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