Category: People

Issues in India, Mood, Ooty, People

Phone call during a lockdown

At a time when the nation was undergoing several problems resulting from certain unavoidable circumstances, I found myself in a position worth accepting or rather looking the other way… Ya, the person who used to be one of my best friends contacted me over the phone and kept on talking about the good old days …

Humor, Indian Cinema, Issues in India, News: My opinions, Ooty, People

Good old days!

Before the ‘Newspaper Boy’ drops the day’s News paper at your doors, you would have had some major information of the previous day through TV or Radio. Of course, there are some columns in the newspapers which are beyond the reach till the newspapers arrive! Anyway, the newspapers have some limits because most of the …

Elections, Humor, People, Politics in India

Sarcastic spectators vs. political players

The net practices for different players is almost over and the spectators get an idea about the worth of each player by watching each of them patiently or by making sarcastic comments now and then. Most of the candidates had a couple of promises and assurances about their future plans when they might come to …

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 …