Monthly Archives: July 2008

Video: Car on Fire

The day before yesterday, on my way to work I got stuck in a traffic jam. Nothing new. With the number of vehicles on Delhi’s roads coupled with the Kanwariya season (a few days back three Kawariyas on a motorcycle … Continue reading

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Remove ‘in.’ to Download YouTube videos

Of late I’ve been facing problems downloading videos from YouTube using my favourite tools – KeepVid and the MP4 download bookmarklet – though the videos were usually playing fine, the downloaded files were only a few KBs in size. Then … Continue reading

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Vicks and the Khich Khich

Aur bheriye ne memne se kaha,Mein tumhe kha jaoonga…Hhh… hhh… Gale mein khich khich?Vicks loVicks mein cheh aushidi tatwa hain,Jo khich khich hataye.To jab bhi gale mein khich khich ho…Vicks lo. Gale mein khich khichGale mein khich khichKya karun?Vicks ki … Continue reading

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Party before Parliament: CPI(M) Expels Somnath

In an expected move (you can usually foresee what the Indian Communists would do) the Communist Party of India (Marxist) expelled the Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee from the party. This move by the CPI(M) would only add to Somnath’s … Continue reading

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Manmohan is Still the Prime Minister

It was almost like a World Cup Cricket final and it seems that the better team won. And what a drama. A crore in cash displayed in the well of the house. Allegations of horse trading. Some brilliant speeches and … Continue reading

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Is Delhi India’s ONLY City?

The other day my brother called up. “Delhi’s going to host the Winter Olympics,” he joked. But for the people who take decisions on such matters in India might quite possibly be thrilled at the idea. And a few days … Continue reading

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Innovative Condom Photography

Old pal Kisholay seemed pleased with my series – Rubbers of India – and being the photographer that he is, promptly shot and sent me a couple of photos to propagate the message of safe sex via this blog. Here … Continue reading

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