July 2007

June 2007

On a weekend

By | 2007-06-10T08:36:32-05:00 June 10th, 2007|India, talkies|

Calvin: I've been thinking, Hobbes. Hobbes: On a weekend? Calvin: Well, it wasn't on purpose...... Have you kids heard the story of the most beautiful girl in the world marrying [...]

May 2007

India has made us. We must make Bharat.

By | 2007-05-31T06:53:23-05:00 May 31st, 2007|India|

Along comes a speech, though not quite often which summarises certain things we couldn’t completely articulate but was in the back of our minds. Whether it changes anything is not something [...]

Rs 50 for a horse

By | 2007-05-30T05:32:14-05:00 May 30th, 2007|India|

There has been an outbreak of glanders, a fatal bacterial disease, among the horses in Nainital. The government has ordered the diseased horses, 22 of them, be killed. NDTV story [...]

March 2007

Mother of all Nightmares

By | 2007-03-23T21:50:01-05:00 March 18th, 2007|India, Politics|

“…I am sure, thousands like me will be shocked by the Nandigram incident. Please, please have some regard for those who feel that socialism is not terrorism, but humanism; and [...]

Women’s Army and Jhansi Rani

By | 2007-03-23T21:51:27-05:00 March 8th, 2007|India|

“My short skirt is a liberation flag in the women’s army,” they read. “I declare these streets, any streets, my vagina’s country.” they read the Vagina Monologues aloud and then [...]

January 2007

Lets Burn Mumbai !

By | 2007-01-31T04:05:00-05:00 January 31st, 2007|India, Papa Bear|

Ha Papa Bear has spoken. What a long wait it was oh Emperor of the Hindu hearts, papa we missed you so.Thackeray who recently celebrated his 80th birthday, made an [...]

American Women

By | 2007-01-17T06:52:00-05:00 January 17th, 2007|India|

“A gentleman asked me to marry him and I said no,” she recalled. “I told him, ‘I’m just beginning to fly again, I’m just beginning to be me. Don’t take [...]

December 2006

Our India is a Sufi

By | 2013-02-05T19:58:11-05:00 December 21st, 2006|India|

The Journalist and the Prostitute "What is you name ?" The Indian journalist covering the Bangladesh war asked the prostitute "Selma" "Tell me the truth, what is your real name" [...]

The Great Indian Wall

By | 2006-12-09T23:12:00-05:00 December 9th, 2006|India|

Hush baby..hush ! We are about to finish the wall, did anybody know ?..hell no ! The British miserably failed to accomplish this in 1905-11 and they called themselves the [...]

November 2006