Recently, India defeated Pakistan in the world cup. Defeating Pakistan is a feat only because of the bitter relations that the two nations. Otherwise there was nothing great or spectacular about the cricket played by the two sides. Fans, media and analysts swivel in between the two extremes. As per them everything was wrong with … Continue reading Unpredictable Cricket
? Knowledge is having the right answer, intelligence is asking the right question Framing a question is not just putting a question mark "?" at the end. Good deep questions need imagination. Unfortunately Indian Journalists are showing least possible imaginative skills. Either they are doing it intentionally or they have lost this skill in the course … Continue reading The Inconspicuous Syndicate
Back in 2014, the intellectual class in India came up with a variety of sophisticated connotations for BJP's overwhelming majority of 282 seats. They said it was "a black swan moment" or "in the era of coalition politics it was a fluke". And here we are in 2019, with BJP surpassing its own personal record. … Continue reading Why this Kolaveri Di?
Almost every person who disproves demonetization comes with one of the two arguments: Black money is stashed in Swiss Banks and is not in India. Gathering information on this lead me to write Modi gov’s surgical strike(s) on Black Money Whatever black money is in India, is not in the form of cash. This is the … Continue reading The Cash Nexus: Criminals and Politics
Indeed Mr. Modi's karma awaits him. And so does Mr. Rahul Gandhi's and mine and yours and every one else's. Maybe Rahul Gandhi is just overwhelmed by the "laws of Karma". He might have just come across this Hindu laws during this festival of elections which Indians have been not only aware of but also … Continue reading Your Karma awaits you!!!
People had been living and enjoying a decade of peace and suddenly one fine Sunday, they wake up to the horror of less than a dozen serial blasts. More than 250 ceased to exist, more than 500 might not live like the day before and all of their families might never overcome the trauma. Just … Continue reading Mumbai’s Black Friday to Lanka’s Ester Sunday: The Appeasement Journey
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!!!