Category: Reflections

Facts and Fiction, Politics in India, Reflections

Avoidable Problems

Certain recent not-so-pleasant political developments were flooding my mind with similar events and reactions but my lazy mind was succumbing to silly reasons to skip the issue indefinitely. Anyway I was lent a helping hand by the oft used proverb, “If there is a will, there is a way”. As far as India is concerned …

Facts and Fiction, Humor, In real life, P U Krishnan, People, Philosophy, Politics in India, Reflections, Short Stories, Travel, Uncategorized

Lest you forget…

Largest human nose ever recorded was that of an Englishman Thomas weders in the 18th century”  19cm long. A visit by the world’s shortest man named Ping Pong brought sidewalk traffic on Manhattan’s busy 42nd street to a halt.  The 20-year old Chinese man in all of 74.6cm tall. The Oxford University considers Indian students …

Facts and Fiction, Ooty, P U Krishnan, People, Reflections

Thank you!

Friends, ‘Bloggers’ and well wishers, lend me your ears. I dedicate this to all of you. But for my limitations, I would have responded to your valuable comments and encouragements individually. Not that I was silent all these days but it was between me and me! “How nice of you! Really?” At times, I find …

Aliens, Crazy people, Domestic, Facts and Fiction, International, International issues, Issues in India, News: My opinions, Ooty, P U Krishnan, People, Politics in India, Travel

Have some patience, please

Freedom of expression is one of the jealously guarded rights in a democratic country. We don’t have to swallow the government’s version of any issue. The rejoinder from the affected party pops up almost immediately. Maybe both are misleading but you are at liberty to accept or reject either of the two versions or both. …

Aliens, Facts and Fiction, Ooty, P U Krishnan, People, Philosophy, Poems, Short Stories, Travel

Of moons and planets

“She walks in beauty… like the night of cloudless climes and starry skies…” Amateur sky gazers create such immortal lines. Their affairs with Sun, Moon or Stars come in handy when they recollect emotions in tranquility. It is a riot of colors when the Sun announces its arrival in the morning or takes leave in …

Aliens, Facts and Fiction, Ooty, P U Krishnan, People, Philosophy

Hitch your wagon to the stars!

Smaller than the smallest and bigger than the biggest. Yes that is what the creator is [Anoraniyan… Mahatomahiyan… I don’t remember those Sanskrit words which gave us an idea of the almighty]. When you tend to boast of your abilities, your status etc at the expense of lesser beings, just think of planet earth which …

Facts and Fiction, Issues in India, Ooty, P U Krishnan, People, Politics in India, Reflections, Short Stories

The need of the hour is…

“If music be the food of ‘peace’, give me excess of it…” be it classical or film songs, the best among them could lift you to great heights. Such songs, like the gentle breeze sweeps away the dry and useless leaves [thoughts] from our minds! Everyone loves peace but something or the other pollutes one’s …

Facts and Fiction, Humor, In real life, International, Issues in India, Ooty, P U Krishnan, Reflections, Short Stories, Travel

Old order changeth…

Whatever may be the impact of globalization, it has created certain ‘look-alikes’ all over the world, despite the fact that the nations the world over could still be divided into developed and developing and underdeveloped countries. What used to be the monopoly of the rich and the upper middleclass are no longer so. Apart from …