Monday, May 28, 2018

Dear Modiji, Do You Know Why We, The People Of Andhra Pradesh Loves You?

Even though your Budget and government ignored the state for four years, you had the magnanimity to mention a non-issue from three decades ago....

The Time For This idea Hasn’t Come Yet!

For some time now, the print and the electronic media have been reporting that the central government is thinking of conducting simultaneous elections to...

Indo-Anglians: The Newest And Fastest-Growing Caste In India

An influential demographic or psychographic is emerging in India  – and it is  affluent, urban and highly educated. Sometime around 2012 or 2013, my daughters...

Tobacco-Funded Organisation Refuses to Answer if its Funder Will Stop Making Cigarettes

We first reported on the Philip Morris funded foundation, targeting global universities and public health leaders with tobacco-money. The deans of 17 US universities put...

South India Is The Final Frontier In The Contest Between Hinduism And Hindutva

The affirmation of Hinduism by politicians and public figures in the South is not soft Hindutva. It is a reaction to the political agenda...

Holiday, Parade And Even A Song: How India Defines ‘Republic Day’?

DeccanLive asked people in different parts of central Delhi if they knew what a republic was and understood the significance of the celebrations. A holiday....

How Women Juggle Multiple Roles Everywhere, Every Day?

As we strive towards creating an equal society and giving the women in our homes and our offices the respect they deserve, raising awareness...

Privatization Of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant – Selling The Family Silver

The government seems to be all set for initiating the process of privatisation of the prestigious Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP). The Central government has...

Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Risk of Diabetes by Altering Your Gut Microbiome

While artificial sweeteners are often promoted as healthier alternatives to sugar for diabetics, they could actually speed up the development of glucose intolerance, according...

South India’s Spice Hero: How to Make the Famous Gunpowder

My first South Indian meal was a disaster and this albeit attending enough and more weddings where the constant flow of food would overwhelm...

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