Pramod Pathak

Pramod Pathak

Gandhi as I see him

Gandhi as I see him

Sunday, 26 September 2021 | Pramod Pathak

Writing about Gandhi is a passion for some. It is a fashion for some. But there is another class that has emerged on the scene, the Gandhi baiters. Though still insignificant in numbers, the group is aggressive, vocal and kind of social media activist who believe that a storm can...

HiddenSouls | Pray twice  as much

HiddenSouls | Pray twice as much

Sunday, 06 June 2021 | Pramod Pathak

With the second surge of Covid-19 creating havoc, a pall of gloom has descended around us. It is only natural, when no answer is in sight and science appears clueless while governments are helpless. The unfortunate part is that no one knows how long this will persist. While vaccinations do...

Time to be honest

Time to be honest

Sunday, 16 May 2021 | Pramod Pathak

Let’s be honest to admit that we have not been able to handle the pandemic as effectively as we should have and perhaps could have. While citing reasons may produce long list of responses that were found missing, if we try to get to the roots, we may come to...

Faith & hope: Best antidotes

Faith & hope: Best antidotes

Sunday, 02 May 2021 | Pramod Pathak

People are talking again, same people, same things. We are as clueless as we were during the previous surge of Corona. Masks, social distancing, sanitisers and lockdown are our mainstay. As to the medicines no one knows which one is working and for whom. Admittedly we have not grown any...

Corona: Fear is the key

Corona: Fear is the key

Sunday, 18 April 2021 | Pramod Pathak

As the second round of Corona scare grips the world as many had predicted, mass hysteria of gargantuan proportions seems to be building up again. Psychologists may call this reaction a paranoia that seems to affect large sections of the people all over the world. And Corona is not the...

A goodness movement

A goodness movement

Sunday, 04 April 2021 | Pramod Pathak

Newspaper stories these days are depressing. Reading them, we realise that humans are still where they were in the stone age days. Psychologists rightly conclude that you can take the man out of Stone Age but you cannot take Stone Age out of man. Progress does not seem to be...

Infodemic & Pharmageddon

Infodemic & Pharmageddon

Sunday, 21 March 2021 | Pramod Pathak

Corona is back. As state after state once again are resorting to night curfews and lock downs, a big issue is do we still have any concrete idea of the pandemic, its origin and nature and the solutions. Apparently not, as we continue to grope in the dark. What about...

HiddenSouls | Best to mind your mind

HiddenSouls | Best to mind your mind

Sunday, 07 March 2021 | Pramod Pathak

We are at our wits end as no end to the pandemic appears to be in sight. Return to normalcy appears to be a shifting goal post something like a mirage on the highways in a hot summer afternoon. The society is witnessing all kinds of negative emotions reigning over...

Sunday Edition

Pandemic: A Triple-Whammy for Parents

26 September 2021 | RamG Vallath | Agenda

Attached to none

26 September 2021 | Hingori | Agenda

Turn to art for progress

26 September 2021 | Aarrti Zaveri | Agenda

God is easily pleased

26 September 2021 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf : Living in demanding mode

26 September 2021 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Meet India’s young writers

26 September 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer