Mahesh Trivedi

Mahesh Trivedi

Mahesh Trivedi has honed his journalistic skills at India’s two topmost newspapers, The Times of India and The Indian Express. In journalism for the past 44 years, Trivedi has also been the India correspondent of several reputed newspapers in the Arabian Gulf, having worked for Dubai-based Khaleej Times for 12 years.

India’s Muslims await top court judgment on plea to ban polygamy

India’s 172-million-odd Muslims are biting their nails as its highest court has started examining the legal validity of polygamy and other marital practices in the minority community. The......

Call for privatization of govt banks as frauds rain in India

A shocking spate of massive loan scams in the past few weeks has not only delivered a crushing blow to India’s banking system but has also smashed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s......

16 years on, survivors of India’s communal riots bank on charities

Survivors of India’s bloody Hindu-Muslim riots in 2002 have still been leading a wretched life, thanks to the lackadaisical attitude of the government in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s......

In Indian jail, criminals take education route to clean up their act

Convicted killers and kidnappers who suffered no qualms of conscience in bending the law are now pounding the books in their prison cells in the land of Mahatma Gandhi. Indeed, the high-security......

Crimes against children thrive in India as predators remain on the prowl

Sex offenders like pedophiles and pornographers are on the prowl in India where crimes against children have multiplied fourfold in the past two years, leaving parents in a cold sweat. With 43 percent......

Is India’s Modi losing popularity as parliamentary elections draw nearer?

Narendra Modi may have won encomiums during his recent three-nation West Asia tour but back home in India, as he enters the final year of his tenure as Prime Minister, his popularity is on the wane......

Cow mania grips India in run-up to parliamentary elections

Cow mania has gripped Hindu-majority India that boasts 30 percent of the world’s cattle population. And the current long line of political shenanigans being perpetrated upon the populace by the......

Music therapy to help treat cancer? Doctors in India try adding a melodic dose

Doctors in India are these days adding a dose of music therapy to their treatment regimen for physical and mental ailments and seem to have hit the right note with their patients.Not only physicians......