Hildebrand & Wolfmüller came out with the first commercial variant of a two-wheeler, which came to be known as a motorcycle, in 1894. Motorbike design and production has come a long way since then. Even though engineers, designers and scientists are working overtime to better the quality and functionality of the humble motorcycle, some things […]
Something very shameful happened in Delhi on the first day of October. Three African students from Burkina Faso and Gabon were mercilessly mobbed and subjected to the worst racial treatment of Africans since The Great Raid by Somnath Bharti, the then Law Minister of Delhi.
There are many takeaways from the just-concluded speech of the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. At least from the Indian point of view. Some shock you, some make you smirk, some make you ponder, some make you applaud, some will have you express solidarity and then some will make you want to […]
Hinduism, among all major religions, is perhaps the most amenable to rationality and atheism. In fact, among all major religions, it also seems to be the most congenial to new ideas and new ways of life. Even to those ideas that seem to go against its basic grain and violate its basic premise.
I am not qualified enough to write an obituary to a person who had the guts to write his own epitaph quite a few years before his death. And I am not scholarly enough to comment on how he has enriched literature and journalism during his prolific active years. Many learned writers, journalists and artistes […]