Indian Cinema, Politics in India, Strikes and Protests

Less demands, more comforts!

While many of the national parties in India are at the mercy of regional parties, the ruling parties at the center are taking advantage of the rift in regional politics to withstand several demands put forward by farmers or employees. At times, the demands are such that if accepted, it would land the government in …

Caste System, Humor, Television

Hats off to TV!

You have immense source of belief from boredom and you don’t have to wait till your favorite items are active! Even voracious readers have limits and naturally, they look forward to programs dominated by the so-called intellectuals! As far as TV programs are concerned, serials running into thousands of episodes capture the attention of old …

Humor, In real life, seasons, Vancouver, Weather

Have some patience, man!

After a prolonged, “Hide and Seek”, right from early morning, the Sun seemed to lift the curtain for a while, much to the pleasure of some of us, who have been waiting for a breakthrough. Till then, nothing was visible in certain areas. :Have some patience an”, I said to myself but the long-awaited brightness …

Humor, In real life, International, Mood, P U Krishnan, Short Stories, Travel, Vancouver, Weather

Early morning or late evening?

It was bright and sunny. But it was difficult to predict whether it was morning or evening… yesterday or today! Even the birds could not make their presence felt. There were some people on the road but it was difficult to say whether they were on evening walk or morning walk. Anyway, I had just …

Issues in India, People, Politics in India, Youth

Our India, Our India!

Assuring that the Modi government will find a permanent solution to the unrest in Kashmir, the union Home Minister introduced a new slogan, “Kashmir is ours, Kashmiris are ours and Kashmiriyat is also ours” To be a bit more pragmatic, one would suggest that the government should arrange a length journey by train from Kashmir …

Facts and Fiction, Issues in India, Short Stories

Our own kith and kin!

Urbanization would have brought about “the richer than ever” look to towns which were not long ago, small and uncrowned (and beautiful too). Small, but spacious in the sense that most of the lands which were agricultural or just small playgrounds were the target of the business people and the building contractors. I am not …

Corporations, Humor, In real life, Indian Cinema, Issues in India, Uncategorized

Job opportunities

Gone are the days when job seekers had limited options, mostly based on their qualifications. Most of them opted for government jobs in view of job security. Those aiming at jobs in private companies were assured of better salaries but they had to work beyond the office hours. Anyway, money weighed more than ‘leisure’! But, …

Issues in India, News: My opinions, Politics in India, Strikes and Protests, Weather

“Water Wise”

Farmers in several states in India are in the grip of unavoidable problems, resulting from water scarcity. Inadequate seasonal rains could be one of the reasons for water scarcity. Then, there maybe man made reasons too. Leading newspapers in India are providing the necessary information to overcome the problems to some extent. In short, one …