Who Killed Rohit Vemula?

Offerings-to-River-Ganga

Everyone wants to claim the body of Rohit Vemula. Everyone is fighting over his identity, and the irony is that he is being treated in the same way about which he was lamenting in his suicide note – The value of a man was reduced to his immediate identity and nearest possibility. To a vote. […]

How to make India more tolerant

Intolerance

Poor Narendra Modi seems to have lost his mojo of exploiting the PR machinery to his advantage. His appeal looks dented with the Bihar elections results. He seems to have promised too much too soon by underestimating the depth to which India has been screwed by Congress politics of appeasement. And now the jobless congress […]

Quitting that cup of Tea

The cup of ordeal

I am having my first cup of tea after 30 days. It feels like nostalgia as the tongue is wallowing in the familiar concoction of tea/ ginger/ pudina/ lemongrass. In these 30 days I have come to realise how deeply that cup of tea was entrenched in my life – it had been the 10 minute pause from […]

Vrindavan – A Journey to your Heart

The chosen few get to visit Vrindavan

They say that it takes thousands of births to be able to come here. You need the permission of Radha Rani to visit Vrindavan, this is her realm. Her name is plastered all over the walls, the rickshaw puller shout Radhe Radhe instead of honking, she is the path to Krishna. The world wants Krishna, and Krishna Pines for […]