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The Hathras Rape Horror

By Rumi Mitra | 4 weeks ago

Rape, it seems, is normal. Unfortunately. Anthropological studies on human behaviour say a man can have many children, with little inconvenience to himself, while a woman can have only a few, and with great pain. That makes females more selective about partners. So, males have to resort to a strategy for achieving reproductive success. Rape,…

Publicity Hungry State Ministers Imperil the Country

By Shivalingaiah H N | September 24, 2020

Undoubtedly the Corona warriors are in the following order : medical workers consisting of Doctors, paramedical staff and the safai karmacharis (sanitation workers) and then police personnel and administrators and supporting staff. A very large number of Corona warriors have suffered the infection as a professional hazard and out of these 400 doctors alone have…

Political Parties Oppose New Farm Reforms

By Shivalingaiah H N | September 22, 2020

Fringe political parties with almost nothing to do with farmers’ issues have been creating havoc over the Farm Bills – the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill. These include the urbanised, Delhi bound Kejriwal’s AAP whose Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh created an unholy rukus while opposing the bill in the Rajya…

Indian Author Nominated for France’s First Novel Prize

By Team India Se | September 11, 2020

Two weeks after his bestselling novel Land Where I Flee made the long list of the Emile Guimet Prize, Nepali-Indian author Prajwal Parajuly is back in the news again. Fuir et Revenir, the French translation of his book by Benoîte Dauvergne is now nominated for France’s First Novel Prize. Also on the list is Man…

Baring Private Equity Asia Partners with CFS and SINDA give financial relief to Singapore’s hardest-hit by COVID-19

By Team India Se | September 11, 2020

One of Asia’s largest independent alternative investment firms donated S$1 million to COVID-19-impacted individuals through CFS’s Sayang Sayang Fund and the #SINDACares initiative. SINDA presented an additional $326k from community-led donations for migrant worker relief Baring Private Equity Asia (“BPEA”) joins a nation-wide COVID-19 relief effort by donating S$1 million to support local relief initiatives…

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Why I’m Ready To Be Flogged In These Chest-thumping Times

WE ARE AT WAR We are at war, yet never really at war.  We are at peace, never truly at peace.  What is this land in which we live —seeded by hate, by the sword tilled, scythe-harvested by Death?  Since neither of us can win,  let our unequal gods meet,  bury arms instead of limbs, …

The Dynamism Of Indivisibility

An organisation is much more than the sum total of its material and intellectual assets. The whole is more than the sum of its parts. The whole is not a collection of parts but the individual relationship that exists among the parts. If we take all of the words in a sentence and change their…

Happy Marketing!

Indian students who made good in Singapore. That’s the story of National University of Singapore (NUS) graduates Rachit Dayal and Prantik Mazumdar. Singapore permanent residents, they recently sold their start-up, Happy Marketer, to Merkle Company, part of the giant Dentsu-Aegis Network, for “more money than we know what to do with,” says Dayal.  Singapore’s first…

The Tickle Effect

In just a decade, Roshni Mahtani, has achieved what many can only dream of – a successful tech media company that is taking a leap into the world of e-commerce. Starting off as a platform for parents to talk about ‘real’ parental issues and not mundane discussions on blues and pinks, she has now set…

Waxing Eloquently About Bollywood

Madame Tussauds Singapore officially launched the Ultimate Film Star Experience (UFSE) recently and this launch was officiated by A-lister and iconic television personality, Karan Johar, who unveiled his first and only wax figure at this new zone. With Indian cinema culture surging in popularity, the Ultimate Film Star Experience is an exciting 2,500 sq ft…