This month, 50 years after Apollo 11, India launched Chandrayaan 2 – a spacecraft heading for the moon where it will deploy a lunar lander to the moon’s south pole, and send off an explorer vehicle to search for water.
Aakash Bramdeo returned to editing Post in 2019. He asked me to resume my previous column which I stopped writing when he had previously left the paper. I instead chose to start something new.
Srikanthan is one of the names of Vishnu. Another name for Vishnu is Jagannath, “the unstoppable force”, which gives us the modern word juggernaut. Pillay writes about understanding the unstoppable forces which shape our lives in technology, commerce, science and society.
"Juggernaut" ran in Post every week from 31 July to mid December.
Modi government dealing with a hot potato as protests in disputed territory become troublesome
It allows the government, which failed to meet basic targets of improving health, to create a monopoly
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It’s time for drastic action around Eskom – and that requires writing off its debt, which would allow Eskom to reset its tariff structure
Document on economic reforms can work
Under his leadership, Zimbabwe became heaven for some, hell for others...
Governments used 9/11 to spy on us, but no longer
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Number of work days lost to strikes will fall drastically as a result