Another morning (this time I was alone) I got on to a train for Lucerne, a famous town in central Switzerland by the side of a lake in the shadows of the Alps. It was around a three-hour ride that passed through Neuchatel, Biel and other towns.
This year quite a few Hindu pilgrimages are scheduled. In fact, some have been gone through, some others are continuing and still others are yet to commence. An ancient religion as it is, it has a number of auspicious days as prescribed by the scriptures and the same have designated a number of holy places.
MP's Vyapam scam has caused about 45 unexplained deaths, 2000 arrests and downfall of many a politicians and their lackeys. A multi-billion dollar scam in recruitment for inferior government posts in MP and entry to professional colleges is still unfolding.