A dangerous deficit

Lofty jargons like fiscal deficit, current account deficit etc make little sense to a populace caught in a chaotic economic scenario. But crystal clear to all is the credibility deficit, the refusal of our netas and babus to walk their talk. Clearly, the Government and politicians are unwilling to do what they want us to do. Continue Reading

Future imperfect!

‘The study of the assumed influence of stars on human affairs’: This tame, tentative and rather toned down definition of ‘Astrology’ in English disctionaries belies reality. Now, whether the stars guide human affairs or not, astrology does, in Bharath and globally too, notwithstanding rational skeptics. Indeed, a matter as profoundly influential as astrology deserves to be treated with more credence. Continue Reading

Benevolent ‘bad’shahs!

It is not often that you have ghosts of past Mughal emperors calling on you in succession. After Babar, who has been hanging around for quite some time now, sternly refusing to be exorcised, Akbar and Aurangazeb are currently in our midst, bestowing their munificence even posthumously. Continue Reading