PM Modi on March 27, 2019 addressed the nation and spoke about the successful Anti-Satellite Weapons (ASAT) test. I heard what he said, word by word, but did not understand the significance of his speech. I was getting exactly the same feeling that I got when he announced demonetization on Nov 8, 2016. It took me … Continue reading ASAT, ABM and the shifting Nuclear Paradigm
"Everybody was so focused on magician's right hand, that no one noticed him slipping the coin in his pocket with his left hand. He did it right in front of our eyes and in broad day light, but still we had no clue how the coin disappeared and reached his left pocket." This exactly is … Continue reading Modi gov’s surgical strike(s) on Black Money
On November 30, 2016 Magnus Carlsen from Norway defended his World Chess Championship against Sergey Karjakin from Russia with a magnificent checkmate to end the 16th game of the match. It was a magnificent checkmate because he sacrificed his queen to win the game. (If he would not have sacrificed his queen, he would have … Continue reading The only reason why Rahul Gandhi chose Wayanad, Kerala.
For the entire last year, I kept thinking only one thing: What is Congress' strategy to win 2019? I could see BJP's plan to win the election. They have been highlighting their good governance model. I am not at all validating if what they say is true or not. My point is that they had … Continue reading Congress’ loathing of social media & the strategy to win 2019!!!
The place was humongous. The ground was uneven, trees and plants were planted randomly. Since, it was a full moon, it was not completely dark. But it looked scary, the shrubs, the bushes and their shadows looked like ghosts. At the extreme left, the ground was slightly more even compared to the rest. A light … Continue reading Farmers’ woes Part 1: Irrigation and Transportation
"What do you want to become in your life?" Every India kid has answered this question several times while growing up. The answers could have been truly diverse; doctor, engineer, lawyer, cook, actor, musician, pilot, police, sportsperson etc and even politicians. But have you ever met a kid who would say he/she wants to be … Continue reading A Gandhi always comes first; By default, without a question!!!
Every sixth human being alive is of Indian origin. Every third Asian is Indian. Every year India produces babies more than the entire population of Cambodia. We are a billion more than the current US population and almost equal to China and catching up fast. Population in India increased from 330 million in 1947 to … Continue reading Population Explosion 2 – The missing ‘Aadhar’
Two decades ago when the pig had destroyed the lawn by digging, we saw another problem. Please have a look at "Who let the pigs in" to know how the pig came inside the lawn. For this article, it is just enough to know that the pig had dug up the garden pretty bad destroying … Continue reading Weeding the Lawn – (Article 35A)
A couple of decades ago, my dad was posted in a city-cum-village; narrow roads, no multiplexes, very little electricity, water time table etc. But we had a lawn, the one and only highlight of that place. Our neighbors had their's too. Ours was divided in two halves. On the left was an open area with … Continue reading Who let the “Pigs” in?? (Insurgency in Kashmir)
Back in 2016 Uri attack happened, post which India conducted surgical strikes in POK to get rid of some terrorist launchpads etc. What did we gain after that? Terrorism survived, terrorist attack still happened. Last month, Pulwama suicide attack happened, post which India conducted air strikes in Pakistan. Is anything going to change after this? … Continue reading The only way to get rid of terrorism!!!