ibtl columns

  • Abhishek Joshi
  • Media and its polarization Agenda

    Wednesday, Sep 25,2013, 11:00 IST .

    The Gödel’s two theorems in arithmetic logic provides for an interesting insight which relates more to its applicability with the Indian main stream media than the static reasoning of “incompleteness” which was originally put forward by him in 1931. Simply put it states that any effective theory capable of expressing axioms can never be both “consistent” and..

  • Crisis in our backyard - The 'simmering' dissent

    Wednesday, May 29,2013, 13:19 IST .

    “Spring thunder has begun” boomed Peking radio and with this announcement the nation begun to experience its “tryst with destiny” announced some two decades under the unfurling of the tri-colour. The above 1967, the violent uprising of peasants at Districts of Darjeeling, including Naxalbari from which it derived the ideological impression of “ism” – ..

  • Sab Dharti Gopal Ki...? - The Land Acquisition Conundrum

    Saturday, Aug 11,2012, 18:46 IST .

    Perhaps this might be coming up from the ramparts of Red Fort in a week’s time. “With stroke of the midnight, when the world sleeps, India shall sleep too and when it wakes up would realize that all the land of farmers, regardless of single, multi crop or barren have been acquired by the Government, transferred to Institutional Investors and Corporate players and farmers for all a..

  • 'Kabhi this that that - Kabhi that that this...'

    Friday, Aug 10,2012, 01:38 IST .

    Some catchy line sung by someone onscreen with whom I share the very common 1st name but having worldly famous last name – Abhishek Bachchan in some flick released sometime ago. Crooning to his self glory, adding dash of his own stardom and tapping steering wheels when aired on FM, perhaps he leaves  the message much more sharply communicated on the state of this country..

  • Bangladeshi Infiltration & "Ahomiya" Issues - Abhishek Joshi

    Monday, Jul 30,2012, 17:34 IST .

    The Prime Minister post his visit to Assam recently mentioned the ethnic riots as a blot on the nation. One is severely compelled to ask him on what made him make this statement passing on the buck of his personal follies and that of his Congress party which has ruled successively  both in Center and the State since decades, on this ethnic incident in Assam. Why should I as a citize..

  • No more Swiss Chocolates - Abhishek Joshi

    Tuesday, May 08,2012, 15:40 IST .

    "The existing DTAA (Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement) signed between Swiss and Indian authorities is a farce and non committal to get the Illicit wealth back, specially in light of recent Credit Suisse verdict argues the author, Abhishek Joshi. Read on...

    Great Swiss man, Henry Dunant and his own founded, now epitomized International Red Cross a..