It has been a fascinating couple of weeks in India – both politically and some social aspects as well. First lets look at the wonderful Sasikala and her situation… the same one who lost her dearest friend, J Jayalalitha just six months back. I can never forget the tearful Sasikala standing right next to Jayalalitha’s … Read more Democracy “Siddu” style, Mumbai cricket mafia and a New President !
Who is the 12th President of India ? ….hmmmm like you, I have struggled with that name. Who was the 1st President of independent India ? Easy-Peasy, Dr. Rajendra Prasad. Who succeeded him ? Illustrious Dr. Radhakrishnan. And then I don’t remember many of them except Giani Zail Singh for his devotion to Mrs. Indira … Read more One life influencing another !
Oh the eternal quest for security in an essentially insecure life !!! It was fascinating to watch the security arrangements for President Obama and the First Lady’s visit to India. It’s also sad that to safeguard one man’s life you need seven layers of security, a no-fly zone, 40 sniffer dogs, and an indestructible car. … Read more Security – against what ?
Long long ago, the Chief Minister of a southern state of India got a complaint from his one of his party leaders about the police chief. He immediately called the police chief and this leader and had them sit across each other to state their respective views. It became abundantly clear that the party leader … Read more India’s forgotten heroes – 1
The President’s son says “the protestors are not students, these women are dented and painted and it has become fashionable to light candles” – his sister is outraged, his father asks him to apologise and all TV channels and their motley panel members get another bone to chew on !! Hey, what he said is … Read more Dented and painted