Category Archives: Of particular interest

The many worlds

The other day, I read a rather innocuous article in the Hindu about a mother’s relief over the verdict passed against her son’s killer. 12 years ago, her son had died of bullets wounds when the Mumbai Police, allegedly resorted … Continue reading

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India pulses

Somewhere in Dwarka, a butcher welcomes his customer in crisp English and insists that his assistant speaks English too. Ann, a British expat in Dubai, in her conversation with Johann Hari of The Independent, tells him, “It’s the Emiratis at … Continue reading

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Before I forget

In my class on entrepreneurship the other day , we got off to discussing ethics among small business owners. Now, the area is admittedly very grey and not one that I’m particularly fond of discussing. Yet, it was a one … Continue reading

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Dave Matthews and a Stream of Consciousness..

So much to say . By my self again, drive me out of my brain. When I’m walking by the water..splish splash.. To my head and my soul I’m blown away……. Someone in the heavens looking back down on me … Continue reading

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All the world’s a stage

I hate dishonest rickshawallahs!! They make me loathe myself for being gullible to all the tricks up their sleeves.. Everytime I think I’ve learnt a lesson and commit to myself that I’d never be so foolish again , I get … Continue reading

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The muzzein’s call

There’s a certain quality to the muzzein’s call.. its deep melancholic ring has always thrilled me..The mysticism in which it is wrapped merges with the broken silences of the morning..In the daytime, it’s reassuring….Comforting that, somewhere, with the call, several … Continue reading

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Ontological ramblings…contd.

At a given instant , there seems to be nothing but ether… Why would you play by the rules?  whose rules ?  who’s  manifestation of  sanity ? Your sanity is insanity to me , Bertrand Russell would say … My … Continue reading

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Milan Kundera…

” … How can we condemn something that is ephemeral , in transit ?  In the sunset of dissolution,  everything is illuminated by the aura of nostalgia …..”

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An occasion…

I would like to raise a toast .. Here’s to M and her wonderful store.To all the spunk in her and the individuality she emanates..The zest for life, her quest to be herself..To her , for her identity, and knowing … Continue reading

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Ex nihilo…

So if Russia could nurture Marxism ..And if communism could spread wings in China ..and France could be the hot bed of existentialism and Derrida’s deconstructions….Or for that matter phenomenology in Germany …Why haven’t we in India had a thought … Continue reading

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