The aftermath of Karnataka elections, the battle of ideologies, issues and Indian democracy: An Analysis

The events leading to the Karnataka elections, the results, floor test and the after math has captivated the mindset of the Indian voters and international audience alike. It demonstrates the repetition of India’s history, the political institutions at work vide their un-decorated discourses, platitudinous discussions and orthodox style of play. Such was the democratic hullabaloo …

Western world and the myth of the Indian middle class

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Whenever I hear Europeans per se Indian equivalent of foreigners talking about the Indian middle class’ I often wonder what do they mean? What section of the Indian society are they referring to? Are they referring to the conventional wisdom consisting of the 601 million odd consumer class, or the few 100 million people with the ability to …

I Am Destined To Win

The high achiever knows how to climb into the optimal performance zone and ride the wave of success. They know how to get in flow and allow things to happen. They don't get in their own way and block themselves.They reach deep down inside themselves to find the magic needed to win. Remember You were destined …

My Never Ending Pain

At the age of seven, I was subjected to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Mumbai, in a most unhygienic and clandestine manner. The shock and trauma of that day are still with me. Like me, there are thousands of my Dawoodi Bohra sisters who have been subjected to genital cutting as children and even today …

The Ethics of Environment

Introduction We see things as we perceive them. Our actions indicate how we perceive things. Our behavior with our natural environment clearly depicts our perception, i.e. its objectification. Calling natural phenomenon as natural disaster or environmental problem, as if it is a misfit in our natural world, is today’s tragedy. Earth was formed roughly 4.6 …