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Moving labels, that’s all we are

Sumit Paul One would think that caste-based prejudices are rampant only in India. But this perception is fallacious. Having travelled across the globe a number of times, I have realised that discrimination is inveterate in the human psyche. The forms … Continue reading

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Let them pass when it’s time…

Amrinder Bajaj When my husband was diagnosed with stage four cancer, I made two promises to myself. Firstly, I will make his life as comfortable as possible as long as he lived, and secondly, I will not prolong his suffering. … Continue reading

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Choosing to be honest, every time

Sanjeev Kumar Corruption, I believe, is a state of mind. It may not have anything to do with status, money, or lack of it. I experienced two incidents in my life which made me ponder over the nature of corruption. … Continue reading

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Ruler to rasgullas, everything in audit

Shriniwas Joshi Auditors claim that they are watchdogs, and not bloodhounds. But other departments usually take this claim with a pinch of salt, as they consider them having a nose better than that of a sniffer dog which could find … Continue reading

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At 60, many blessings and some fear

Narinder Arora It was with trepidation that I embraced my 60th birthday. It felt old. A milestone that at the age of 20, and during college days, felt very far. But the journey of life has travelled this far too … Continue reading

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Away from home, but never too far

Rana Preet Gill CHANN Pardesi’ is a popular radio station in Michigan and has built a fan base among the predominant Punjabi community in the US and Canada. So, when I got a call from one of the presenters for … Continue reading

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In pain but God’s own man

Harshvardhan Singh My heart pains whenever I see young able bodied people shirking from the call of duty on one pretext or the other. Such instances take me back to the times which I witnessed as a child living with … Continue reading

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