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Citizen’ship

   Are we doing what as Citizens we CAN do? Are we choosing the right MLA, MP? Are we driving correctly? Are we making efforts not to bribe or not to be in a position where we may think we need to bribe? Are we practicing secular thinking as educated individuals in our own lives? … Continue reading

Civilisation: Is India different?

For sure, India is different! Anyone who has spent some time in India has found it difficult to box the Indians into any of the acknowledged stereotypes. Indians are just Indians, not Asians, Arabians, Americans, Europeans or Latinos. Philosophical Causality For the less travelled and innocent foreigner, the difference is immediately noticed in the diversity … Continue reading

Civil India?

In 1947, a dudish leadership epitomised by Nehru gleefully took over the reigns of independent India. They wore their soft intellectual hearts on their sleeves, a hangover from the freedom struggle led by those like Gandhi who shed his sartorial tastes in empathy with the millions of peasants toiling every day for the landed feudal … Continue reading

Necessity is NOT the mother of invention!

Remarkable achievements, transformational change and leaving a powerful impact on others’ minds are topics that always engrossed me. In the early part of my life, I did not have the semantics of today neither did I do things out of reflective choice. Like most, I also did things steered by habits of thinking and action … Continue reading

La Musica Cubana – Who pays the price?

It seems like the Salsa, the Rhumba, the Son or the Tango all have conspired to form the invigorating music that is soaked in by anyone visiting Havana. The price tag in CUC (the Cuban Convertible Peso) as an equivalent for the US$ is happily traded in by all visitors and shelled out at any … Continue reading

AAP ki Baat!

As AAP runs the trial of being written off, I ask myself to recall why I supported this party. I did not know AK or Yogendra Yadav then and neither now. I supported this party and voted for them to help build up an ALTERNATIVE national party for my country. To ensure that we remain … Continue reading

AAPka Civilised India!

What do we call people who do not compromise on their principles, their goals, their passions? …undemocratic, non-collaborative, stubborn, apolitical or even uncivilised. Before civilisation started snaring simple humans in its cobweb of civility, man was following his needs and wits to acquire what it needed and nothing more. Gradually, man learnt to create an … Continue reading