There are two worlds here, the city and the outskirts. The city from where I am writing this and the outskirts, where this particular piece of article will whether reach or will ever be read in near future, nobody knows. [..]
When I first heard about this book, I was really eager to know the other side of the story. Its cover clearly mentions that it’s about Ravana and his people. [..]
We take pride in calling ourselves the largest democracy in the world. This in fact is not an exaggerated statement.
At the time of independence we were in the category of a nation state with committed leadership but inhabited by people of diverse cultural mix and mostly illiterate and with little or no idea about running a modern democratic polity. [..]
India is a cricket crazy country and the game is probably one of the greatest unifiers in this nation with a mind boggling variety of demographic as well as religious diversities. [..]
One more brick in the wall, the wall painted by many awe and endless thanks and tons of blessing and many rounds of threaded expectations and a salute to the nation’s hero. [..]
Five years ago, I decided to embark upon a journey, which would take me to distant lands and forgotten times, through temples, churches and mosques to the metaphysical and back. I decided to understand my religion, it’s conception, development and propagation through the looking glass of the world. Today after 5 years, on this fateful night, I write my first account. [..]
I have always come in awe of the author every time I have read anything on Sachin. All articles seem to flow with elegance, grace, humility, compassion and completeness. Apparently, if Sachin is involved anywhere, things just cannot go wrong. [..]
For me the very difference between a tourist and a traveller is- a traveller always finds a place called as home where ever he traverses and a tourist always finds a room in exchange of money. [..]
We all remember Amitabh Bachchan, as the protagonist Vijay in Deewar and how is badge (Billa) no 786 helped him stave off a bullet wound. [..]
On 1st July 1993, I took up my position in a hide near a game path at around 06.30pm in Kumbhalgarh forest near Udaipur.
At 08.15pm, a Jungle Cat started calling about 20m from the right flank of my hide. The call resembled ‘Aaa-Ooo’ which means ‘Come’ in Hindi. The second call was louder with a slight resonance. The interval between two calls was about one minute. [..]