Monthly Archives: December 2010

Merry Christmas

Reading through Akku’s letter to Santa in Paromeeta’s post, I am reminded of the many Christmases where Santa brought many gifts. For a long part of my childhood I spent most of my holidays in my mother’s home that was … Continue reading

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Ajmer and Pushkar, Winter 2010

Strange things were happening around me. On the last Saturday of November while driving back from office one early evening, a Nilgayi emerged out of nowhere and in the midst of a busy Delhi street rammed into our running car … Continue reading

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Dev Anand – Eternally Young or Trapped in Time?

Cine Durbar was once again instrumental in organizing through the IFFI, a panorama of Naveketan films to celebrate 60 years of the film producing company owned by Dev Anand. Mr Dev Anand was himself present as a bonus for the … Continue reading

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Modern High School – Selected Memories

When my mother decided to pull me out of my exhilarating bliss as a student in South Point into Modern High School, a long and tedious sentence started in my life as the condemned Sisyphus. I joined MHS in Class … Continue reading

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Murder of CEO

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Ma, Mati Manush

Mamata’s Politics – Reign of Terror Or The French Revolution? On a rain lashed morning, hemmed in by a garbage strewn muddy road of a colony in a NCR suburb and marooned by water logged stretches of the posh … Continue reading

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Dear Shri Ratan Tata

New Delhi. 18th October 2008 Dear Mr Ratan Tata, This letter to you is in response to Mr Modi’s letter to the Buddhababu and yours to the youth of Bengal written over the past week. Sometime back I saw full … Continue reading

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Dear Mr Chidambaram

Surajkund NCR, Haryana 7th January 2009 The Honorable Home Minister Government of India New Delhi Respected Shri Chidambaramji, I am writing this letter to you in a state of extreme grief and shock. This morning (7.1.09) at 3.44 am I … Continue reading

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