silence

    The fineprint of the Vatican order must be that such secrecy, despite the traditional embroidery of the expression “pontifical”, is henceforth ‘no more an excuse’ for church officials to refuse to share information on matters relating to sexual abuse of children and no less crucially, the reporting of such offences to the civil authorities (aka police).

    December 19, 2019
  • Mayawati questions PM Modi’s silence on black money

    Mayawati questions PM Modi’s silence on black money

    The 62-year-old leader asked why the Modi government has failed in preventing people like Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya from fleeing the country.

    July 1, 2018
  • Whatever I have to say, I’ll say in Nagpur: Pranab Mukherjee on RSS invite

    Whatever I have to say, I’ll say in Nagpur: Pranab Mukherjee on RSS invite

    Ever since he accepted an invitation from the RSS, former president Pranab Mukherjee has been in the news for the shock he delivered with his decision to the Congress.

    June 2, 2018
  • Silence and its significance

    Silence and its significance

    Title: Silence Author: John Biguenet Publisher: Bloomsbury Pages: 152 Price: Rs 250 We are taught in proverbs to regard it as golden, asked to practice it most of the time in our home and school life, and may use it to evade uncomfortable situations — and resent it when used against us. Or is it …

    September 14, 2017
  • Articulate silence

    Articulate silence

    The crowds were large, not massive. Instead of the customary fire of political rhetoric an eerie silence prevailed — except when TV crew tried to “flesh out” their reportage, or the odd politician sought to ride piggy-back on an outpouring of public dismay and disgust. That general silence articulated and amplified the deep concerns of …

    June 30, 2017
  • A silence that haunts

    A silence that haunts

     LAST year in May, my parents and I visited Krakow during a trip to Europe. Being a history buff , we paid a visit to the notorious death camp of Auschwitz. It is only now, almost a year later that I am able to write about my experience.  Throughout the trip, two conflicting thoughts battled …

    September 14, 2016