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October 2006

Has India lost Gujarat ?

By | 2006-10-28T18:18:00+00:00 October 28th, 2006|India|

When this reporter, with his longish beard, walked into an elite government colony in Ahmedabad to meet a senior official, three children suddenly got off their bicycles.One screamed aloud, “Terrorist!” [...]

The End

By | 2006-10-26T05:58:00+00:00 October 26th, 2006|Uncategorized|

This is the endBeautiful friendThis is the endMy only friend, the endOf our elaborate plans, the endOf everything that stands, the endNo safety or surprise, the endIll never look into [...]

The Blanket of freedom

By | 2006-10-23T22:38:00+00:00 October 23rd, 2006|India|

Nineteen-year old Mahammad Maqbool Dar was taken away by troops from his home near Charar-e-Sharief on Friday, his mother Hanifa Begum said. A day later, the boy, a daily wage [...]

Its a tag

By | 2006-10-20T02:47:00+00:00 October 20th, 2006|Hmm|

Neermathalam has tagged me. He's promised to give his sexy username to me if i do this tag - not that I'll use it - I'll preserve it for posterity. [...]

Dead man Walking – Afzal Guru

By | 2006-10-19T04:25:00+00:00 October 19th, 2006|India|

If the collective conscience of a nation becomes satisfied when one of us gets hanged without a chance to defend himself , it speaks a lot about ourselves.Afzal GuruWill Afzal [...]

Saint and a Communist

By | 2006-10-19T00:25:00+00:00 October 19th, 2006|Hmm|

the bigger pictureWhen I give food to the poor, they call me a saint.When I ask why the poor have no food,they call me a communist.Dom Helder Camara

Bright Future In Sales

By | 2006-10-17T08:33:00+00:00 October 17th, 2006|Uncategorized|

Sleeping on a planter at the Port AuthorityWaiting for my bus to comeSeven scotch-and-sodas at the office partyNow I don't remember where I'm fromI think I had a black walletIn [...]

Poor man’s Banker

By | 2014-04-15T16:27:52+00:00 October 13th, 2006|Hmm|

Muhammad Yunus Nobel Peace Prize 2006The connection between poverty and peace.The connection between womens empowerment and peace. The connection between mutual trust, accountability, participation, creativity - the four pillars of [...]

Poor man’s Banker

By | 2006-10-13T14:30:00+00:00 October 13th, 2006|Hmm|

Muhammad Yunus Nobel Peace Prize 2006The connection between poverty and peace.The connection between womens empowerment and peace. The connection between mutual trust, accountability, participation, creativity - the four pillars of [...]

And All that jazz

By | 2006-10-13T07:56:00+00:00 October 13th, 2006|Hmm|

Folks, what can I tell youabout my next guest?This cat allowed himselfto be adored, but not loved.And his success in show businesswas matched by failure in his personal-relationship bag.Now that's [...]