Tag: Of Facts and Fiction

Facts and Fiction, Humor, In real life, P U Krishnan, Short Stories

Body language!

The other day, I was casually watching a program on TV. An expert was answering the questions of the viewers on job opportunities and the preparations required for getting through interviews. I was reminded of one of my good old friends and several interviews attended by him. My friend was the obedient son of a …

Elections, Facts and Fiction, Issues in India, News: My opinions, P U Krishnan, Philosophy, Politics in India, Strikes and Protests

Show of Strength

Tit for tat…an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth! There are people who still believe in such third-rate challenges. There may be valid reasons for either of the rivals to express their grievances but such a stubborn approach won’t lead both the parties anywhere. Inadvertently they torture those who ensure a steady …

Elections, Facts and Fiction, Issues in India, P U Krishnan, Politics in India, Strikes and Protests, Television

Amidst all these chaos and confusions

When it comes to politics, the people in general, see it as a trump card to bring about the necessary changes in society or to put pressure on the politicians during their 5-year term. Then, there are those who happen to be staunch supporters of certain parties and all they expect is the victory of …

Bollywood, Facts and Fiction, Humor, In real life, Indian Cinema, P U Krishnan, Television

Avoidable Squabbles

“Enough is enough”, Suchithra said to herself, succumbing to her own weakness. She put her resignation letter on MD’s table when the lady was in the conference hall. Suchithra was the private secretary of the MD, Ms. Deepa. Both were smart and knew each other well, but they were still a bit suspicious of each …

Crazy people, Facts and Fiction, Issues in India, News: My opinions, P U Krishnan, People

Arise, Awake….knowledge is power

Child labor itself is a crime but the way they are punished for silly mistakes is found to be brutal. The owners of certain factories or workshops resort to third degree methods to extract work from kids, as was evident from a recent incident, telecast by major news channels. The ‘colleagues’ of a child who …

Cricket, Facts and Fiction, P U Krishnan, seasons, Vancouver

Not on Home ground?

Like a fussy child, Vancouver rejects all the post-winter joys in favor of the wet and misty blankets to sleep under. Once in a while you experience the warmth and glory of the season but soon it is dull and wet. It may be a blessing in disguise for the late-risers but they too feel …

Facts and Fiction, Humor, In real life, P U Krishnan, Vancouver

Nature’s Gift

No runways for them. All they have to do is to look here and there for a while and flutter their wings to get momentum. And, in a jiffy, they are up in the sky, noiselessly crossing over to their destination. Rain or shine, they peck while they peck and fly when they ought to! …

Elections, Facts and Fiction, Humor, Issues in India, P U Krishnan, People, Philosophy, Politics in India

Friendly rivals and power sharing!

The people of certain states in India will get used to freebies of almost all items and the political parties [freebie specialists] facing future elections will have to invent new ideas. The parents will be less interested in the education of their kids; the marriages will be less expensive and the demand for certain ‘must’ …

Facts and Fiction, Humor, In real life, P U Krishnan, Philosophy, Short Stories

Some are born fools… some achieve foolishness…!

On an all fools day, while I was shopping in a corner shop, a middle aged chap with a broad smile on his face dashed towards me and said, “Hi, don’t you remember me?” He was a total stranger and I paid him back in his own coin, “My goodness! After a long time…” I …