It is an undeniable fact that some serious measures are necessary for the smooth functioning of Indian democracy. All our efforts should be directed to make electoral processes simpler and easier to understand, so that people vote, and vote for the right candidate.India is the world’s largest democracy. We have the highest number of voters.Continue reading “Amend Constitution to Regain Voter’s interest”
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Senseless Bangalore Renaming ?
What’s in a name? A lot apparently if the spate of Indian city renamings in recent years is any indication. Is it worth it ? If not, why do we let the netas take us for a ride ?
Is the celebration of Valentine’s Day against the Indian Culture?
The meeting of the Orient and the Occident will always produce a spark. Valentine’s Day is just not a day restricted to the West, Love is a global language and everyone who is in love ought to celebrate this day for love knows no barriers. Valentine’s Day is celebrated with great fervour all across theContinue reading “Is the celebration of Valentine’s Day against the Indian Culture?”
Indo-US Nuclear Deal is DEAD?
HOW OFTEN we have seen the Indian cricket team being beaten in the game after getting on top of the opposition. The same thing is happening with the Indo-US nuclear deal, which was cleared by Senate in the United States and then Indian Prime Minister went on to risk his government to move forward withContinue reading “Indo-US Nuclear Deal is DEAD?”
Mumbai shivers like never before
Winter can be a cruel thing especially when people are not prepared to face it. As, the mercury levels dipped to below ten temperatures, Mumbai saw its coldest Winter ever. And the city has come to terms with waking up to shivering mornings everyday. In my 4th Standard, I had learnt in Geography that Bombay(asContinue reading “Mumbai shivers like never before”
Non Resident Indians – More than what meets the eye ?
If you write about India or Indian matters, and happen to be based outside India, it comes as no surprise to see a couple of ‘ why don’t you come back to India first.. ‘ or a ‘ what do you know ?’ taunts pop up in the comments. Many of these, from the webContinue reading “Non Resident Indians – More than what meets the eye ?”
Aussie ki taissie: History repeats itself yet again
Call it divine intervention or poetic justice, the Aussie juggernaut has been halted yet again by Team India who conjured a magical win at the Aussie citadel of supremacy, Perth. This historic wonder down under is the best revenge for the Sydney Fiasco. The Aussie tour could not have been scripted better. It’s such milestoneContinue reading “Aussie ki taissie: History repeats itself yet again”
ICC and not Indians is racist
RACISM HAS many definitions, the most common and widely accepted being the belief that human beings are divided into more than one race, with members of some races being intrinsically superior or inferior to members of other races. As racism carries references to race-based prejudice, violence, or oppression, the term has varying and often hotlyContinue reading “ICC and not Indians is racist”
In the Loving Memory of Gentleman’s Game that died in Sydney on January 6th, 2008
The second Test at the SCG has been full of controversies, and many minutes of air time and centimetres of newspaper space have been devoted to them, especially the umpiring errors. Indians played remarkably well and especially captain Kumble stood ground and set an example. The test result is an agony. The Indians did notContinue reading “In the Loving Memory of Gentleman’s Game that died in Sydney on January 6th, 2008”
Umpiring Blues: India Playing against 13 players!!
“Nothing gets the nation going like Cricket does.” But over the last few series i have noticed one thing that India is perhaps the only team which plays against 13 players in a cricket match. The poor umpiring decisions have hurt India a lot. This is quite disgusting when you love the game so muchContinue reading “Umpiring Blues: India Playing against 13 players!!”