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Unemployment in the U.S. – Future of Work@50

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Unemployment in the U.S. – Future of Work@50

Despite recent improvements in job creation statistics and unemployment rate in the U.S., half of the people ages 45 to 70 who experienced unemployment during the past five years are not currently working, according to a survey conducted by a nonprofit organization AARP. Fifty percent of survey respondents reported they were either unemployed or had [...]

Decks Being Cleared to Launch New Aam Aadmi Party

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Decks Being Cleared to Launch New Aam Aadmi Party

As the AAP split is imminent and a breakaway AAP is on the cards, there is also a possibility that the Delhi government under AAP will also fall soon. Consequently, a fresh election in Delhi is expected in the near future. By Rakesh Raman As the dogfight is getting ugly between the quarrelsome khas aadmi’s [...]

How Pollution Makes Delhi a Poisonous Gas Chamber

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How Pollution Makes Delhi a Poisonous Gas Chamber

In Delhi, an estimated 10,000 people die prematurely in a year because of air pollution. In other words, the city pollution claims more than 25 lives every day and this number is increasing at an alarming rate. By Rakesh Raman When the U.S. President Barack Obama visited New Delhi as the chief guest at the [...]

Right to Information Act Inevitable for Good Governance: Anjali Bhardwaj

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Right to Information Act Inevitable for Good Governance: Anjali Bhardwaj

Most democratic nations of the world have realized that a constant information exchange with the citizens can keep the very spirit of democracy alive. As India claims to be the world’s largest democracy, the country has introduced the Right to Information (RTI) Act as a communicative interface that aims to help citizens stay connected with [...]

Does Alcohol Play a Role in Your Sex Life?

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Does Alcohol Play a Role in Your Sex Life?

Adult products company Adamandeve.com asked over 1,000 men and women what role, if any, alcohol plays in their sex lives — and the answers may surprise you. While a whopping 71% of the respondents admit to imbibing before lovemaking, 28% say they never drink before sex. Of those who do, 33% say they do it [...]

DPS Housing Society Case: Letter to Minister of Urban Development

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DPS Housing Society Case: Letter to Minister of Urban Development

DPS Housing Society Case: Letter to Minister of Urban Development, Government of India Copy: Vice Chairman, DDA and the Chief Minister of Delhi March 18, 2015 Dear Government, Please let me introduce myself as a government award-winning journalist. Besides working at senior editorial positions with India’s leading media companies, I’d been writing an edit-page column [...]

Existential Threat to Christians in the Middle East

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Existential Threat to Christians in the Middle East

Amine Gemayel, former President of Lebanon, will deliver a speech entitled “Religious Pluralism in the Middle East: A Challenge to the International Community” at McGuinn Hall, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, March 25. Gemayel, who served as Lebanon’s President from 1982 to 1988, issued an early warning of possible “genocide” [...]

Urgent Warning: Beware of Aam Aadmi Party

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Urgent Warning: Beware of Aam Aadmi Party

Arvind Kejriwal is running AAP as a sole proprietorship firm. He is not only ignoring his peers in the party, but he is arrogantly letting down others including donors, volunteers, voters, and Delhi citizens. By Rakesh Raman When I first got a whiff of this “United AAP” thing, I thought it’s a splinter group of [...]

Are You Aware of the Severity of Syria Crisis?

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Are You Aware of the Severity of Syria Crisis?

As the conflict in Syria enters its fifth year, a new poll finds most Americans still have no idea how many people have been affected by the violence. The reality is that more than 3 million Syrian refugees now make up the largest refugee population in the world. That’s like the entire city of Chicago [...]

Anna Hazare Announces Padyatra, Says ‘No’ to Arvind Kejriwal

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Anna Hazare Announces Padyatra, Says ‘No’ to Arvind Kejriwal

The anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, who believes in the Gandhian philosophy, will begin a month-long Padyatra (foot march) from Sevagram. By Rakesh Raman Social activist Anna Hazare has announced the next phase of his agitation against the government’s ordinance on Land Acquisition Bill. The anti-corruption crusader Hazare, who believes in the Gandhian philosophy, will begin [...]

DPS Housing Society Case: 10-Point Proposal

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DPS Housing Society Case: 10-Point Proposal

DPS Housing Society Case: 10-Point Proposal To The President and Managing Committee Members D.P.S. Co-op. Group Housing Society, Dwarka, Sector – 4, New Delhi 110 078 March 8, 2015 Dear Managing Committee (MC) Members, Although you have been ignoring the residents’ problems and suggestions in the past, you are once again requested to carry out [...]

Can Aam Aadmi Party Stay United? No Way.

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Can Aam Aadmi Party Stay United? No Way.

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was founded on the vices of greed and one-upmanship where everybody is ready to pull everybody else down deceptively. By Rakesh Raman The fledgling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is a classic case of political dirt in the already dirty Indian politics. Within just two weeks of its victory in the Delhi [...]

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