Monthly Archives: December 2005

SMS is Person of the Year – Sardar Manmohan Singh

“NOT SANIA, NOT SACHIN, NOT AMITABHMANMOHAN SINGHIS INDIA’S PERSON OF THE YEAR Even critics admit he brings grace, efficiency and integrity to high office. In 2005 he filled the shoes he was given,” says Tehelka. And I agree. The man … Continue reading

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Fill up the Empty Bottles

December 31, the last puff, the last sip, the one that you don’t want to miss. The one everyone wants. Like chain smokers filling up that umpteenth glass this end is a new beginning, of yet another round. To the … Continue reading

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If Rhinos Could Fly

A couple of bookworms down south should be held responsible for this post. Their fancy for bound volumes of the printed word put my time machine on the reverse. I read but not a lot, atleast not nowadays. Traversing back … Continue reading

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Meri Desh Ki Dharti

The land of my land Wherever you are, whatever you do, there’s always something that roots you in. A place, a people that lend a sense of belonging. Sometimes it’s a place that you’ve only heard of or somewhere you … Continue reading

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Blogging a ‘Bloggerminator’

Outlook’s ‘inhouse sceptic’ TR Vivek fancies himself as a bloggerminator. Last time his pen spewed this venom: The Indian blogging community (or blogosphere, as it likes to call itself) is essentially a bitchy, selfindulgent and an almost incestuous network comprising … Continue reading

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Misty Misty Delhi Morning

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Buttons on the Left

Remember those horror stories which granny used to tell you. The ones where the soul of one enters another and does all mischievous things. Many kilometres of celluloid also told similar tales. I always half-dreaded that something like that might … Continue reading

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