स्वतंत्र भारत में खबरों की आजादी…!!

आजादी के बाद से खबरचियों यानी मीडिया के क्षेत्र में भी आमूलचूल परिवर्तन आया है। पहले मीडिया से जुड़े लोग फिल्म निदेशकों की तरह हमेशा पर्दे के पीछे ही बने रहते थे। लेकिन समय के साथ  इतना बदलाव आया है कि अब इस क्षेत्र के दिग्गज बिल्कुल किसी सेलीब्रिटी की तरह परिदृश्य के साथ  पर्दे पर भी छाये रहते हैं।अपने ही चैनल पर अपना इंटरव्यू देते हैं और हमपेशा लोगों की बखिया उधेड़ने से भी बिल्कुल गुरेज नहीं करते। बदलते […]

LET’S HAVE A CONVERSATION!

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” ― Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change In general we feel proud that ours is a generation which is very much socially connected. But on a second thought, are we really “connected”? Do we actually know each other? Most of us spend major part of our lives, chatting, but are we actually having any […]

India and its incredible pollution problem

Incredible India! is the Indian government’s marketing slogan to attract tourism. And I agree. India is truly incredible in countless ways, both captivating and heartbreaking. Ten days ago I returned from my annual study tour with university students to India and my mind continues to sort memories, questions and concerns. Meeting families in the slums of Chennai, visiting Japanese companies and diplomats, staying at rural development projects and getting to know Indian law students through study, laughter and dance, each […]