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
Around a month ago, I came across a question on Quora: "Why did some die hard Modi fans become Modi haters overnight?" While I was reading the answers, an intriguing question popped up in my mind. Although, numerous people had jotted down numerous reasons as to why somebody might have turned to a Modi hater from … Continue reading He turned from being a die hard Modi fan to a Modi hater!!!
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
It can either be a dynasty or a democracy. It can never be both. If a prince wants to be the prime-ministers the only thing we get is a kingdom wrapped in democratic wrapper; exactly like a candy - chocolaty inside and crunchy outside. If it is true for a prince, it is true for … Continue reading Blue is the new Green; Assembly Election Results Dec 2018
“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” ― Albert Einstein It has been more than a month since the world's tallest statue"The Statue of Unity" was inaugurated by our prime minister. Even before the event it touched some nerve leading to … Continue reading Here is why I am happy with the Statue of Unity or The Statue of Change!!
Which among the two (A. Indian National Congress or B. Bhartiya Janta Party) can solve the Kashmir problem? Like it or not, you are going to answer this question in less than six months. If you vote you choose the answer consciously, if you don't vote or use NOTA, you choose. But you choose unconsciously! … Continue reading Entangled Kashmir: A web of poor and selfish decisions
Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.It is an open question who, if anyone, this verse is directed against. However, the metaphor is used to describe those playing a role contrary to their real character with whom contact is dangerous, particularly false teachers.We should be … Continue reading Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing forgets the clothing: BBC’s report on Fake News reveals more than expected
The magician borrowed a 10 rupee bill from a person sitting in the first row, he lit that bill up, I saw with my eyes the 10 rupee bill turning into ashes, but what he did next was impossible for me to imagine. He started scrubbing the ash between his fingers and 10 rupee bills, … Continue reading The Magician becomes the Hat!!!: The Indian Politician doing tricks
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
Every year hundreds of people in India die because of floods; millions of the people are relocated and thousands of crores are flushed in floods and yet nothing changes or perhaps it is made sure that these things keep on happening every year. Kerala's worst flood in the century should have brought a bevy of … Continue reading Kerala Floods Part 2: CWC’s Role