Category Archives: India

Mother, We Shall Not Forget

For Mother, they came with hatred where there was love For they came for blood where there was compassion For they came with vengeance where there was none For they danced with jubilation at the deeds they’d done For Mother, … Continue reading

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PGI Death: Why The Prime Minister Is No Ordinary Citizen

During our school days, in our civics (introductory political science) class we were taught that in a republic, the Prime Minister is an ordinary citizen at par with any other citizen, his job being to serve the nation by literally … Continue reading

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Censure That Censor, Please

Well well well, guess what’s new on the English movie channels airing on Indian television these days. Yes, you guessed right, they’ve started editing out kissing scenes from movies. That means after MJ pulls down Spiderman’s mask, what you’ll see … Continue reading

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Three Reasons Why Arunachal Pradesh Is A Part Of India

This news has been doing the rounds so much these days, that I had to write about it sooner or later. Now, for the uninitiated: Arunachal Pradesh is a state in the easternmost part of India (Arunachal literally means the … Continue reading

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Yeah, We Have Thousands Of Rivers In The Plains, But It’s Not Raining!

We’re stepping into a new era as a nation. The wounds of our past have left us with scars, but they don’t hurt now. The dust hasn’t settled yet, but we can see through it. We’re weak, but alive, so … Continue reading

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Why Ajmal Aamir Kasab Must Be Given A Lawyer

Shiv Sainiks might have pelted stones at Anjali Waghmare’s home in Worli, and they might have made her think about her decision to agree to defend Ajmal Aamir Kasab in court, but the truth will stand. The lone terrorist alive … Continue reading

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How the BJP is Making it Increasingly Difficult For Me to Vote for It

…and why I will vote for it anyway The upcoming general elections will be the first time I’ll be eligible to vote. The last time they were held, I was 17, one year short of being eligible for franchise, but … Continue reading

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