August 15, 2013

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The Broad Mind | Independence Day Roundup

On our blogs today In keeping with the tradition on The Acorn, Nitin Pai posts three thoughts for quiet contemplation: how distrusting fellow Indians and institutions is costing us; why a welfare state is not suited to India; and why...

Catalyst | A Culture of Boldness

In 2009, there was an article posted on by an anonymous Chinese strategist saying that ’If China takes a little action, the so-called Great Indian Federation can be broken up’. The notion of the Indian state being that fragile sounds laughable...

The National quotes Takshashila’s Sushant K Singh

The National quotes Takshashila Fellow Sushant K Singh on the twin explosions and fire that sank an Indian submarine in Mumbai. ‘It was a kind of mushroom fireball’ As a relatively old-model submarine, it did not have the escape pods...

Sumpolites | Reflections on the 67th year of Independence.

Independent thinking, Informed Criticism, Introspective Analysis should be the way forward  We are a nation, waiting. Waiting, hoping that men from their high towers will troop in and save us from ourselves We sit trolling people who cross into path...

The Broad Mind | Optimism for a day

By Saurabh Chandra Thoughts on our 67th Independence Day. In this day of Breaking News and the feeling of being always live, connected over the ether with all happenings in the world via internet, our senses are bombarded with tragedies....

Acorn | Three thoughts on Independence Day

On social trust, on leaving welfare to society and on the problem of identity-based parochialism For quiet contemplation on Independence Day—how distrusting fellow Indians and institutions is costing us; why a welfare state is not suited to India; and why...