Cover Story

  • Lotus Eaters: Delicious Honey Chilli Lotus Stem

  • Education, Employment, and Empowerment of Women in India: From 1986 Onwards

  • Rousseau: A Citizen of Geneva and a Truest Cosmopolitan

  • Does Diversity of India Require Structural Changes to Manage Ethnic and Religious Tussles?

  • The Story of the Coconut

  • The Summer of Freedom and the Sunshine of Human Rights

  • Religion in Public Sphere: Can we Apply Rawls and Habermas Perspectives in the Indian Context?

  • Dogfight in a Typhoon on Delta 169, Atop Mediterranean, her Dream Sortie in a Red-Flag Eurofighter

  • Is Undeclared War Worse than a Declared One!

  • Is the Indian Democracy Declining?

The Cult of the Body Beautiful and Growth of Plastic Surgery to Enhance Sex Appeal – III

The post-war (World Wars) plastic surgery boom and the breaking down of traditional reluctance to undergo plastic surgery, particularly middle-aged, middle-class women, who were affluent and largely finished with raising families. This demographic felt increasing pressure to remain young in a post-war culture often dubbed the “cult of the body beautiful”. Shameena examines the demand for […]


How to Manage Work Pressure Efficiently?

Bangalore-based HR professional, Preeyan, tells us how to handle work pressure, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Success does not come easy. And every successful professional will tell you that it is in the way they manage work pressure that raised them to be successful. We all witnessed Roger Federer create history a […]


Lotus Eaters: Delicious Honey Chilli Lotus Stem

Bengalis are obsessed with food. They make almost everything worth eating. Sarika shares the recipe of lotus stem, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. There is a saying, we Bengalis eat to live and live to eat. We are connected globally with a common thread, food. In fact, food is always on Bengalis’ minds. We […]


The Future: Embeddable Technology

Bangalore-based Farheen tells us how embedded microchip can bring about a huge paradigm shift in our day-to- day life. Read more about these wondrous innovations, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. For all the people who are working in offices and find it difficult to carry your ID cards, paying for the food, and other […]


Using Home Cameras to Monitor the Elderly

Rita tells us how technology can be used to take care of the elders, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. We’ve always had our parents keep tabs on us and that’s something we often take as a given. But what happens when our parents become old and require medical care? It becomes our responsibility to keep […]


Tales from Srimad Bhagavatam: Pranks Begin – XXXVI

Nilanjana retells the story of Krishna’s pranks, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. In the stories of Krishna that are prevalent, stories of his pranks delight readers even today. The inhabitants of Gokula, at that point of time, were indeed lucky to witness the child-like leela (play) of divinity, personified as Krishna. When Krishna began crawling on all four, Yashoda tied […]


Three Signs you might be Nurturing a Psychopath

Ritambhara tells us the three telltale signs of a psychopath, exclusively in Different Truths. There are no classes in schools and colleges on how to safeguard from miscreants and when it comes to dealing with the quintessence of relationships, we hardly find any pointers or guides. It’s all a trial-and error game from the get-go. […]


Is Kashmiriat dead? Long live Kashmiriat!

In the backdrop of fundamentalism, gloom, terrorism, there is hope. Arzan Nath and Gul Nisaar, a Kashmiri Pandit and a Muslim, had to suffer. Here’s a story how humanity wins by Tribhawan, exclusively for Different Truths. The sound of gun fire was less fearful than the silence. Their eyes were blood shot. Tears had simply […]


Students Debate Global Child Rights Issues at Model United Nations

CRY organised a two-day debating session called Model United Nations in Kolkata. A report in Different Truths. The rain-soaked city of Kolkata witnessed a bunch of young students step into the shoes of seasoned diplomats, and talk about serious global issues ranging from child rights to cross-border human trafficking, stated a media release of CRY. […]


Prof. Yash Pal, Former Chairperson of UGC, Passes Away; he Promoted Scientific Temperament

Prof. Yash Pal, a celebrated scientist, and an erudite thinker passed away on Tuesday (June 25). He had once stated that it was the absence of scientific analysis that ultimately led to the partition of the country. A soulful tribute to the great scholar by Ashoka, exclusively in Different Truths. There are individuals who succeed in […]