Monthly Archives: December 2008

Police Reforms: for Their Own Sake!

Look around, there’s a lot happening around your locality these days, makes you want to bury your head and say, “Oh God! We were never this way!” Petty crimes, breaking up families, increasing rapes, atrocities against minorities, etc. You have … Continue reading

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A Subdued Christmas!

Christmas is over! I can’t believe it came and went. The day I was looking forward to, the day I cherished, the day I wanted to be happy more than ever. But this Christmas was sad one, indeed a very … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Wishing all readers of this blog a Merry Christmas. May the season ofpeace and hope be a time to look ahead and decide to make differencein our own and others' lives. This is no damn platitude, it's beingsaid with a … Continue reading

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Meena Alexander Reads at Theosophy Hall, Bombay

Meena Alexander Reading at the Theosophy Hall, Bombay. She was in conversation with poet Arundhati Subramaniam Meena Alexander read her poems at the Theosophy Hall, Bombay, yesterday. The reading had a better than average attendance for a normal, poets-hearing-other-poets-read reading. … Continue reading

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Lovers Holding Hands in Traffic!

Call it a city hostile to lovers, or a city that frowns on public display of affection, I found it odd that the boy in the picture (on the bike) was holding the girl’s finger (in the taxi) for as … Continue reading

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Empty Station! (Lyrics)

Elton John wrote “Emtpy Garden” for his friend John Lennon after he was murdered in New York. The first few words go like this (apologies Elton John and Bernie Taupin, you are my fave singer and songwriter team, so have … Continue reading

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Hitler Isn’t Hot!

A bit strident and voluble, but I approve of her stridency and feel it ineluctable under the present circumstances. Here’s fellow blogger, writer and columnist Sarah Islam on the hero-worship we are foisting post-November 26 on Adolf Hitler and his … Continue reading

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