On the cross road at 69!!!

As we celebrate Indian Independence Day on August 15, one question comes to my mind: How do we interpret what does Independence Day mean? Is it important to create a sense of hatred towards another country to sustain what Independence Day means? It is interesting to see how political establishments and/or political thinkers of a…

The paratroopers

If you want to travel from one place to another and you select parachute as your mode of transport, be rest assured, the most likely way you will get to your destination is by being air dropped! Although in daily life, people do not, typically, choose a parachute as a mode of transport to reach…

Lightning Salman, Golden Jaya

Friends, lend me your attention: I write about Salman’s and Jaya’s feats, not praise or criticize either. The evil that men and women do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones. Salman and Jaya are honorable celebrities.

On the right track! History repeats itself

I have always wondered why do we have a railway budget? Indian railways is just another state-owned enterprise, owned and operated by the Government of India; there are other such institutions too but none have a minster and a budget presentation. One obvious answer is of course the sheer size of the budget — annual…

What a start, Mr. Modi!

The Home Ministry has directed government officials using the social media for official purpose to post their message in Hindi and not in English as has been the norm so far; an English version is optional. This applies to Twitter and other social media accounts. Wow!