Follow Us:
Thursday, May 28, 2020

M. Venkaiah Naidu

The writer is the Vice-President of India.

Social distancing is antithetical to festivals, but it is the only way
Mon, Apr 27, 2020

Almost all religious institutions have now been closed and no religious congregations are being allowed, not only in India but in most of the affected countries around the world. We can win only if we act with wisdom, alacrity and a dispassionate understanding of the preventive actions.

COVID-19 pandemic makes world re-examine interconnection between man and nature
Tue, Apr 07, 2020

Despite rapid scientific and medical advancements, the pandemic has shown how vulnerable and helpless homo sapiens are, even as scientists across the globe are racing against time to save lives by finding an appropriate cure for the severely afflicted and develop a preventive vaccine.

Mother tongue must be the medium of instruction to preserve India’s cultural diversity, heritage
Fri, Nov 22, 2019

The mother tongue lays a strong foundation for the expression of creativity. Every effort must be made to nurture creativity at the formative stage.

Guru Nanak’s teachings provide a road to a better future
Tue, Nov 12, 2019

Guru Nanak was a great champion of equality. For him, the differences and multiple identities based on caste, creed, religion and language were irrelevant.

Both Jaipal and Sushma left an indelible imprint on the national canvas
Sat, Aug 10, 2019

Both Jaipal and Sushma belonged to that group of political leaders who had strong convictions based on their vast knowledge and rich experience.

Let’s strike a balance
Fri, Jun 21, 2019

Around the world, the benefits of yoga for physical and mental health as well as sustainability are being recognised.

Languages and civilisation
Fri, Apr 05, 2019

The need of the hour is to promote, protect and modernise India’s classical languages

Our fitting tribute
Tue, Mar 05, 2019

The National War Memorial is a reminder that our soldiers are the unsung heroes of our democracy. It is incumbent on all citizens to act in a manner that boosts the morale of our armed forces

When terror came to the House
Thu, Dec 13, 2018

December 13 is a day to pay homage to those who were martyred, and to remind ourselves of the need for a united resolve against a common enemy.

He understood the pain of others
Wed, Nov 07, 2018

Gandhi’s vision of service and humanism is relevant across nations and time.

Why Shastri matters today
Tue, Oct 02, 2018

Lal Bahadur Shastri's stress on character and moral strength acquire special significance

Make India Vishwaguru again
Wed, Sep 05, 2018

To reclaim our place as the leader in the realm of education and ideas, we must stop blindly aping the West. We must deepen our understanding of our intellectual heritage.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee only made friends, no enemies
Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was both tender and tough. It was his ability to stay true to his values and also speak to all sections of society that mesmerised so many.

Swarajya to Surajya
Mon, Jul 23, 2018

To build New India, today’s youth must look back at Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Chandra Shekhar Azad for inspiration.

Lessons from dark times
Mon, Jun 25, 2018

Remembering Emergency: The people must stay at the forefront of protecting democracy.

A new TRP philosophy
Thu, May 03, 2018

Rights and responsibilities must be harmonised for the sake of democracy. It would be appropriate for the media to dedicate itself to the promotion of Truth in a Responsible and Professional manner.

Healthy India, happy India
Sat, Apr 07, 2018

On World Health Day, government must redouble efforts to provide quality healthcare, people must make lifestyle changes.

Speaking in my own tongue
Wed, Feb 21, 2018

A multilingual and multicultural world will be possible only by strengthening individual mother languages.

A nation-builder, an inspiration
Fri, Jan 12, 2018

Swami Vivekananda’s teachings have become all the more relevant today in the wake of attempts by fissiparous forces to impede progress.

First & foremost, a humanist
Fri, Dec 22, 2017

That’s what I learnt from Ramnath Goenka and 40 years of public life... We must debate, discuss, decide and deliver.