Today is World Poetry Day. I have always believed that poetry has the power to heal rifts and convey a message, like rational speech never can. I am no poet, but the events in the recent past have moved me to write. A disclaimer, poetry is about emotions and not about arguments or legal niceties. […]Read more "The Muezzin’s Yogi"
Let the goddess not be a mere consort, living at the whims and fancies of the Indian God, let her be truly powerful.Read more "The Abused Indian Goddess and The Rainbow Man"
Unless you have been living under a rock, it is highly unlikely that you haven’t heard of the demonetization of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes from the economy. You might have found yourself lining up infront of the banks to get your notes exchanged for new ones. If you are India’s Pablo Escobar, you […]Read more "Demonetisation Doomsday"
I write this blogpost today, consciously aware of the fact that the anti-Pakistan rhetoric and feelings in India has reached a crescendo, with all a parties throwing their weight around the recent surgical strikes carried out across the LOC. Bollywood has banned Pakistani actors from acting in India, India has said no to all talks […]Read more "Pak Indica : The story no one is telling"
Last Saturday, I got the opportunity to hear Subroto Bagchi speak on the issue of Skill Odisha. I had woken up late and consequently missed school and was looking forward to Mr Shashi Tharoor’s speech at KIIT University in the evening. I was completely unaware of Mr Bagchi’s work and was naïve about his pledge […]Read more "The Skill Valley : Real Entrepreneurs of Odisha"
Why this dramatic title you might ask ? What is the point ? Well the thing is Raghuram Rajan , the RBI governor seems to be the media’s new controversy king and has been in news for all the wrong reasons. Be it the one-eyed King remark in Washington which drew many eyeballs(or say eyeball […]Read more "The Rajan-niti : a synopsis of Rajan’s speech"
If you are on social media, or happen to keep tab of the news in some way or the other, it is highly unlikely that you haven’t come across the events transpiring in Kashmir, as you read this article. The death of a militant, Burhan Wani has sparked unrest in the valley, which is gradually […]Read more "A case for Kashmir"