Graphic credit: chloesimonevaldary.com Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage — playing in Mumbai and Delhi — makes us laugh at ourselves by stripping bare the self-serving hypocrisy underlying socially acceptable roles. Bleeding-heart Indian social liberals would do well to see themselves in the mirror via this play. Admittedly, we humans must get beyond our basically brutish nature. […]Read More Bleeding heart liberals are social hypocrites
Photo credit: dangerFantastic.BlogSpot.com To everyone’s relief, the Governing Council (GC) of TERI appointed a new Director General to replace Dr. R. K. Pachauri (RKP). Seemingly, it was moved to act in response to a lower court ruling staying the operation of the findings of the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC). The law at work…and play The […]Read More Male bias: death by a thousand cuts
India produces around 1,600 films annually, which gross $2 billion on 2.6 billion tickets sold. Other revenues are additional.
Skilling is a public good but with strong private good characteristics.
Gajendra Chauhan President of FTII should have proved his support amongst the agitating students via a referendum like PM Tsipras did in Greece
The elephant in the room is getting the maximum bang for the buck. Spend on skilling should result in people getting employment.Read More Only credible leaders can skill the youth
For rational people, if this breed actually exists other than in the imagination of economists, the most logical way out of the Grexit logjam was for Greece to vote “yes, we can”. Just by agreeing to take the pain of austerity measures, they would have got the amount required for this year, estimated at around […]Read More Barbarians in the temple of Dionysus
Photo: Sarah Ahmed: Indian. Pilot. July 4, 1995 — America’s Independence Day — Islamist militants take six tourists hostage in Kashmir. They decapitate a Norwegian and kill the rest, including two Americans. There has been no letup in the orgy of violence since. But now Islamists — Sunni and Shia militants — are eliminating each […]Read More Will the Indian “Malalas” please stand up