The world is facing a serious challenge because of an epidemic by name Coronavirus. Citizens of many countries are affected by this epidemic. We are praying that all those people will recover soon and become healthy, and that no new person should be affected by this Virus. Even in our country, both the government and… Read More Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham – Message over CoronaVirus
I was looking into some old tweets and stumbled upon a bunch of tweets – these tweets present a running commentary of Pakistan vs Bangladesh till Pakistan is out of the World Cup. Let’s do one thing. Let’s give an over by over update over how many overs left and how much they should score.… Read More Pakistan vs Bangladesh – Match Commentary
The ecosystem believed BJP is a passing phase. So, it was silent for the first five years. But, by winning with an even bigger mandate, BJP clearly asserted it’s here to stay. What will the reaction be, if you are seeing your world slipping beneath your feet? After it became clear that BJP is coming… Read More The New India – Deliberate Provocation or Government Inaction?
When Lord Krishna was about to come to Hastinapura and when the Kuru court was deliberating how to receive him, Duryodhana in no mean words says, Krishna shouldn’t be accorded the honour he deserves – it’s not because he doesn’t deserve it(rather, he deserves much more than what we can give him) but because he… Read More Indian Narrative – Why Things Work the Way they Work?
A few days before, I went to Arunachalam(Tiruvannamalai) without any plans. There are a few things which caught my eye. May be, these are some things which we need to look into, seriously? Well, I have got my usual complaint with the speed of Tamil Nadu buses – their snail pace. Chidambaram, some 225 distance… Read More A Trip to Arunachalam and Vellore – Some Thoughts for a Better India
Well, petrol rates are rising again and people are not going to be happy. There are demands for Central Government to roll back the prices. But, is the reality that simple? So, how is petrol price calculated, first of all? Cost of a barrel of petrol + Operational cost for OMCs + Distributor commission +… Read More High Petrol Rates – Who is More Responsible? State or Centre?
Karnataka elections turned much interesting than we anticipated. BJP, at on point, reached 121 seats majority while counting but, slowly, it slid back to 104 seats. This created some things unprecedented. Congress sensed an opportunity and declared that HD Kumaraswamy will be made the Chief Minister. They went to the Governor but they were not… Read More Karnataka Elections – Lost Deposits and Throne Games
India is a tricky country. With all it’s cultural contradictions, outrages and societal issues, India still works as a single cohesive entity. The vastness and diversity is just mindboggling. There are agendas and there are forced marriages. Some people want more than what they have, some people are happy with what they have. Sometimes, things… Read More Kathua – On the March from Humanity to Vulture Politics
There was a recent discussion with some friends which made me jog down memory lane, about a discussion I had with a Kashmiri Muslim at the peak of the stone pelting drama. For some surprising reason, I was very aggressive that day and the consequence was, our Kashmiri friend slunk away into his hole again.… Read More Delving into the Mind of a Safe and Secure Kashmiri who is Funding disturbances in Kashmir Valley
One day, I was travelling in a double decker bus and was seated in the front seat, just above the driver. There was a person sitting on the footpath with his dog. He suddenly sprinkled some grain before the bus. A pigeon flew towards the grain only to be crushed by the bus. I still… Read More Lingayat Religion – Is it worth it?
Number one Number one Number one State we are Number one Number one Number one State we are. Watch we all, how things go In those lands, less civilised Who else can, cultured we Number one State we are. Lest we watch our own state No wrong can take birth here Sense you not, call… Read More Left we are, Lynch we not – Nanda Kumar
There are a total of 303 Type A Scrips in BSE Sensex. Sensex and everything shot up the day before Brexit in the hope that Britain will remain. Let’s consider the share prices close of play 22 June, the day before referendum and compare them with today’s numbers. The maximum hit any company took in… Read More Brexit – The Real Impact on India is Nothing
Brexit Camp: EU is making half our laws and is forcing us to do all those things we don’t want to do as Britishers. Using this thing called Europe Free Zone, people from all over are coming and snatching our jobs. The huge numbers who are coming in are even changing the demographics of this… Read More Brexit Drama – To Cross a Road Only to Step on a Peel of Banana and Break the Back
There is a nice quote Ram Jethmalani used in Indian Parliament, targeting a prominent Congress leader – Power corrupts and the prospect of losing power corrupts absolutely. Composition of Nuclear Supplier Group as like the UN Security Council permanent membership is a clear indication of that adage. As of today, the countries opposing India’s entry… Read More NSG Membership – Power Corrupts and the Prospect of Losing Power Corrupts Absolutely