Monthly Archives: June 2009

You Will Hear It From Facebook in Future. Long Live MJ.

When Michael Jackson, the self-styled king of pop died last week, curiously it might seem, I read it on Facebook. What’s the point I am making here? When an earthquake occurred in the US and the husband phoned the wife, … Continue reading

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More Habitual Grumbling from a Grumpy Writer

I guess moving house is one big traumatic task. I so much hate it that I have sworn not to do it again, ever. I am told there a people in Bombay who move house every year because their tenants … Continue reading

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For long I have longed for a terrace and got it, at last! Moving house this week.

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Manoj Rane, Friend, Fellow Writer, R.I.P.

Manoj with our common friend Abhijeet Gadre at the Aap Ka Nazrana meet in April 2008 He was one of my best friends though we met hardly a few years ago. The sort who didn’t talk behind your back, though … Continue reading

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The Discussion So Far on Rape

My blogpost has attracted heavy criticism and comments which has prompted me to do this new post. Much water has flowed downstream in the interregnum including the alleged rape of a maid by a successful Indian film star. These days … Continue reading

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Ganga in the Serengeti

Here’s an image Ganga captured in the Serengeti Bum-chum, writer, and wilflife enthusiast Gangadharan Menon has capture the essence of Africa in this article in Mid-day. He writes: “The tale of a species of butterflies that migrates all the way … Continue reading

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Fratricide Most Foul

It’s scary, indeed it is: the hold of criminals over politicians, and vice versa; to kill adversaries and silence the policing authorities. The underbelly of this Indian phenomenon came fully into the open recently, and the reverberations in the press … Continue reading

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