Hind Governance vs Hindu Nationalism

Since his appointment as Prime Minister of the world’s largest democracy, Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi has constantly been endorsing Hinduness through his local and international gestures. Today the call on Modi to focus on Hind Swaraj, rather than Hindu Rashtra, is urgent. General Election 2014 India’s 16th Lok Sabha general election, which was run in… Read More

Raanjhanaa: Most Touching Dialogue

“Bas Itni Hi Kahaani Thi Meri, Ek Ladki Thi Jo Bagal Mein Bhaithi Thi… Ek Kuch Doctor Jo Abhi Bhi Iss Umeed Me The Ki Shayad Yeh Murda Phir Jaag Pade… Ek Dost Tha Jo Pagal Tha… Ek Aur Ladki Thi Jisne Apna Sab Kuch Haar Diya Tha Mujhpe… Meri Maa Thi, Baap Tha, Banaras… Read More

Explaining Hinduism to a Foreign Friend

This is an email forwarded to me, which can help in explaining Hinduism to our foreign friends. A Hindu was flying from JFK New York Airport to SFO San Francisco Airport CA to attend a meeting at Monterey, CA. An American girl was sitting on his right side, near the window seat. It indeed was… Read More

INTERVIEW: Role of Public Relations Practitioners During Crisis

INTERVIEWER: In a crisis situation, media are powerful and how the press responds to a given situation has a great deal to do with how the public responds. So, what should PR practitioners do when they speak to the media during a crisis? KRISHNA ATHAL: The mantra is simple: Be Quick. Be Accurate. Be Consistent.