Time to bury blind faith in astrology

India is a nation of many faiths.  Though there are many religions, people have several things in common.  Like making public places dirty.  Like never being on time, and calling it "Indian standard time". Topping the list, perhaps,...

Our common perception of servant maids is not so good.  We tend to believe that they are word dodgers, and will do anything to get things done.  A few robberies that were attributed to servant maids, and reported in the press, makes us...

Why money cannot buy everything

In an age of sheer commercialism, we are all part of one race -- to make money.  We are part of a very big race, where we have no time to pause and think, to answer others, to care for others and so on.  We are all simply men and women,...

Make no mistake.  If there is one horrible influence on youth in our country, it is nothing but Cinema.  Be it cinema in Hindi, or Tamil or Telugu or just about any other language. One really shudders to think what will happen if present...

The simplest definition of habit is that it is a behavior pattern that is automatic.  That is, the behavior starts manifesting itself, without any provocation or guidance, as a matter of routine.  The simplest of good habits is to put...

Irrespective of whether we are young or old, or rich or poor, or educated or uneducated, we all tend to have one thing in common: anger. Anger is now becoming the bane of India.  Long respected as one of the most spiritual places on earth,...

This article is addressed in particular, to the teenagers, who are between the age of 14 and 17, as of now.  Thanks to the explosion of television, and the social media, it is becoming increasingly clear that teenagers are very much...

It is a burning issue, but one that one does not really care about -- road safety.  Every single day, at least twenty people are crushed to death in road accidents in cities like Chennai, and Bangalore.  There are children who are left to...

Reducing conspicuous consumption

The Planning Commission of India experts pegged the poverty line at a ridiculous Rs.23/ per day, a few years ago, and met with widespread criticism,  It is quite true that with this amount one cannot have a breakfast even in a village hotel,...

We should walk the talk in whatever we do

Mahatma Gandhi was an outstanding leader, who demonstrated to the world, the true value of wonderful leadership -- practice what you preach.  He inspired others like Nehru, Sardar Patel, Kamaraj, Rajaji, and several others who were selfless,...

The Girl Child: Future of modern India

A child is the greatest creation of mankind. When a child is born it is the most auspicious moment for a parent's life, but still we disrespect God's own creation in the name of gender discrimination.  India, is an emerging and rapidly...

Social evils of India

India is developing country with the second highest population in the world and consists of diversities in culture, caste, religion food, laguage, etc. But there is  unity in the country and hence, there is peace and harmony.  To develop...

Are We Socially Responsible?

What is Social Responsibility? The phrase Social Responsibility definitely needs no definition as most of us claim ourselves to be socially responsible. Yet, the question is, are we really being responsible citizens, of our society? of our...

North Bihar and floods Does anyone remember the intensity of flood that hit North Bihar in the year 2004? Most of us have forgotten it but let us not forget that North Bihar was not the final point of that flood but the flood that begins in Nepal...

Exploitation Of Women

Woman is considered to be the beautiful creation of God. She is considered to be lighter than the leaves, more charming than sunlight, more swift than winds, delicate than feathers, sweeter than honey and more gorgeous than a peacock. Any role...

Dowry: An Evil Or A Custom

Dowry so called custom has been practiced in our country since very long time. In the name of custom and marriage, girls are sold and exploited in exchange of precious gifts and money. Earlier marriage was considered as a religious pledge. Fathers...

Woman is trying her best  Women are doing equally well in the present era and they are proving their worth in every field. They are not merely going to college for obtaining a degree but they have a close look at the job market as well. To...

Consumer court and its jurisdiction One of my friends, a famous orthopedic surgeon met me just before I was about to leave for Australia for my advance diploma asked me to write some thing about doctors, especially the way they are being dragged...

High Price But Low Volume Stocks

Our country is faced with many problems. One of the big problem is that of rising prices. It is almost impossible to buy any commodity a few months later at its present price. The most affected are the salaried class who get a fixed amount of...

Success is not far off - Go and grab it

Choice is yours Most people are living in very stressful conditions in the world today and this is more so especially in our country because living conditions are too poor and political scenario not at all public friendly. However, this is up to...

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