A journey left midway …

Today morning KTV was showing the movie “Johnny”. Its a Tamil movie made in 1980 starring Rajinikanth in a double act and Sridevi, as the actress. The storyline is interesting and simple – Sridevi is a popular singer, and Johnny (Rajinikanth) is her ardent fan. Rajinikanth as Johnny is a small time thief and is crazy about … Read more

Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita 10 – Fear

Through the Bhagavad Gita, I feel Lord Krishna tries to remove the two biggest fears that human beings have – the fear of death and the fear of the unknown. In several verses, he keeps re-inforcing the message of the soul being immortal and just the body dying. This is verse 20 of Chapter 2 … Read more

Loot, Shoot and Scoot – Siddu style !

Superstar Siddu is back in the news and how … Bangalore has had unprecedented rains, just like the unprecedented run of bad governance and our dear Superstar Siddu says in a press conference – “do you have any suggestions?”. Well, the journalist didn’t have any suggestions but I have several, starting with – “get lost”. … Read more

Stampede to infrastructure… what a leap of hate !

On Friday last, 23 people were killed in a stampede in Mumbai. The stampede happened on the foot over bridge connecting the Parel and Elphinstone Road stations. The stampede apparently was triggered by rumours of the foot over bridge collapsing, and a short-circuit. This happened at a time when thousands of commuters were using the … Read more

Preventable loss of lives, Independence Day and “Grand-Maa” is back !

The Gorakhpur tragedy is not a one off incident and that is the real tragedy in India…. there is an annual loss of lives that is a preventable loss. Come winters, Delhi and other parts of Northern India will see a spate of deaths, that are completely preventable by sharing warm clothes with those who … Read more