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The first is freedom from, the second is freedom for, and the third is just freedom…
Let’s learn from these young teachers.
"Authenticity is...about the choice to show up and be real...the choice to let our true selves be seen." – Brené Brown When was the last time you openly acknowledged your fallacies? Whe...
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Imagine if suddenly the astronomers discover a planet, within reaching distance, just like Earth. How excited everyone would be. Let's say it has oceans and lakes, has a good temperature for humans, h...
While the easing of sanctions on Iran is welcome and will work towards its return into the mainstream, the country must also make an effort towards meaningful reform. The fears of "foreign influence" and "corruption of values" are unfounded when you have such a proud, strong and vibrant civilizational heritage.
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A book which forms part of the Delhi University's History curriculum calls Bhagat Singh a "revolutionary terrorist", prompting the freedom fighter's family to raise the issue with DU authorities as we...
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Mahatma Gandhi had remarked once that freedom is not worth having if we do not have the freedom to make mistakes. That indeed is a freedom we need to grant ourselves, our children, our families, our employees, indeed our firms.
First and foremost, I was delighted to hear about Kanhaiya Kumar's interim bail. However, I was deeply disappointed by the speech he gave upon his return to the JNU campus. I had been expecting him to act responsibly and to clarify that 'anti-national' slogans are not acceptable, not on the JNU campus nor anywhere else.
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A little-known smartphone company called Ringing Bells has launched the world's cheapest smartphone priced at ₹251 ($4) in India, astonishing observers. It has been pointed out that typically a smartp...
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Defying a civil court's stay order on the planned beef and pork festivals scheduled to take place on Thursday, students of Hyderabad's Osmania University consumed beef biryani and kebabs on Tuesday. T...
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What if we totally clamp down on our children's freedoms, for fear that they may come to harm? Surely, they will make fewer mistakes. But fewer mistakes will mean less learning. How does that fit into our primary role as parents -- that to nurture the child so that he or she becomes a self-sustaining human being?
LONDON -- Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has stressed that actors, like all other professions, are free to speak their mind despite a spate of recent controversies. Asked about his views on the im...
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I feel sad for a country that does not demand more from her Prime Minister. Has India's public not gotten the message that the leaders are supposed to be answerable to the people? That they are supposed to reassure the people that the country is safe? At the same time, I'm sickened at the "selective vision" of a section of Modi's followers. This section of people is not only holding India back but are pushing the country into a backward, regressive path.
The problem with the saffron fringe is that it does not understand the gravity and the importance of the situation. Here is the greatest opportunity for a right wing leader - Narendra Modi - to emerge as one of the finest statesmen of India since Jawaharlal Nehru, but his own supporters are slaughtering his chances with their cow politics.