Gone with the Guru!

If secularism in India is in the ICU of Hypocrisy Hospital, it is at least in elite, albeit equally sick, company. The next bed is occupied by spirituality. Though at present sight both appear to have nil hope of survival or salvation, secularism can hope to be clinically alive on constitutional ventilators. But spirituality is in critical health with the life support systems being painfully withdrawn by the very people drafted to sustain it. Continue Reading

It’s party time for media

On the face of it, it looks quite ironical that the idiot box should catch the imagination of our super-intelligent rationalists. But thanks to enterprising grand-nephews and their not-so-entertaining mischiefs, every rationalist worth the towel on his torso seems to have now come alive to the possibilities that a ‘kept’ media on air offers to their political prospects. Continue Reading