Sikhs, Christians should speak up against Hindutva mobs before it’s too late
29.04.17 14:07 as General - Sunny Hundal*

As right wing forces flex their Hindutva muscles and use them against Muslims across the country, Sikhs and Christians will be watching in worry. But the time for them to speak out is now, not when the mob comes for them. By then it will ...

When the Mughals turned to demonetisation
29.04.17 01:45 as Demonetisation - Prakash Bhandari*

The Indian rupee, which draws its name from the Sanskrit word rupyakam, has been at the centre of many discussions and debates following the demonetisation of high value currency notes on November 8.

But this is not the first time that India's currency of the time ...

Pearls as Harvest of Patience and Love - Scaling Political Walls To Reach Human Hearts
31.03.17 07:05 as Soul Speaking - harcharan bains

I am particularly happy for something I learned from my mother. Never confuse opinions with persons. Opinions are not people. They are not even the most important things about a person. You must meet opinion with opinion and a person with person. Never mistake a ...

An Unusual Encounter
26.03.17 06:01 as Soul Speaking - Harcharan Bains*

For the first time in my life today, I met a strong and handsome but aggressive dog who would have none of my love overtures or even offers. He would have nothing but a one on one duel -Russian style-and kept challenging me to it. 
He ...

Suresh Kumar – The Importance of Being Earnest
17.03.17 23:23 as Profile - kanwar manjit singh

Suresh Kumar, a retired IAS officer, is now the Chief Principal Secretary to CM, a move that political pundits say is a sign that Chief Minister Amarinder Singh wants an efficiently run CMO on which no mud sticks.

With the bespectacled razor-sharp man who ran the ...

The untold story of Kaur Singh – A forgotten Indian boxer who fought Muhammad Ali
16.03.17 19:49 as Personality - Shantanu Prasher*

Muhammad Ali was the greatest boxer to have ever graced the ring. While Ali will be forever remembered, Kaur Singh, the only Indian boxer to have ever faced Ali in the ring, has remained completely unknown. This is the story of the Kaur Singh.
It was ...

Poli-tics: It is as simple as that
13.03.17 08:44 as Politics - harcharan bains*

When you lose in life, the first weakness you must --MUST -- resist is the temptation to blame it on everything except one's own mistakes or find excuses for one's own shortcomings. Every failure can always be traced back to something or the other we ...

Arvind Kejriwal - Jab Ishq Tumhen Ho Jayega
12.02.17 02:00 as Politics - nischay pal

WITH THE RAGING conversations going on around street corners, at roadside tea shops and in tony neighbourhoods in Punjab, it is all the more necessary that we try to understand a little more of this thing called Arvind Kejriwal. And we name him —instead of ...

The Pioneering Doctor who Discovered the First Case of HIV in India 30 Years Ago
03.12.16 14:01 as Personality - Sanchari Pal*

When Suniti Solomon, the groundbreaking HIV researcher who documented the first cases of the infection in India in 1986, passed away on July 28, 2015, The New Yorker wrote:

"As HIV swept across the world, in the mid-nineteen-eighties, no country possessed a more menacing mix of ...

Girish Nikam - In Memoriam
07.11.16 20:35 as Personality - TEAM PT

Senior journalist GIRISH NIKAM is no more. The much respected journalist died in harness - doing what he used to do best. He recorded his last show for Rajya Sabha TV today, and passed away a little later. Sharp, incisive, balanced, impressively informed, Girish Nikam ...

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