The final solution to India Vs Pakistan conflict

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The assumption here is that we want a final solution which ends the increasingly absurd conflict between India and Pakistan. The solution needs to be such that both India and Pakistan start focusing their energies and resources on things that matter to the well being of their desperately poor citizens– health, education, safety, employment etc, […]

Satyamev Jayate – more hope than substance

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Satyamev Jayate hopes to turn the tragedies of India into Primetime entertainment. Atleast for the first week it has had the nation buzzing , but I don’t think this interest level will last for more than 3 weeks. The viewership of the first episode was driven by the slick marketing campaign, which to a large […]

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Isnt that a funny Picture

Sonia ji is upset that someone has morphed her picture and put it onto the image of Sunny Leone ji. Sonia ji is unable to look at herself in the mirror now, and nor can Sunny leone ji. Even Shree Kapil Sibal cant look Sonia ji in the eye without those kind of thoughts, the […]

Awakening of the Midnight’s Children

The sound of freedom

The sweet sound of a flute wafts in from the window as I am enjoying my holiday at home on 15th August. It’s a guy on the street selling flutes and he is playing an old and popular patriotic songs. The music gets a hold of me, tugging at all of my chords of patriotism […]

The astonishing landgrab in India

Farmers - the endangered species

If you are a builder in India, you have your fingers in the biggest cookie jar of India, especially if you are a builder in Mumbai. A friend commented recently that Mumbai has no policy endorsed by the Govt for making housing affordable – the equivalent of DDA in Delhi. This is because the politicians […]

Brand new Indian

The Indian goldrush is the unfolding story of this decade. The new teeming urban millions have arrived at the nearest mall, with their aspirations to a better life which have been promised to them in the latest sale offer, as they juggle their overflowing checkout basket and multiple credit cards and a phone wedged between […]