Monthly Archives: January 2006

Bollywood Badmashes

The bad men of Bollywood had all the fun until the hero realised that he too can get a little naughty. Always on the losing side at the climax, but their meanness won the hearts of the audiences. Hindi film … Continue reading

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Gandhi Died 30/1/1948

Who killed the Mahatma? History tells us that three bullets from a Beretta M1934 semi-automatic pistol silenced Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Nathuram Vinayak Godse had pulled the trigger and killed the person. But the thought, principles, ideas have all passed away … Continue reading

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Deathly Diversions

The once-a-river-now-a-drain which divides east Delhi from the rest of it, mythologically has a brother. The sister now maybe an embodiment of death and decay, but Hindus regard the brother – Yama – as the harbinger of the final farewell. … Continue reading

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With You for You Always

On my thank you list there are two names. First, the Delhi Police. Their security measures ensured that I got an early reprive from work on the eve of Republic Day as they wanted to seal off our floor for … Continue reading

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A New Tag, an Age-old Story

It has been raining tags in this winter/summer of the blog (depending on which hemisphere you are in). Though not many came my way, I was somewhat taken aback with their frequency and the things that they wanted me to … Continue reading

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The Morning Marchers and Curious Onlookers

The trailer was there in the last post, now for the full version. Of the 170 photos clicked only 15 (including the one in the last post) made it to this blog. The morning of January 21 was exceptionally cold. … Continue reading

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Rejoicing the Republic and a Little Recognition

The last few days have been erratic, as reflected by my recent blogging behaviour. I expect things to settle down to normal in a week or so. Also expecting some changes for the better. Have a lot of things to … Continue reading

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