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?
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?
Being just a visitor to Andhra for more than ten years, I am completely cut off from what is happening there. And with no knowledge of Tamil, these long years in Tamil Nadu didn’t make me get interested in Tamil politics. So, whatever is left for me is central politics. In spite of such a level… Read More Project Kakatiya – KCR’s Grand Scheme of Things
Peter’s Principle: In a hierarchy, an employee tends to rise to the level of his incompetence. In other words, you will be promoted only if you are capable enough. Take this pyramid. A person starting at level 6 will slowly climb to the top till he reaches level 1. The real question is how many… Read More Peter’s Principle and Democracy