Month: January 2015

Caste System, Indian Cinema, Politics in India, Religion

United, we stand: Divided, we fall

India is a land of festivals and we witness immense variety of such festivals all though the year but most of these festivals are connected to some religions, castes or regions, though the way such festivals are celebrated has something common about them. Of course, the ‘style’ of these festivals differ from religion to religion. …

Facts and Fiction, Kids, Writers

If there is a will, there is a way.

Some Newspapers in India give an opportunity to the readers to express their views on men and matters through certain columns exclusively meant for this purpose. Most of the articles which appear in these columns are humorous and invariably based on some interesting incidents at home. At times, we are reminded of some funny incidents …

Kids, Weather

Make hay while the Sun shine

Bright and sunny days are here again!. Emerging from cloudy, Misty days accompanied by wind and light rains, the newcomer has retained its basic quality which is Part and Parcel of this hill station especially during the four months called “Winter”. And, because of this, the pleasant, blue sky seemed to tell (or warn) us, …

Facts and Fiction, Grand Parents, Issues in India, Politics in India

Of facts and …

Of late, we hear ‘distorted’ versions of ancient India’s scientific achivement. But, before we dismiss all such stories as baseless, we have to lend our ears to what our great grandpas had to say about certain unique aspects of Indian “discoveries”. It may appear to be baseless but as pointed out by our grandpas, “ …