Category: People

Cricket, Facts and Fiction, Humor, In real life, International issues, Issues in India, News: My opinions, People, Philosophy, Politics in India, Religion, World Affairs

Off the back foot, inches off the ground.

Though there is a general impression that Pakistan and India are not in good terms, as could be seen from certain recent developments, the fact is that such things are like family quarrels which would last for a few days and settle down before long. Both the countries are eager to watch cricket matches between …

Elections, Humor, In real life, People, Politics in India

Old order changeth, yielding place to new.

India is getting ready for the loksabha elections and the leading parties are busy and may be a bit nervous too in view of the uncertainty about the chances of victory or the possibility of the strength of the parties with whom the leading parties have a tie up. One of the strange things is …

International, Mood, News: My opinions, People, Philosophy, Travel, Weather

Inspiring indeed!

I was reading the day’s newspaper, not during the morning but in the evening, contrary to my daily habits. The evening was so harsh that I was just going through major headlines unmindful of major news items. But just when I was about to put the paper down, I was carried away by one particular …

Humor, Ooty, People, Science and Technology, seasons

And the Credit goes to…

The world has undergone a sea-change and the credit goes to the scientists of the past and present. The changes will go on and on but one would hope that these scientists are just like our fellow travelers with some difference in their approach. We have to repeat the fact that while we, the ordinary …

Facts and Fiction, Humor, In real life, Mood, People, seasons, Vancouver, Weather

Dancing to the tune of nature

A couple of months ago, it used to be bright and sunny. The sun took its own time to say, “Bye, bye guys,” rather reluctantly, but you had to wait till 9:30pm to see the glorious sunset! Anyway, slowly but steadily, the weather was neither too hot nor too cold and one was tempted to …

Crazy people, Issues in India, News: My opinions, People

To be, or not to be?

There are innumerable languages in this wide world. Some are totally local and most of the rest are official languages confined to independent nations. As far as countries like India are concerned, a couple of its widely used languages are given the status of national languages along with English. Though the country is divided into …

Facts and Fiction, Kids, Mood, Parents, People, Short Stories, Travel

A thing of beauty is a joy forever!

The other day while I was going through the “introduction” to Rudyard Kipling’s “The Phantom Rickshaw”, I recalled several personal experiences but, the one that ‘knocks’ me off an on is our visit to a beautiful village surrounded by a river which was called ‘Bharatha Puzha’ in those days. It was our first visit when …

Books, Humor, Issues in India, Kids, P U Krishnan, People, Philosophy, Poems, Short Stories

Heaps of children’s books!

The standard of education at higher levels may vary, depending upon preferences of universities and colleges. As far as Indian universities or the preferences of senior students are concerned, job-oriented course have an upper hand (Doctors, Engineers or Business). It may be a cakewalk for the smart ones! But, when it comes to LKG or …

International issues, News: My opinions, People, Philosophy, Politics in India

Beware of war mongers

It is difficult to overcome certain habits. As long as such habits are harmless, we can say rely on those age-old proverbs like, “Habits die hard” or the new ones like, “Victory has become our habit these days” by Veerat Kohli! When we talk about habits, we cannot ignore certain violent habits which have become …