India

Solar Eclipse: Let’s “Un”eclipse Our Minds

“From Darkness, lead me to Light” says a famous line from the Upanishads – a knowledge bank from ancient India. It’s such an irony that Indians are probably among the most superstitious peoples of the world, lost in the darkness with eyes wide open, not wanting to perceive what they see.

Learning new languages (or not) is a mindset problem.

Learning languages (or not learning) is a mindset problem. People with one mindset make efforts to learn it. Those with the other mindset don’t.

Some toilet gyaan for my fellow Indians.

Some of us cringe when advertisements on television featuring our favorite actors preach the benefits of building a toilet at home. The middle classes and the rich wonder if the technology savvy India is really that backward! We can place 104 satellites in their orbits with precision but can’t build toilets for half a billion people. 

Say INTERCOURSE at your own risk!!

It’s a shame that our censorship mentality has spread like a virus from movies to our daily lives. In fact, I only see the Hindu society devolving into what the western society was in the medieval ages.

Monsoon is here!

As it showers, keep that book aside, run to your terrace and drench yourself, get soaked in whatever you’re wearing, but make sure you’re wearing something. Stretch your arms out, lift your head upwards, feel those droplets on your face and body.

A take on Kamal Haasan’s ‘Epic’ views!

No, I don’t have an iota of problem in him saying any thing against the Hindu society, Hinduism or even the Mahabharata. But, people like him can be more rational and weigh their words before they come out of their guts!

Bengaluru Mass-Molestation – A post-mortem analysis – Part I

A number of questions are being asked and statements are being made by different people as a post-mortem of the incident is being carried out. But, how valid are those questions? Are we being reasonable when we ask a few things..? Have we asked all the right questions? Where are we as a society?

A Tale of Two Public Opinions

For the people, by the people, of the people. That’s democracy by the textbook. Very little of that exists today. …