Just what is it about drought that brings out the worst in mankind? How do we define drought – is it the tyranny of nature or should we say, it’s the sheer absence of nature?
Invoking Bharat Mata in the much-independent India sounds odd, at least keeping in mind its history. The goddess has become a rallying point in proving ones nationalism and patriotism.
Recent controversies regarding the age-old traditions of barring women from entering two temples have rekindled the debate on discrimination.
The death of brave hearts should be a blot on the powers-that-be, whose incompetence is often the main reason for the deaths of lives that had not even lived a complete life.
To be fair to Krishna, who battled many a force since his birth and triumphed at every step, does a passing reference to him, undermine his enormous following across the world?
With the advent of the television, mythology came home. It opened up a world which was hitherto little known to many.