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Mythology and Religion

Scriptures form the basis of religion but rigidity sets in and the purpose is lost. The true meaning of religion is in absorbing the essence of the scriptures.

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I am a Nobody

I was a Somebody who kept Nobody away. Once, when critical, I surrendered to Nobody. He revived me. I now know we must surrender our problems to the God within.

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What a Coincidence!

‘Coincidence is beyond logical explanation and hence understood only by the illogical part of the mind called heart.’ There are many incidents in my life that have made me believe so. In fact, such incidents that we attribute to coincidence happen every now and then. If you look back and analyse, you will realise that […]

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Dogs Can Smell a Rat

As a kid, I too dreamt of having a dog, like many do. But I was denied that joy when I brought home a neighbour’s pup. My mother refused to have him. It would be either her or the dog. My dad asked me to look after myself first before I tried taking responsibility for […]

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Society – A Sinner’s Paradise

The Premise: Why undo nature when this is a cause of all the wrongs everywhere? Love is nature’s gift. It transcends the barriers of age, skin colour, caste, community, religion and sex. Why should we allow society to deny us this purity of nature? Why should women be denied equal rights? Women enjoying sex is […]

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Is Tapan Ghosh Out Of His Mind?

“Is Tapan Ghosh out of his mind?” asked Khush as he pushed his iPhone towards Harry. “Look at this quote,” he said, referring to yet another controversial quote from the maverick. Harry read it and smiled. “Why are you smiling? Isn’t he mad?” questioned Khush. “Sure, he is mad, he probably likes it that way,” […]

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The Triple Talaq Bill: A Time For Change

Khush: Today’s newspaper says that the Triple Talaq Bill will be a game-changer for Women’s Empowerment in India. Sadly, it has run into opposition in the Rajya Sabha. Harry: Why? What’s the problem? Let’s first understand the full implications of the Bill. It is necessary to know what it proposes. Khush: The Bill makes the […]

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