Bengaluru’s summers were different when the city was still Bangalore and I was a schoolgoing kid. The city’s unpredictability in …
I don’t know if I should be guilty of being happy because the mob is rising outside India, or mourn the death of all those victims – humans and crocodiles alike! I just feel humans are de-evolving, degenerating as social beings.
The grass is always greener on the other side, and we keep hopping to the neighbouring lawn to ensure we don’t starve ourselves of anything.
It’s good to party, it’s our right. Yes we, the citizens, have a right to be able to visit the downtown at midnight on New Year’s Eve. But, we, the citizens, should also dutifully not add to the chaos there.
We’ve lost hope one too many times and that makes us cautious about the new-age politicians. We don’t have any choice but to take everything with a pinch of salt, that’s the damage our ‘system’ has taken.
When I look at that pile of letters, the DVD collection, the stamps and coins I collected, the stack of audio casettes my parents collected, those old meaningful songs – Hindi, Kannada, ABBA, Metallica, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple .. -, I certainly feel nostalgic.
WordPress has been a great platform for me. Although it’s a blogging platform first, the fabulous WordPress Community acts as a social network. It’s a good parallel to the social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
There’s nothing wrong in having a flag dedicated to the state. In fact, I believe every single state in India should be allowed to design and hoist their own flags next to the Indian flag.
I believe every city has its own character. Cities are characterized by a synergy that exists between its peoples, cultures, food, economy, art, music and such things.
The removal of Hindi from signages symbolizes something more than what it seems. It marks the demand for true equality and justice for all languages of India.
A handful of forward thinkers can’t take decisions for the society. We should see if a society is ready for such a change.
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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.
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!
Modi, Kejriwal, Trump, Salman Khan movies and now Pratham – How societies’ tastes are changing from “class” to “mass”
I strongly feel societies all over the world are losing the value systems they built over millennia. Our tastes are degrading in almost every aspect of life.
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?
For the people, by the people, of the people. That’s democracy by the textbook. Very little of that exists today. …
My heart’s weeping! I can’t control it. I don’t remember the last time when I felt this deep sorrow. May …
Article 4 It’s been quite some time since that incident in JNU happened. Social media was filled with hate posts …
A collective post-mortem on everything that’s happening around beneath the masks of ideologies.