Food for Thought

The agriculture crisis. GST. Dissent. Modi will finally pay Trump a visit. West Asia. Men in miniskirts giving me advice. Child Marriage.

A Week of Little Faith

Kashmir. Trump. Erdogan. Vijay Mallya. The banking crisis. Rural distress. Sonu Nigam. Evan Spiegal. Let’s applaud you for getting through the week.


There is no other justification for the king to exist than to protect in every way, the people. For protection is the first foundation of all social order. It is from the fear of danda that people do not consume each other: it is upon danda that all order is based. — Shantiparva, Mahabharatha


Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. – Albert Einstein