Editor’s Picks

Is Economic Growth a Mere Statistic or is it Reaching the Common Man in India?

Reading Time: 4 minutesGDP does not provide a complete picture of economic and societal progress. Despite being a broad measure, GDP leaves out several things. The enormous value of the country’s natural capital and ecosystems is also not reflected in the GDP. GDP growth alone cannot be a good measure of the human quality of life index (HQLI). […]

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Close Encounters of the Wild Kind – II

Reading Time: 5 minutesIn the second and final part of the adventure, Soumya tells us of an escape by the skin of the teeth. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths.  We left our hero, i.e. me, in a dilemma, at the close of part one. This was resolved, quite literally, by a cliffhanger. I […]

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Empowered Women Stand Tall

Reading Time: 4 minutesIt takes conscience, compassion, clarity, and courage to empower a victim of abuse. This whole business of empowerment is a sham, opines Mona, showing us the light at the end of the tunnel, exclusively for Different Truths. There has been a great deal of band baja about women’s empowerment lately. I was at a gathering last week, […]

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Swashbuckling Splendour

Reading Time: 1 minuteA motivational poem by Manthena, in Different Truths.  Let us grow our wings to cherish things Holding the strings we sway over wings Finally, felicitous faith fuels our ambition Revitalising rapture renders final fruition. We do not access opportunities at hand We must create them to keep our brand Propelling  striking situations for all care […]

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Crisis of Western Human Rights: No Answer for the Suffering Millions Globally

Reading Time: 6 minutesAmit, our Editor-at-Large (Europe) critiques human rights, which is essentially a Western concept. His erudite research shows how the West has been conveniently shifting the goal posts, often using it as a tool to control the nations that do not toe their line. These are the reasons due to which human rights have become limited […]

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