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Hospitals are no wayside dhabhas 

While standardization of healthcare costs is essential, displaying rates as on a menu card isn’t the answer

K-rail protests; fast-tracking power through backdoor

The governing LDF in Kerala is hell-bent on constructing its dream project, the high-speed K-Rail. The opposition is hell-bent to see it shelved. Is the opposition protesting to precipitate a constitutional crisis to assume power through the backdoor?

    UNSC vote on Ukraine; India condones tyranny    

By deciding to abstain from United Nations Security Council vote deploring Russian invasion of Ukraine, India turns a new leaf. To be known as a nation tolerant of tyranny and expansionism

Why do Indian students turn sitting ducks in foreign war bunkers?

Russian invasion of Ukraine throws open the question; why do Indian students turn sitting ducks in war bunkers under foreign soil in their effort to pursue professional courses?

Ukraine; the world cannot afford another Afghanistan

On February 24 2022 Russia invaded Ukraine. The world community must ensure Ukraine doesn’t turn out to be another Afghanistan, creating trouble for itself and rest of the world

Hijab row; fancy dress competition?

Campuses in Karnataka resemble fancy dress competition with students wearing various outfits representing a lost nation

‘Thank you for the music, Lataji’

The ‘nightingale of India’ passed away on February 6 2022. A nation stunned in disbelief could only say ‘thank you for the music, Lataji’

The darkness deepens Lord, with me abide

Gandhi’s personal favorite ‘Abide With me’ was dropped from Beating the Retreat in 2022. Is the move representative of rightwing forces’ agenda to de-Gandianise’ India on the sly?

Djokovic a victim of misplaced governmental obstinacy

Australia deports World No I Djekovic for not receiving Covid vaccine without letting him defend the Australian Open title. Australia’s action lacks scientific backing

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