Jai Shri Ram, Jai Jai Shri Ram

Looking forward to the Bhoomi Pujan at Ayodhya tomorrow… Jai Shri Ram. So thrilled to be able to see history unfolding in front of our eyes.

India – the last frontier for the fanatics ….

In the days after the CAA was passed by the parliament, there are three pictures that sent a chill down my spine and they tell a disturbing story of our country at this present juncture. I am no political commentator nor an activist – I am just a regular citizen of India with a deepening … Read more

CAA – the case of “Begaani Shaadi mein Abdullah Deewana”

A terrifying account of the unruly mob behaviour in West Bengal. There is a youtube video that has captured this account, so its not fake news.     Trains are burnt, buses are burnt and toll plazas are burnt in West Bengal …. Jamia students pelt stones and there are slogans raised about “freedom from … Read more

The Privileged Perspective

I read a FB post by the well known handloom aficionado Laila Tyabji and it did piss me off. I have always looked forward to her sari posts because she has an enviable collection and most times I find her views on other topics very balanced and wonderfully worded. Today’s post was wonderfully worded but … Read more

The waxing and waning of media indignation

Over the last week or so, every private media channel has been shouting hoarse about the Padmavati controversy. For those who have missed out on all the fun, here’s a synopsis – the famed director Sanjay Leela Bhansali has made a movie called “Padmavati” based on Rani Padmini (aka Padmavati) and Alauddin Khilji. The entire … Read more

For the pseudo – secular, religious, political …. 

Of all the living Mystics, gurus, Godmen and Godwomen, the only person I find interesting is Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev. He has the same quality that Osho does, he makes you feel liberated… Without a do’s and don’ts list. The way he lives is also interesting and fun, and unlike the sad, serious and silly lives … Read more