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.
The other day, an old fable about the boiling frog came to my mind. Lets suppose you have a pot with tepid water. If you put a frog in it, it might stay in it. If it stays, you could turn the knob and start heating the water, but very-very-slowly, you would notice that the … Continue reading Frog in the boiling water!!! – Dying Hinduism
Truth is stranger than fiction, and how we define truth is even stranger than the truth. If only Isaac Newton was a pseudo-secular-neo-intellectual-liberal or a modern day journalist, he would have prosecuted the apple and the tree from where it fell on to him for attacking him and his freedom. The apple did fall, it … Continue reading Lynching Whatsapp; In the name of Holy Cow
Like every four years, Olympic Games present a grand Opening Ceremony to the spectators, the Indian General Elections that occur every five years present the voters with a unique game, the tug of war; the Ayodhya Manthan. A game that has been played religiously for almost a century now. On one side pulling towards the … Continue reading Ayodhya Dispute: An unresolved symbolical confrontation
Can there be a religion without god or places of worship? Of course! You can be like an intellectual or modern secular Hindu and say God lives in your heart and you don't need a separate place, hence could decimate the idea of temples. Why this question? And why now? Past few months I have … Continue reading Hinduism: A persecuted religion (Sabarimala)
Society today is an outcome of a child's learning born two decades ago. Common things most of the children learnt then, subsequently became a practice today and may become a cult or tradition in the future. If you identify a flaw with any "group of people" today and sincerely want to rectify it, you should … Continue reading When or How does a child become “caste-literate”?