Category Archives: Politics

Politics and Religion- where should the two intersect?

Politics and religion have always had a complex relationship. Remember the sages and kings in India? The church and state in the west? Understanding this equation was never going to be easy. In India religion and politics seem to be … Continue reading

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The National Anthem- Do you know what you sing?

  Wishing all my fellow Indians a very Happy Independence day. It’s a day that arouses patriotism and love for the country like no other. Thousands gather on the streets of every city, town, and village echoing patriotic songs like Mere Desh … Continue reading

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That Poverty Line

There’s been a lot of talk about the poverty line in India. Some economists have come up with the figure of Rs 32, saying that if you earn below that amount per day, you are bracketed as a person living … Continue reading

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