Varun Gandhi down down!

The sad state of Indian politics is not something I like to rant about. But the recent incident of Varun Gandhi delivering a provocative, disgusting and  religiously polarizing speech has forced me to write this post. For the uninitiated, you might want to watch this video to see how politicians in India deliver speeches full… Continue reading Varun Gandhi down down!

The Perfect Omlette

Ingredients: 1. Three egg whites 2. Salt 3. Chat Masala 4. Chili Flakes 5. 1.5 tablespoons of Extra Virgin, Refined Olive Oil 6. Painstakingly acquired skill 🙂 Calories count: Roughly 140 cals An interesting video tutorial (ignore the sponsor message) on how to make a perfect omlette:

Hyderabad Metro Rail Project and the quagmire of scandalous politics

Hi, I write this article after learning about the social costs and the dire ramifications of the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project which was awarded to the Maytas Metro Limited by the Government of Andhra Pradesh last year. After reading this article (by Mint’s managing editor Niranjan Rajadhyaksha) and the link (an article by transport activist… Continue reading Hyderabad Metro Rail Project and the quagmire of scandalous politics

“The Last Question” and why I am so intrigued by it

Hi, Yesterday I wanted to read this amazing short story by Isaac Asimov that I had read long ago during my MBA course. I did not know the title of the story and only remembered that it ended with the following line: “Let there be light”. So I googled “Let there be Light + Isaac… Continue reading “The Last Question” and why I am so intrigued by it

Mumbai Terror Attacks – No Fate

I write this article with a very heavy heart. The thought flow in this article might appear haphazard and the sentences might seem lengthy and verbose. My apologies to the readers, as penning emotions is not an easy task, even for seasoned bloggers (and I am just a beginner). From the last four day I… Continue reading Mumbai Terror Attacks – No Fate

Mumbai Terror Attacks – Necessary Info Collated

Mumbai Terror Attack Stats (Courtesy The Indian) Total people killed: 183 Civilians (Indians): 141 Security forces: 20 Foreign tourists Killed: 22 (Three each from Israel and Germany; two from Canada and one each from US, Italy, China, Thailand, Mauritius, Singapore, Britain, Japan and Australia. Five are yet to be identified) Total Injured: 239 Indians: 216… Continue reading Mumbai Terror Attacks – Necessary Info Collated

Celestial Questions

Note: Through this article I do not intend to endorse or promote any religion. This post is purely an effort to present some truly thought-provoking questions which should be read and reasoned upon, by all of us. After reading this post, you might ask why did I name this post “Celestial Questions”. This is because… Continue reading Celestial Questions

Been a while

Hi, It has been well over a year since I posted something new on my blog. However, now I shall try to be more active than ‘usual’. Frankly, another article describing my experiences or rather whereabouts (during 2007) should have come after my last post on world politics which was way back in December of… Continue reading Been a while

My piece of mind on current geo-politics, war and religious polarization with suggestions

As stated earlier, I would like to repeat that I am not any good in international affairs, foreign policy and diplomacy etc nor am I or my country perfect but I want to write about a topic that is very sensitive. I am not writing this article after any research. This article contains my views… Continue reading My piece of mind on current geo-politics, war and religious polarization with suggestions

Why the percentage of Hindus in Indian population, might decline in the coming years?

Before I answer this question, let me explain you that I have written this article purely as a student of economics (of which demographics is an important part). I do not have any specific feeling towards any religion and this article was not meant to hurt anybody’s sentiments, emotions or religious beliefs. I write this… Continue reading Why the percentage of Hindus in Indian population, might decline in the coming years?

First impressions of CAT 2006

For your information: CAT or Common Admission Test is one of the largest MBA entrance exams conducted in India, anually. Indian Institute of Management (IIMs), the premier business-schools of the country (and counted among the best in the world) conduct this test for selecting potential students for the next round of admission process (comprising of… Continue reading First impressions of CAT 2006

The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox (Book Review 009)

ISBN: 8185984131 Tagline: A process of ongoing improvement. The Goal was not on my reading list. However, it was lying around in the house and I decided to go ahead with it. The size of this book was very uninviting and from all the text on the covers and in the intro pages, I thought… Continue reading The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox (Book Review 009)