It is the era of alignment. Pakistan with China, USA with Israel, Russia with Syria Snowden. You just need a cause. Or two. In the page 3 and politically active crowd, it is fashionable to be aligned to a cause. There are expensive dinners, big parties, runs, walks, charity balls and what not. AIDS was a very […]
Strange are the ways of our world. We have heard of cricketer twins (the Waugh brothers) and such. Now we have twins in control of Poland. Will they be able to tell if Jaroslaw came to the right office or did Lech? Thankfully, they don’t have melas to add to the confusion. :)Or we might […]
Who are we kidding? Corporate India’s dirty laundry just got washed in public. ASSOCHAM’s outrage at Corporate’s potrayal of how big businesses work in India does not hold water. What Corporate did not do is surprise the viewers about the wheelings and dealings of the biggies and the political-criminal nexus underlying the *clean* image. Lets’ […]
Having a camera in your cellphone can win you some prizes after all. 🙂 Nokia and the UK Press Gazette chose photos captured by citizens of significant events for the first citizen journalism award. They were taken even before the press could swarm the area. Early birds do get the worm.
This one is going to attract a lot of eye balls for sometime to come. Tee! hee! 🙂 Judges will now consider contribution as well as compensation in divorce lawsuits. I concur all the same. Comments?
Before we even have a chance to recover from the proposed re-Mandalization of our educational institutions, the caste brigade delivers yet another blow. Reservations in the private sector! Caste politics can take a back seat in this new drama. There is much more to this latest call for dividing the masses than meets the eye. […]
Ok so this one was late……but it is worth the wait.. :). Here is what The Economist magazine has to say about the role of women in shaping the world in years to come. “WHY can’t a woman be more like a man?” mused Henry Higgins in “My Fair Lady”. Future generations might ask why […]
When all the attention of the world is focused on Muslims in Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan and Palestine, there are some who are persona non grata in thier own land. They have been called one of the world’s most persecuted people. Some argue that they are also one of the most forgotten. The Rohingya of Burma..nowhere to run, […]