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agarwalvj

Born in village Kotah (Saharanpur), Vijendra Agarwal, left India in 1973 after Ph.D. (Physics) from IIT Roorkee but always remained connected with his roots. A researcher in Italy, Japan, and France, he came to the US in 1978. He served as faculty and academic administrator (Assistant Vice President, Associate Vice Chancellor, and Dean of the College of Science and Engineering) in several universities, and an Executive Fellow in the White House S&T Policy during Clinton administration. Following his voluntary retirement in 2014, he and his wife co-founded a US-based NGO, Vidya Gyan, to serve rural India toward education, health, and empowerment of girls and overall development. An Indian at heart, his passion for writing has no boundaries. This includes policy, politics and people, and social/cultural activities promoting community engagement. Currently, he is the Brand Ambassador for Times of India and frequently blogs on Linkedin on various topics.

The invisible Corona-virus (an equalizer), the visible bias- virus (a divider) and all lives matter

This article discusses the similarities and differences between the coronavirus and bias-virus. Is the latter a “divider” based on race and/or religion with a slogan such as “Black/White/Muslim/Hindu/xxx Lives Matter?” Why not openly embrace, “All Lives Matter,” which is global, inclusive, and free of bias-virus, at least visibly?

The journey of anti-CAA virus in the U.S.: A tale of three cities

Kshama Sawant, a Hindu immigrant embraces Hindu phobic ideology and lead an anti-India campaign to seek a stage for her future political dreams.

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Why Sharad Pawar supported Modi, slammed Rahul Gandhi on China

He is trying to recreate The old Third Front in a new avatar and defeat Narendra Modi in 2024.

Taxes, the Bhagavad Gita, and the Bible

A response to those of the Left who point out apparent hypocrisy of religious people in demanding low taxes.

Sin, sinners and redemption

redemption as a tool of proscription of our acts is a welcome indication in this world where your status is mostly judged by your material possessions and the moral values are given a pass.

Impact of Hinduism and Buddhism in Southeast Asia

Although India does not share borders directly with any of the Southeast Asian States except Myanmar, the influence that India has had on these countries through religions remains intact for thousands of years.

A requiem for unsung victim: Bengali Hindus of Bangladesh

one of the most underreported cases of persistent ethnocide in the post-colonial period had certainly been with the Bengali Hindus of East Bengal. In terms of magnitude of brutality and spread on scale of time, it has hardly had any parallel in contemporary history.

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Hamesha Hamesha – Sushant Singh Rajput’s impact on me and the world

The invaluable lessons Sushant Singh Rajput has left the world with.

Why Sharad Pawar supported Modi, slammed Rahul Gandhi on China

He is trying to recreate The old Third Front in a new avatar and defeat Narendra Modi in 2024.

Who killed Sushant?

Initially his suicide was linked with bullying and nepotism. Rhea has been already interrogated in this case. The Mumbai police has already registered a case under professional rivalry and is investigating.

Striking similarities between the death of Parveen Babi and Sushant Singh Rajput: A mere co-incidence or well planned murders?

Together Rhea and Bhatt’s media statements subtly and cleverly project Sushant as some kind of a nut job like Parveen Babi, another Bhatt conjuring.

Sin, sinners and redemption

redemption as a tool of proscription of our acts is a welcome indication in this world where your status is mostly judged by your material possessions and the moral values are given a pass.