Happy Republic Day to all my fellow Indians. Jai Hind. May our country be blessed with all the riches – especially of character and values. Today we went to watch a newly released Hindi movie after many years… Usually we watch movies that have been recommended by Abhishek Rudra and sometimes it’s some of our … Read more Spirit-lift
On May 16, 1996 – Atal Bihari Vajpayee took oath as the 10th Prime Minister of India and just for 13 days … Again in 1998, BJP couldn’t prove it’s majority courtesy Jayalalitha and lost the vote of confidence by one vote. Ofcourse Mr. Vajpayee led a successful NDA government from 1999 to 2004. Today, … Read more Celebrate our second Independence Day
Dear Mr. Aiyar, your choice of words and the scornful smirk on your face force me to write this today and not on May 16th, when my country, India, would celebrate its second Independence Day !! You are on all channels with the serene blue/green Buddha and the beatific visage of late Shri Rajiv Gandhi…. … Read more Last letter to Mr. Aiyar
She is unseen, unheard of for 5 years and every five years out she comes and suddenly everyone wants a picture with her, what she says becomes the gospel, and all her husband’s corrupt deals are forgotten … And Congress believes she will win the elections for her mother and brother. We all stay on … Read more Two more fathers …. Gone !
I was always fascinated by him. Maybe because there was some mystery surrounding his death and somehow his eyes reminded me of Swami Vivekananda. The round glasses and cap were his tribute probably to Gandhiji. He gave two clarion calls during the freedom struggle – “Jai Hind” and “Delhi Chalo”. He also was the one … Read more India’s forgotten heroes – 2