Mr. Modi and his Awesome “Pagdis”

Happy Independence Day. Thrilled to be living in a MODI-fied India – strong, secure and proud of its lineage.

#9Minutesat9PM for India

As we all lit lamps at 9 PM for 9 minutes I was remembering and chanting the morning prayer from my  school – ॐ असतो मा सद्गमय । तमसो मा ज्योतिर्गमय । मृत्योर्मा अमृतं गमय । ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥ From untruth/unreal to truth/real From darkness/evil to light/good From the fear of death/death to … Read more

Booked and Delivered on the same day !

#LockdownTales #ChineseVirus Our gas cylinder gave out today early in the morning after 4.5 months … and we are in a lockdown. Amma was a little concerned that under the circumstances the refill may take a few days. She forgot that we live in a MODIfied India :). We booked the refill at 7.24 am … Read more

Our PM CARES

Krishnan and I saw news about the launch of the PM CARES fund – Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund and then noticed Akshay Kumar’s massive donation of Rs. 25 Crores. With the lockdown in place, we were looking for ways to help people affected by this pandemic. We couldn’t go … Read more

Ayushman Bharat – How it can help

The biggest health care program in the world – Ayushman Bharat  is about to complete two years of operation. The very first health centre under Ayushman Bharat was inaugurated by PM Modi on April 14th, 2018. So far the scheme has impacted 93 lakh beneficiaries already. The report card from Oct last year is as … Read more

(Late) Sushma Swaraj’s worthy Successor!!

He was the surprise entry into Modi Government 2.0… While Sushma Swaraj had opted out due to health reasons, and everyone was wondering who would become the Minister for External Affairs, this former bureaucrat took oath !! We knew little about him in the public domain even though he held many important portfolios but in … Read more

#WhyISupportModi #5 – Integrating the North East

I studied classes 7th to 9th at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Happy Valley, Shillong. This was between 1980 to 1983 and Shillong was truly heaven. My friends and I walked to school many days, through tiny streams, through walking paths picking berries and not falling sick for a single day ! We walked everywhere because there were … Read more