Mark Twain once wrote, “Benaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together”. Varanasi has never been short of admirers, tourists and the various nicknames that go along with it.
Its election season in India, the season of appeasement and temporary relevance of the 1230 million who live in this country. Our votes will decide who will form the next Government, and more importantly, who will be the next Prime Minister of India. But this time, it seems that the entire Polls 2014 India, are a
Politics is driven by a primary energy. That energy is belief and thought. The belief that you can help improve things around you. It could be a neighbourhood, a community, a state or a country, and with a larger view, perhaps even the world. Eleven parties in India say they are working to offer a
Elections are held to elect a government which will govern the country. Each party has its own idea about how the governance should be carried out. The government of a country is largely dependent upon the ideologies of the ruling party.
A year can be almost an eternity in a country like India. Last December, there was a sense of doom and gloom around us. Angry citizens had taken to the streets in protest against the gang rape of the Delhi brave-heart and the issue of women safety and security;