Indian Elections 2019

Letter published in the Economist May 18th 2019 The logistics of organising an election where almost a billion people will vote in this vast land is in itself worthy of praise by The Economist.  So far the elections have been conducted peacefully and in one case...

There’s no place for hunting in this world

I was disgusted to hear that Ron Thomson has no regrets about killing 5,000 elephants and 50 hippos. His reasoning is that he is controlling the population of these majestic animals. Who, I wonder,  gave him the God-given right to eliminate these animals? It is...

British Media’s negative reporting on India

Published in the India Link magazine, March 2018 The BBC online coverage of India is dominated by negative stories of the country and I wonder why such a reputable establishment seems to give a carte blanche to its reporters. No other country gets such a biased...

The only way is vegan

The only way is vegan Your report confirms that veganism is the fastest-growing lifestyle. ( ”Egg-free, please: I’m only here for the vegan beer”, News, last  week ) It is the young who are leading this trend and what motivates them is the plight of...

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