Indian Election Vibes

Modi is lucky to be blessed with so weak an opposition led by the Congress, with no agenda other than to defeat him. Even so, doubts assail him, for he must know he has not delivered on the promise of 2014. India’s election is the largest…

After Nishwa’s Death

The Hippocratic Oath requires a new physician to swear, by a number of healing gods, to uphold specific ethical standards. These include the principles of medical confidentiality and non-maleficence. “I will remember that I remain a member…

Air-Strikes Minus Diplomacy

Once Ralph Waldo Emerson-an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century said, “For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.” Truth they…

Negating Battle of Hatred

India and Pakistan have waged two wars over Kashmir and are now nuclear armed. Even before both the countries won their independence from Britain in August 1947, Kashmir was hotly contested. India has warned Pakistan that it would pay for…

Democracy A Farce?

Abraham Lincoln defined democracy as ‘government of the people, by the people, for the people’. However, he was candid when he said: ‘Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and…

Reviewing SDGs

After the election, new PTI lead government is gearing up for some good work. Power corridors though seem politically unstable for the time being. But, this situation can be turned into pleasant environment by delivering good governance to…