Faith, they say, can move mountains but last week I climbed a hill that moved a nation.
In the news for becoming an intersection of national and state politics, big business and religion, the Niyamgiri Hills called the reporter in me. Read more
Why are Lalu Prasad, Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mamata Banerjee so anxious about giving salaries to imams of mosques? Why, after 17 years, are the chiefs of three national parties — Rashtriya Janata Dal (Lalu), Samajwadi Party (Mulayam) and Trinamool Congress (Mamata) — raking up a Supreme Court judgement and this issue now? Read more
I sat there silently, as my nephew and his father finished their Namaaz. The atmosphere was sacred. The sincerity of nephew in exploring the great beyond with his father was touching — I shed a silent tear. Read more
The practice of reading spiritual texts together is gathering momentum. Read more