Rains and Sprouting New Knowledge

We woke up as usual around 4 am but realised that it was raining, so we just chatted for a while before checking our respective iPads. We leave our phones in the living room on silent when we go to sleep but we do keep the iPads close to our bed because we are reading … Read more

Heartfelt Condolences … to Poverty

I started reading “The Missionary position” by Christopher Hitchens a couple of days back and am reeling from what I am discovering about Mother Teresa on every page. While the book is a tiny one, I will take some time to read it because am trying to find corroborative anecdotes and evidence… after all this … Read more

The Speedy Villain, Superstar Siddu and “Dokhalam”

I am actually feeling sorry for Sonia Gandhi, a poor Italian girl … getting married into the most powerful political family in India and having to live upto the exacting standards of public life here, losing her husband early, having to manage the life of her son even after his “heirline” (its not a typo) … Read more

De-monetization Vs Demon-ization

“et”.. just two letters that make all the difference. Today Gandhiji is cringing because there is a huge crowd of “politicians” standing in front of his statue in Delhi and asking for a rollback of the demonezation. For 14 years, many so called “leaders” used a particular riot in Gujarat to demonize one man – Narendra … Read more