Oct
11

The True Hero of the CWG Games

The True Hero is the faceless Indian as Anuradha Bakshi points in her blogpost  ‘Salute-them-we-must’ Must Read for every Indian. We sit in our plush offices, our fancy cars and houses and criticize out loud when the media hypes CWG disasters. We forget the people who worked at a price that you pay for your coffee at Barista… Continue reading »

Jan
26

Celebrating 60 years of being a Republic

Happy Republic day to all. The post comes late in the day cause I was at work. When you are abroad, one of the perils is being at work on Independence Day and Republic Day. Missed the parade again. I remember running from school after the flag hoisting ceremony to catch the parade live. However,… Continue reading »

Nov
30

In Memory of My Mumbai – My Beloved Bombay

This blog was quiet on the one day when every other blog was not. Though the first thing that I wanted to do was write – I refrained. It causes me too much pain – to revisit the blood bath of those 3 days, recall the nightmare through the eyes of those who survived and… Continue reading »

Sep
12

Has justice finally been served ?

I came across this post by IHM – Who will POTA empower. IHM puts a voice to all the thoughts that went around in my head when I read about this case. If Ishrat is indeed innocent then is the cold-blooded murder under POTA justified by the police? Was there enough evidence to shoot the… Continue reading »

Aug
13

That time of the year again…

Every year post Jan ‘06, despite being inactive since May’06 , the blog has witnessed maximum hits as 15Aug and 26Jan approach! The reason is this post – Patriotic Fervour I get back to my school days when we would eagerly await these 2 days so that we could go all out to sing these… Continue reading »

Aug
13

That time of the year again…

Every year post Jan ‘06, despite being inactive since May’06 , the blog has witnessed maximum hits as 15Aug and 26Jan approach! The reason is this post – Patriotic Fervour I get back to my school days when we would eagerly await these 2 days so that we could go all out to sing these… Continue reading »

Jul
18

Remembering the Brave Martyrs

Remembering the martyrs Today, India will observe a two minute silence to remember all those who lost their lives in the recent Mumbai blasts. I can’t recollect the last time the nation came together to do so for victims of terror. It’s been a week and it still hurts. I thought I could put down… Continue reading »

Jul
18

Godhra Massacre

Three years post the Godhra Massacre, the scars are still alive.One of my very good friends has written a very nice post after seeing a documentary “Final Solution” on these riots that were the worst ever to hit the country post-independance.Read it here. p.s: He watches a lot of films and documentaries and writes very… Continue reading »

Jun
16

Will UP, Bihar, Rajasthan ever change?

Why am I not that shocked after reading this. How is the woman a partner in a crime called rape?? Any answers, no we don’t have any!