Editors Picks

Our betrayal of Tibet will keep haunting us

Belated realization that Bharat betrayed Tibet dawned on the eternal blunderer, J Nehru, in the last years of his life. Guilt of the 1962 humiliation roiled him. But like most…




Double defense spending to deal with China

The Chinese may have begun the process of ‘disengagement’ in the Galwan Valley, Hot Springs and Gogra Heights, but restoration of the status quo ante which prevailed before the incursions…



Temple Elephants

The tragedy of the temple elephant

Over the last few years, one sees systematic attempts to selectively target  Hindu Dharma traditions, customs and practices in the guise of animal rights and humanising the way animals are…




Bhagavad Gita

How to introduce the Bhagavad Gita to children

Well-meaning parents and grandparents often give children a copy of the Bhagavad Gita. It could be either a pocket-sized version of the original, which becomes little more than a talisman,…


Internal Enemies

Internal enemies pose bigger threat than China

With the clouds of a limited war with China looming over Ladakh, there has never been a better time to lob a question plaguing conservative minds for long but considered…