I have been thinking (a dangerous occupation), trying to make sense of all the hate in the air and the forces fanning it about. While at it, I have also been wondering what is worse, the perpetual doom and despair of Twitterverse or the oft-misleading and toxic positivity of LinkedInsphere? But I digress. My thoughts… Continue reading Equity, the answer to hate
The day is about taking stock of how and where we are as a nation and what we achieved and lost in the year gone by, a performance evaluation, if you will.
As of July 10, 2021, India has administered around 310 million COVID-19 vaccines. The drive covers the second shot for 5.5% of the population, while 23% have received the first dose. India’s vaccination program, which started in mid-January, has been facing challenges owing primarily to vaccine shortage and infrastructure constraints. These shortages contributed to the… Continue reading Corporate Vaccination: Bridging the Gap
‘Secularism’ has officially become a dirty word in India. In a country that is lost and aching, people are slipping deeper and deeper into a bottomless pit of hate and division. Robbed of our aspirations and opportunities or maybe just stoking our deep-seated bigotry, we have become so engrossed in our recreational hate that we… Continue reading Secular, The Most Dreaded ‘S’ Word in India
One of my tattoos quotes a phrase from Virgil’s Aeneid - "Sic itur ad Astra" (Thus one journeys to the stars). Spoken by Apollo, addressing Aeneas’ son Ascanius as he goes to war, the words embody a well-known practice of hero-worshipping and promising fortune in this life or the next in exchange for hard labor… Continue reading The Trouble with Deification