The enduring relevance of retail politics


By Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi | THE HANS INDIA |    Jan 17,2019 , 10:57 PM IST       The enduring relevance of retail politicsEven in this era of unregulated campaign sorties and mass media ad campaigns worth million dollars, it is worth noticing that some of the candidates are still making the struggle to convey their message to allContinue reading “The enduring relevance of retail politics”

Understanding Nomophobia


By Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi | THE HANS INDIA |    Jan 11,2019 , 10:49 PM IST       Understanding NomophobiaThe advent of smartphones has not only strewn the social media but also popularised relative new blend of words. Nomophobia is one such new word made up of syllables “no mobile phone phobia”. The term was coined in 2010 inContinue reading “Understanding Nomophobia”

The trailblazer of communication for visually-impaired


By Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi | THE HANS INDIA |    Jan 03,2019 , 11:41 PM IST       “Access to communication in the widest sense is access to knowledge.” —Louis Braille The Greek philosopher Aristotle said, “Man is by nature a social animal; an individual who is unsocial naturally and not accidentally is either beneath our notice or moreContinue reading “The trailblazer of communication for visually-impaired”

The stifling effect of alternate banking on bank strikes


By Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi | THE HANS INDIA |    Dec 28,2018 , 11:43 PM IST       ,In an attempt to gain a concession or two from their employer, in general, as a matter of course, the employees protest in the form of a strike — a refusal to work organised by a body of employees. As farContinue reading “The stifling effect of alternate banking on bank strikes”

The ameliorators of political opinion


By Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi | THE HANS INDIA |    Dec 20,2018 , 11:37 PM IST       In the extant media enriched world, people get information from many sources. At large, people do not seek information from only one source or medium. The individuals have access to an array of information sources — from mainstream media like newspapers,Continue reading “The ameliorators of political opinion”

Arthur C Clarke: The satellite man


By Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi | THE HANS INDIA |    Dec 16,2018 , 11:29 PM IST       Arthur C Clarke: The satellite manI don’t pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about – Arthur C ClarkeIndian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has been very successful in almost all of its space missions. Most recently, theContinue reading “Arthur C Clarke: The satellite man”

Why can’t women be frontline combatants?


Why can’t women be frontline combatants? By Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi | THE HANS INDIA |    Nov 29,2018 , 11:13 PM IST       ,Gender inequality has been a social issue in India from the timeworn period. Patriarchal imposts have depicted women in India as inferior to men, by which the births of girl children have been snubbed toContinue reading “Why can’t women be frontline combatants?”

Why does fake news seem factual on social media?


By Dr Suman Kumar Kasturi | THE HANS INDIA |    Nov 22,2018 , 11:28 PM IST       ,Social media embraced the common man with the advent of smartphones. India is the second largest market for smartphones with China being the first. In the past few years, India has seen a rapid upswing in the Internet users.For any mediaContinue reading “Why does fake news seem factual on social media?”

Publicise Jeevan Pramaan scheme to reach all pensioners


Publicise Jeevan Pramaan scheme to reach all pensioners THE HANS INDIA        Publicise Jeevan Pramaan scheme to reach all pensioners The pension is an indispensable source of income after the retirement of a person. It not only ensures looking after the pensioner’s needs at the advanced stage of the life but also serves as aContinue reading “Publicise Jeevan Pramaan scheme to reach all pensioners”

Why did Donald Trump Deny India’s Invitation?


Why did Donald Trump Deny India’s Invitation? According to the reports, Donald Trump, the US President, has subdued India’s invitation to be the chief guest during the Republic Day Parade on January 26, 2019. This incident turns out to be a most important development as this deplorable announcement has been promulgated in such a timeContinue reading “Why did Donald Trump Deny India’s Invitation?”