Atal Behari Vajpayee – A Leader par excellence

A personal tribute to a Great Man in adverse circumstances Venkat Raman My first meeting with Atal Behari Vajpayee occurred in 1968 when he called on Chakravarti Rajagopalachari in Kalki Gardens in Kilpauk, Madras. He had just become President of Jana Sangh, a Hindu, Right-Wing Political Party that succeeded Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, an organisation that propagated the concept of ‘Hindu…

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Victims of Family Harm must speak out

Editorial Two Issue 397 August 1, 2018 The Indian community, otherwise known for its placidity and trouble-free trait, is becoming a subject of concern with increasing number of cases of domestic violence or family harm. Many young women are being subject to physical, mental and verbal abuse, some attempt at suicide, while others suffer in silence, unable or unwilling to…

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