In contemporary times, religions’ identity is being used as cover for political agenda. Be it the terrorist violence or the sectarian nationalism in various parts of the World, religion is used to mask the underlying politics. While one was talking of separation of religion and politics many decades earlier, the times have been showing the reverse trends, more so in South Asia. Globally one came across the news that American President sent a chador [a ceremonial sheet of cloth] to the annual observation at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer. (April 2015). Later one also read (April 22, 2015) that Sonia Gandhi, Atal Bihari Vajpeyi, and Narendra Modi has also offered chadors at the shrine. Continue Reading..
It was just another day of school. However, one that would change the way each one of us looked at the world. We all walked into school wondering as to how could such a thing be even remotely possible? How can a small group of men walk into our country and hold it hostage without any qualms? November 26, 2008 will remain etched in the heart of every Indian and especially the heart of every Vincentian as the day when the ‘Idea of India’ was challenged. Needless to say, India showed the world that why we as a country are too unique to let anyone harm our identity. Continue Reading..
If a man could establish a new personality everyday and not look back, if he has the skill to mingle with a new audience anytime and manipulate his brain to any situation, how large would his life be?
To continuously learn from the new and apply the knowledge to make something great or worthwhile, for this, I think he has to be very flexible and let go of his earlier fixed ideas. Continue Reading..