India should go for Reservation only on economic basis

Lalit Shastri “Equal  protection of  Law”,  guaranteed by the Constitution, has been explained by Government of India by pointing out that “among  equals, the law  should be equal  and equally  administered. That like should be treated as like. Or  in  other words,  persons  differently  circumstanced need not be treated in the same manner.”  In India,… Read More India should go for Reservation only on economic basis

Watchout: Film, TV and OTT players are taking Indian citizens for a ride

Anand Prakash Across the country, whether you are in the capital or or other big cities, towns, and villages; whether you live in a hut, makeshift shanty, a single-room tenement, a two room house or a three-bedroom luxury apartment. At a time when the Corona virus has locked everyone in their homes, you will find… Read More Watchout: Film, TV and OTT players are taking Indian citizens for a ride

De-mystifying Indian Cricket’s Myths

Harpal Singh Bedi MYTH-BUSTING: Indian Cricket Behind the Headlines By Gulu Ezekiel Price: Rs 295  Rupa Publications  There is a myth that Cricket in India  gained popularity after winning the 1983 World Cup as the victory  was directly  beamed to the drawing rooms of  millions of people back home and they felt elated and proud watching Kapil Dev and… Read More De-mystifying Indian Cricket’s Myths

Temples of Tamil Nadu – Tragic recent history

Ram Ramkumar  Tamil Nadu is known as the Land of Temples. Nearly 33,000 ancient temples, many over a 1000 years old, are found scattered all over the State. As per Tamil Nadu Hindu Endowments Board, there are 38615 temples. Since 1967, Godless Dravidianism and lumpen ‘rationalism’ have pillaged and plundered these magnificent monuments.  Usurped their… Read More Temples of Tamil Nadu – Tragic recent history

Distinguished Space scientist salutes his maths teacher on Women’s Day

Tapan Misra That day was probably 22nd July 1969. I was a student of standard two of the primary section of a girls’ school: Shatadal Balika Vidyayatan in Sukchar, then a desolate suburb, north of Kolkata. In the midst of Bengali language class, in the second period of morning session, Moynadi, our Maths teacher rushed… Read More Distinguished Space scientist salutes his maths teacher on Women’s Day

Kolkata National Art Exhibition 2021 went Live and broke the barrier of time and space

Newsroom24x7 Network Kolkota: Riddhi Siddhi Art Studio is a platform or call it a complete package for those who really are passionate to make a mark in the field of art and culture. The studio has organized a series of National Art Exhibitions and also the trailblazing event Madhya First Brustrokes “The Painting Party”. Kolkata… Read More Kolkata National Art Exhibition 2021 went Live and broke the barrier of time and space

When they gave us Independence, they bequeathed us Macaulay’s children to rule us

Tapan Misra Lessons from history: More things change, more they remain the same They came as merchants to buy costly cloths, spices, minerals, diamonds from prosperous Indians. Over time, they became masters, we became their colony, Indian economy nosedived. From producers of Indian muslins – handwoven of extremely fine handspun yarns – we became importers… Read More When they gave us Independence, they bequeathed us Macaulay’s children to rule us

Shuggie Bain is a deserving winner of the Booker

Winner of the Booker Prize 2020 Shortlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction 2020The Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year 2020 Guru Chahal Yesterday, I finally finished reading the Man Booker Prize 2020 winner – Shuggie Bain, Douglas Stuart’s first novel. It took me a month and a half to finish the 430-pager paperback… Read More Shuggie Bain is a deserving winner of the Booker

Exclusive news coverage of ISRO drew maximum hits in 2020

Newsroom24x7 Network Just like the two previous years 2018 and 2019, exclusive news coverage of ISRO by Newsroom24x7 drew maximum traffic and readers’ interest even during 2020. Of the 10 most visited pages/new items, which included the Newsroom24x7 Home page that was the top attention grabber, nine are exclusive and analytical reports about ISRO The… Read More Exclusive news coverage of ISRO drew maximum hits in 2020

Glowing tributes to Shankar Dayal Singh

Shankar Sanskriti Pratishthan marks 83rd Birth Anniversary of Laureate with a Lecture on “Education, Culture and Samskara” Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: On the occasion of the 83rd Birth Anniversary of noted Parliamentarian and Laureate Dr. Shankar Dayal Singh, the Shankar Sanskriti Pratishthan hosted a webinar on the topic of “Education, Culture and Samskara” in his… Read More Glowing tributes to Shankar Dayal Singh

SPEED MERCHANTS – The Story Of Indian Pace Bowling

SPEED MERCHANTS – The Story Of Indian Pace Bowling (1880-2019) Authors:  Gulu Ezekiel and Vijay Lokapally Publisher: Bloomsbury Book Review: Harpal Singh Bedi The situation changed dramatically with the advent of Kapil Dev. The Floodgates really opened in the new millennium with Javagal Srinath, Zaheer Khan and Irfan Khan leading a revolution that today sees India’s pace… Read More SPEED MERCHANTS – The Story Of Indian Pace Bowling

Lord Ganesha as chocolate is sacrilege: Sanatan Mission

Newsroom24x7 Network There is a craft chocolate company in the US that has hurt the sentiments of the followers of the Sanatan Dharma or the billion plus Hindus in India and the followers of the oldest religion across the world. The company in question is Dwaar Chocolate – a craft chocolate company operating out of… Read More Lord Ganesha as chocolate is sacrilege: Sanatan Mission

Arnab roars; tells Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray “you have been defeated”p

Newsroom24x7 Network Mumbai: “The game has just begun. Uddhav Thackeray must hear. We will have to fight a lot more in the coming days. We are stronger than ever before. For us it is nation first, no compromise.” This is how Arnab Goswami, Editor-in-Chief Republic Network, roared on returning to the Republic Network headquarters here… Read More Arnab roars; tells Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray “you have been defeated”p

Mumbai Police trying to muzzle the voice of free media: Republic Media

Newsroom24x7 Network Mumbai: Republic Media Network has accused the Mumbai Police, led by Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh, of achieving “a new global feat of state machinery trying to muzzle the voice of the free media”. The Republic Media Network in a statement on Friday 23 October said it is “shocked to learn that the… Read More Mumbai Police trying to muzzle the voice of free media: Republic Media