Sudheendra-Kulkarni: A Global Guru

Something unbelievable happened in Kerala earlier this month. Top leaders of the Congress,CPM and BJP came together at a function in Thiruvananthapuram for the release of the book Swami Vivekananda and Prabuddha (Enlightened) Keralam,edited by P Parameswaran,a  [..]

The Pakistan Diaries By Sudheendra Kulkarni

Bagh-e-Jinnah is to Lahore what Lodi Garden is to Delhi. Both are iconic parks, laden with history. But the former is bigger and, going by the number of aam aadmi who come there for recreation, less […] View In Full At : The Pakistan Diaries by  [..]

Cairo Awaits Its Saviour

The protests that began ended the 30-year-old dictatorial regime of Hosni Mubarak. The national museum in Cairo is a treasure trove of artefacts, many of them brought from the cavernous tombs inside those miracles of ancient Egypt — the pyramids. The  [..]

Why Gandhi Resonates In Rome

Reflecting on Gandhis 1931 visit to Rome and the echo of his message in Pope Franciss pronouncements. Rome,the Eternal City,is still as inviting as ever. But there is a certain new thinking in the air in Italys capital,born of three factors prolonged  [..]

Politics Of Lies And Loot

The battle of Mahabharata is over. Pandavas won the battle,caused by greed and lust for power on the part of Kauravas. As Krishna proclaims in the Bhagavad Gita,the good must prevail over the evil,and it has. Yudhishthir,the eldest and the most pious  [..]