Intolerance in our society

Everywhere you look nowadays, there are people spewing hatred. Be it the Indian lawyers beating up a student, or a

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Queen Elizabeth II – Diamond Jubilee

The country is celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee this weekend. 60 years on the throne!… unbelievable… She was already 35

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Falling Dominoes

When Mubarak relinquished his 30 year hold of Egyptians affairs on the 11th of February, my Facebook News feed got

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Radio tagged Indian students!!!

The Indian media has recently been inundated by the reports of Indian students in the US being radio tagged in

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on sex slavery…

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Realign those borders: India, China and Pakistan

Have you ever wondered how much easier it would have been if all the countries of the World had geometrical

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Some thoughts on Religion

Any atheist or the so-called super rational people will say that religion is nothing but the manifestation of human fears

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भूख हरताल

The worst thing in India after you have returned from a foreign land is the constant stream of relatives and

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Paulo Coelho’s Convention for those wounded in love

General provisions: A – Whereas the saying “all is fair in love and war” is absolutely correct; B – Whereas

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Seeing Yourself

I was browsing through Paulo Coelho’s blog and I came across this short story from his book ‘Fathers, Sons and

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Right to education

The Right to Education becomes a fundamental right today. This is a momentous step for the whole nation as it has the

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Interaction Games

Humans are complex and human interaction is even more so. However, when you add cross cultural interaction into this hotch-potch

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Not so Deemed universities afterall…

The recent decision by the Human Resource Ministry of the Government of India to de-recognise 44 “Deemed to be” Universities came

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Split us into thousands!!

Another demand accepted!!! The Indian government’s nod for creating Telangana out of Andhra Pradesh is a step forward  in the

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The New Garia Metro

A couple of the pictures of the newly opened Garia-Tollygunj Metro, taken at the Garia Bazaar (Kabi Nazrul) Station.

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Happy Independence Day

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY TO ALL MY FELLOW COUNTRYMEN Let’s wish that this 63rd year brings with it more happiness and

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Excerpts from the Flu Diary – December 2018…

Bird Flu, Swine Flu, Goat Flu, Horse Flu, Cat Flu, Dog Flu, Fish Flu, Plant Flu, Candy Flu, and finally,

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The Story of Stuff

If you are at least an iota concerned about the Earth and how our policies, habits and ignorance is causing

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Where has the joy vanished?

Kolkata is known throughout the World as the ‘City of Joy’, but politics in its cruelest avatar has sucked that

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Speed Thrills, but Kills!!

To all those budding speedsters, watch this video and take the chill pill.. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YY4hICSiRa4&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xcfcfcf&feature=player_embedded&fs=1] This should be a reminder to

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International Statesman

Google Image Search is awesome. I once read somewhere that the number of results Google Image Search returns for your

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“I Have a Dream”

Barak Hussain Obama became the 44th President of the United States on the 21st of January, 2009. His presidency is

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Mumbai Mayhem

Check out this photo….I took it near Mumbai’s Santacruz East railway station from the 2nd deck of a double-decker bus

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The Taj – Then and Now

Then and Now

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Mumbai Rocked!!

What is happening? 10 blasts, 3 hostage situations, 125 people killed and about 300 injured, this is a total war!

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