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- Archives: July 2010
- Your Underwear Is Now Smart
In future, you and your mirror will be engaged in meaningful conversations - Mirror, mirror on the dresser, is my cholesterol any lesser?
- All is not Well at AoL
These flamboyant gurus are not religious messiahs but entrepreneurs with uncanny business acumen.
- PILfering Justice
While the National Litigation Policy comes down hard on govt servants and lawyers, it views Public Interest Litigations as a nuisance
- Archaeology and The Bible - Keep Them Separate
How do archaeology and the Bible fit together?
- Falling in Love
I wanted her to see how one could fall in love.
- Movie Review: Amen
AMEN touched on internet hookups, rape, incest, child abuse, trust issues and love, in addition to homosexuality.
- Poem: The Hungry Face
As she rests her soul against the pole The blistered feet and in tattered clothes
- Wrong Calls Kill a Country
How is the referee playing their role in the world cup?
- Photo Essay: Westminster Square - The Heart of British Democracy
A photo essay on the palace of Westminster in London
- Which Bandh Was it - Bharat, India Or Hindustan?
Keeping aside the name of the Bandh or the minor suffering I had to go through, I do have my own set of perceptions for
- Fiction: A Trip To The Mall
She proceeded to give him the deepest kiss she had ever given.
- Poem: The Old Bet
Only profound apologies I can offer my friend,
- Can We Trust The Medical Specialists?
We are living in paranoid times. Each new year ushers in a brand new disease and constantly mutating ailments.
- poetry: tropic of yes
the waste lands of wiggles / where yesses collides with nos
- Indian Army On Srinagar Streets: Will It Be Effective?
Didn't the then government assure the Army presence would be for minimal days when they first were brought in early 1980?
- Poem: The African Dreams
As shadows become the humans From years of neglect and its dues Of discrimination and plunder
- Indian Railways: The World's Largest Loo Network
Why can't we be little sophisticated, if not sober is all what I think whenever I travel by Indian Railways....
- How To Write Better
Treat your final draft as a piece of rock ready to be sculpted.
- Charles Darwin and Atheism
Darwin’s theory supports an atheistic argument much more than a theistic one.
- Poem: Lies There in Ruins, Your Grand Empires!
In rotation, the elements of our existence, In collision, all the decisions of fate,
- Poetry: Beaten But Not Bruised, For Black Stars in 2010
I am here to say what score-lines, statistics will not show, not say
- Poetry: Naivety
like me do you also marvel
- Book Review: Chai, Chai - A Travelogue by Bishwanath Ghosh
Chai, Chai is an engaging read, easy on the eye but we are still waiting for the first great Indian travel book
- A-vivek of N-Arundhati
When Narundhati treks through the jungles as a guest of Maoists, her biases ignore the blisters on her city feet.Vivek Sharma
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- Indians Are The Best Multi-Taskers
Just add multi tasking as an event and then see the Gold Rush.
- poetry: tongue tied
there are times when neither nature nor nurture is helpful
- Kashmir: Discussion on TV
There has to be a way out of this, so that we are not asked to pay for our sins of omission
- poetry: hello, hello?
violence is distasteful, and gory, peace is unfathomable
- Has Shivaji Finally Lost To His Followers?
For once, let Shivaji be at peace in his grave and build a nation which he has envisioned years back
- Is India Still Socialist?
This implies that a certain vision that animated the use of the word socialism is bankrupt merely because of 20 years of reforms.
- Theatre Review: Dancing on Glass - a Poignant Play
One of the finest dark comedies I have seen, nay experienced.
- Movie Review: Red Alert - The War Within
Both sides of the coin are what we don't get to see
- Poetry: July Afternoon - Poems of Gwalior
your hands held my thumb palms caught the language of rage a maratha rain
- The Tears Of Our Children
A society that does not care for its children is a society without a future
- Poem: The Impact
As the mind embraces itself In those old avenues of music,
- Book Review: The Beast With Nine Billion Feet - Anil Menon
The Beast is a hugely readable book crammed with ideas and in a very recognizable milieu as it is set in India.
- Movie Review: Inception
Christopher Nolan's body of work thus far, if you think about it, has much in common with that legendary Indian maze.
- On the Ban on Shivaji: Hindu king in Islamic India
Profanity & the Intellectual Fools! Nothing but the truth, the whole truth!
- Photo Essay: London Monument to the Great Fire of 1666
A monument to the great fire of 1666 in London
- Book Review: Rework
As the book says, “Change the way you work forever.”
- Photo Essay: Roman Walls in London
The Roman Walls still stand in London, 2000 years later...
- Photo Essay: Third Church of Christ, Scientist
A church with an extraordinary history of its adherents
- Photography Times: Celebration
Shooting a Concept photograph involves a significant analysis of the message one wants to convey
- Movie Review: Udaan
It could have just as easily been any other small town of our country that can boast of being industrialized.
- Indian Railways Turning Into A Death Trap
Why are our railways so accident prone?
- Photo Essay: The Statues of Waterloo Place, London
The statues of Waterloo Place, remembering old hero's
- Movie Review: Tere Bin Laden - A Brilliant Comedy
A side-splitting comedy/satire, that feeds on the stupidity and prejudice of the US authorities and on the goof-ups of Pakistani intelligence.
- Photo Essay: St. Olave of Silver Street, The Church That Vanished
This is a story about a lost church which spans centuries and countries.
- Movie Review: Tere Bin Laden
While it is only slightly offensive to our neighbours, Uncle Sam is sure to feel the full force of the punches it is on the
- Poetry: Rhyme and Reason
The actions might have been impulsive The consequences however linger,
- poetry: conundrum: prem nagar ki ik aur katha ii
after wrinkles / smiles fascinate
- Photo Essay: A French Market in Harrow
Harrow is twinned with a town somewhere in France, and every 3-4 months, its blessed with a French Farmer’s Market.
- Poem: The Suicide Note- Part 5
Travel they far to the places unknown, In quest for their dreams, in search for peace
- Book Review: Friends with Benefits
A Social Media Marketing Handbook
- The Floating Generation - Picking Pieces of our Scattered Life
Can we really feel at home even if we are back?
- Poem: Trapped
They remain in fear, Inside them, The voices trapped Of all what they can say
- Poetry: Old Gwalior, Poems of Gwalior
we lived shattering long drawn thoughts in strange dawns in old gwalior.
- Photo Essay: Church of St. Stephens, Rochester Row
A curious little church tucked away into one of the small lanes of London
- Poetry: Knives at Dark, Poems of Gwalior
sleep eludes unspoken lust I cut my dreams often wide open
- A Debate Over Climate Change
Some future trajectories for the human race in terms of climate change
- Eyestorms, Poems of Gwalior
you said stones only remember the violence of eye storms.
- Broken Tigers
We are not defined by the things we can replace, but how we care for the things we cannot
- Worthy Matters
Are housewives really "economically non-productive workers", just like beggars and prostitutes?
- Exiled, Poems of Gwalior
why does then your name wafts so deftly on a seascape horizon still.
- Original Fiction: Gullible's Travels, Part 2
Travel Traumas - Elbow Room. Stories of ordinary frequent fliers, cattle class.
- Book Review - Gamestorming by Dave Gray, Sunni Brown, and James Macanufo
The book was such an interesting read that I ended up finishing it within two days.
- Poetry: Man and Mother
Upon a moonless April night, Ursa couple's clear sight, Facing mirror of social blight, Cut a figure lesser bright.
- It Shouldn't Hurt To Be A Child
Who is a teacher or a principal of a staff member to take away a child’s dignity?
- Conflict Resolution for Muslims: A Practical Formula on the Chinese Theory of Mao-Dun
Conflicts are, in essence, survival skills.
- Bootstrap Your Company
Don’t waste your money
- The Children's Hedge Fund Experiment
The ongoing saga of my son's financial education, the next step involves him being a hedge fund manager
- A Tale of Two Men
Why is Amit Shah being referred to as ‘Modi’s Man’ while Sajjan Kumar has never been honored as ‘Rajiv’s Man’?
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