A few days before the Higgs boson aka God Particle experiment at CERN threw up exciting results and made the world cheer, I posted the following comment on Twitter: ‘Tsk, why are scientists looking for the God Particle in Switzerland? It’s here in India — ask any Indian mum who has a son.’
You might call me a pessimist, but I am not running away from the ritual of bitter realism which we drink like bad faith every day. You might pump yourself with film stars selling their miscellaneous products on television — ‘I love my India’ — and you might suddenly fly on the all that gas balloon of superpower, nuclear power India; but, honestly, you must be joking.
Ramdev at Ramlila :
1:00 pm- This movement was only aimed at bringing back the black money allegedly stashed abroad and had no political agenda.
Ensuring girls’ education is the more sensitive approach to family planning, says professor Amartya Sen in a lecture in Delhi last week
Edward Sainsbury London/Delhi
Editorial: August 2012
Hardnews Bureau Delhi
Face to Face: Dr Harsha Vardhana Singh, Deputy Director General of World Trade Organisation
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi
Face to Face: Ajit Jogi, first Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh
Akash Bisht Delhi
As long as we act, either as legally appointed dacoits or as patrons bearing a new ‘white man’s burden’ in all the racist senses, we will remain complicit in genocide
Karen Gabriel and PK Vijayan Delhi
Nothing existing remains intact and the new is being created every moment. In the modern era of economic reforms and globalization, that is the biggest challenge before the working class movement
Krishna Jha Delhi