Author Archives: Dr. Ramachandra Reddy

About Dr. Ramachandra Reddy

I'm a news junkie and a compulsive blogger. I learn as if I were to live forever. Through my writings, I advocate equitable society and sustainable living practices.

Shallow talk that signifies nothing to a commoner

Being a common man, I’m always on the lookout for bread and butter related news items in the newspapers. If you have closely been following the newspapers for some time, the most important items that pertain to the bread and … Continue reading

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Vedas and Cronyism

Our ‘Parivar’ friends often say that ‘everything is there in our Vedas’. Some months ago, our ‘neta’, himself part of the ‘Parivar’, while inaugurating a hospital, stated that our ancients performed even head transplantations. The other day I got curious … Continue reading

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Ease of doing business is okay but when will we have ease of living?

After the pro-rich neo liberalism emerged triumphant, people who are at the helm of affairs appear to be obsessed with only one thing – that is ‘ease of doing business’. Every year the World Bank releases the ease of doing … Continue reading

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Kancha Ilaiah has the right to freedom of expression.

Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd has emerged as the most prominent antagonist of the Hindutva forces in the country. Ilaiah, a political science professor, came into the limelight with his book “Why I Am Not a Hindu” and he has relentlessly been … Continue reading

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Now the Government Officials can Indulge in Corruption with Impunity.

If someone asks you, who are the blood sucking parasites that thrive on the poor people in the country, what would be your answer? Well, if you are well educated and has been closely observing the socio-economic and political affairs … Continue reading

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Yogi Puts ‘Gaus’ and Statues First and Humans Last.

Ancient wisdom says when a person’s ruin is impending he thinks in a foolish manner (Vinashakaale Vipareeta Buddhi). Some of the moves the BJP has been making for some time now give an impression that they are well on their … Continue reading

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A Paradigm Shift in Workplace.

Steam engines, electricity, and computer-mediated communications technologies drove the first, second and third industrial revolutions, which progressively transformed the workplaces and radically altered our lives. However, irrespective of the magnitude of the technological evolution, machines always stayed imbecile and therefore … Continue reading

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Who Triggered Rohingya Crisis? Myanmar or Islamists?

Rohingya refugee crisis is consistently hitting the headlines of late. Rohingyas are a community of Bengali speaking Muslims who have been living in Myanmar’s Rakhine state for a long time. Myanmar is a predominantly Buddhist country, and as many other … Continue reading

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Gauri Lankesh – Another Dissenting Voice Silenced.

The well-known philosopher, Voltaire, famously pronounced “I don’t agree with what you say but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” That is the kind of significance attached to the freedom of expression in any modern … Continue reading

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Peaceful end to Doklam standoff

They jostled, threw stones, and issued threats against each other but not even a single shot was fired. Asia’s two nuclear neighbors, India and China, managed their border dispute well and in a responsible manner. Though China indulged in a … Continue reading

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