Of course, my friend, Jesus loves you if you are from a particular brand of Christianity; Allah loves you if you are not Shiia or Ahmediya (or the other way round). Vishnu, Shiva, Krishna, Durga, Hanuman, Ganesh and Ayyappa love you jointly and severally depending on which part of the Country you hail from. Looking … Continue reading Of Course, My Griend, God Loves You
I wrote this Facebook in 2014. I find this just as relevant today. I brief thus all my foreigner friends who want to come to Make in India:.Mine is a great Country of superior culture. Please don't kiss in public, in alleys or aisles, roads or parks, in fact anywhere. If you feel the urge … Continue reading Briefing for MakeInIndia Visitors.
Old man, take my words calmly and in your stride You’d soon die and miss the spectacle of mankind’s suicide Whether You had lived in fame, or in abject shame No one would notice when you lie under the grime. .... Nobody would miss you or mourn longer than a week or two The tuneless … Continue reading A DESPERATE THOUGHT
2m · Shared with Public It happened something like this metaphorical event. I wanted a refrigerator. I looked up online. There were many models, all at incredible prices. I picked up the one that looked good, and only Rs.999. The photo showed a fly sitting on its top. The photographer should have been more careful, I thought. … Continue reading My Online Buy
It was more than a couple of decades ago when I met Dr. Das in a fishing suburb of Bombay. Jyoti Basu, the Communist Chief Minister of Bengal was his idol, and I, then a chronic patient of malaria, his favourite patient. Das charged the fisherfolk Rs. 2 in the name of consultation and Rs. … Continue reading The Good Doctor and the Focking…
In the autumn of 1962, Flight Lieutenant Ghosh who flew a reconnaissance single-engine Otter to places beyond where Dakotas and Packets flew, had hinted that a war was imminent; our preparations were woefully lacking. I was a 22-year-old low-ranking aircraftsman hoping somehow to be called in to take part in the imminent war in the … Continue reading WIN OR LOSE, WAR IS NOT AN OPTION
The Declaration of Independence Action of Second Continental Congress, July 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of America WHEN in the Course of human Events, it becomes necessary for one People to dissolve the Political Bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the Powers of the Earth, … Continue reading US Declaration of Independance – An Indictment of British colonialism
If one could perceive our universe as a computer simulation projected from a superior universe elsewhere, or by a future and far more advanced generation in this very universe (see THE ALIEN GODS : ARE WE COMPUTER SIMULATIONS? ), I do not see why one must not explore the possibility that our universe is a living organism. … Continue reading Is This Universe a Giant Living Organism?
My young friend, Dr. Shankar, wrote to me: "I want you to join a WhatsApp group called Young Thinkers. They are very interesting. You'd like their short but brainy blogs on the WhatsApp." " Beautiful, and why not," I wrote back, "I could even hone my own blogging techniques by reading their WhatsApp posts." . … Continue reading WHY A GROUP OF THINKERS CHUCKED ME OUT
"Tell me a story, " said my brand new wife just as I was trying to pull the pullav of her sari: "I love religious stories." "Mr. Ali next door told me a story this evening while we were waiting for the guests to depart. It's an interesting story. And very religious." "Tell me, " … Continue reading Why We Fought on Our First Night