Politics

One is not enough

I wrote this out of disgust and was published on IBN Live. An excerpt from it. Click on the link to read more. Raj Thackeray seems to have opened up a pandora’s box. Comments on Big B were uncalled for to say the least. For a progressive state like Maharashtra, this does not go down [...]

The Chipko Movement (The Chipko Aandolan)

Blog Action Day is here. This post for what it’s worth, is a step towards that. One of the 15000 blogs that are participating on this day. 15th October, 2007. Maybe I am just lost. But that’s not what it’s about. The forests of India are a critical resource for the subsistence of rural peoples [...]

Forgotten Father

October 2nd, 2007 like every year was ‘Gandhi Jayanti’. When the day started, and when it got over. I have no clue. Maybe I have become one of those people who has no time for anything but for themselves. When I was in Chandigarh, I used to frequent the Gandhi Bhavan often to pick up [...]

History of CRAP

We just had a small discussion today and it got me all nostalgic about the wonderful time we had in college. We had started a magazine in college, called it CRAP!. Yeah, you read it right. That’s what it was called. Even now i wonder how we got away with such a corny name. Will [...]

Our National Anthem

Respect the national anthem. Respect the nation.

Jai Hind

For many of us it is just another day.Let us take sometime to contemplate our growth as a country and what this land had to offer us.   Many of you to whom are reading this are getting at least 5 digit salary. Is it an unavoidable fact that this country also has a part [...]

Vande Mataram : Translation by Shree Aurobindo

Mother, I bow to thee!Rich with thy hurrying streams,bright with orchard gleams,Cool with thy winds of delight,Dark fields waving Mother of might,Mother free. Glory of moonlight dreams,Over thy branches and lordly streams,Clad in thy blossoming trees,Mother, giver of easeLaughing low and sweet!Mother I kiss thy feet,Speaker sweet and low!Mother, to thee I bow. Who hath [...]


 

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