Category Archives: National

Are Indian cities sitting ducks?

There is a big stink adrift right now with yet another terror outfit claiming responsibility for the Pune blast. Of course, as always, the media is using this to refuel their already hot assault weapons at their favorite pinata of … Continue reading

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Tackling terrorism in India

As long  as we follow a policy of appeasement, we will never be able to tackle terrorism and we might have to live in constant fear and anxiety. Several cowardly attacks on ‘soft targets’ have killed the innocent common man.  … Continue reading

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To Your health

     It is true that ultimately everyone of us shall die, but till we live, we live because of our body is in existence.  And if we are not well and ill, we shall live, but such a life shall … Continue reading

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2013- After apocalypse

The greatest grandmother of all the doom’s day movies, 2012 weaved such a spell on the audience that it left an elderly person sitting next to me sobbing at the end of the film. In the climax, after the usual … Continue reading

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Everything is politics…

The NCP-Congress government in Maharashtra has recently announced that action will be taken against the Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray. Finally, the right move, I think. But sadly, it took a threat to the ‘Congress Yuvraj’ and of course what’s-his-name … Continue reading

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It all starts from within…

I know its a boring one that I am writing and I don’t even know how I can make this interesting or humorous or curious piece of writing but its a very sensitive one for sure. I’m unable to find … Continue reading

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Devil’s Advocate – A Mumbaikar’s version

The first thing I’ve been doing the past few days is checking the news and blogs on various sources. Every day I get to see the word “Mumbai” used and abused by the media, the politicians and the new breed … Continue reading

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Bollywood as India’s soft power?

A friend of mine recently circulated a TED talk by Shashi Tharoor, talking about Bollywood being India’s softpower. We study in Germany amidst a good mix of students from around the globe. And this was circulated to the entire class. … Continue reading

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Productive years of Undertrials squandered away

If reports are to be believed approximately three lakh Undertrials are overstaying in the dingy and overcrowded Indian jails facing trials. Certainly, this poorly reflects on the Indian criminal justice system apart from running counter to the democratic principles of … Continue reading

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My name is ‘clueless’

I couldn’t resist penning this piece down after watching the first (of many I am sure!) teaser of Karan Johar’s next release – ‘My name is Khan’. But before I begin my rant, let me just say one thing – … Continue reading

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