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Part Deux of Indian English phrases: On “untimely demises” and “baseless allegations.” Imperfections of Indian Inglish which add color to our lives.

The rule of three says you can get only at most two of charisma, integrity and performance in a leader.

A wodehousian re-telling of the tale from the Mahabharata of Bhishma and how he came to take his terrible oath of celibacy.

Part 2 of the Maha Kumbh Mela trip report. Ayodhya – the city built by the Gods.

Would you take the trouble of going to a place where lakhs of people gather and jostle for limited space and other resources, and incur obvious health risks posed by such an environment? A bunch of us did. And this is my account of that. Why? It’s hard to explain why we chose to go […]

Corruption. Voter education. Terrorism. You name the problem. I have the solution. Bring it on.

I’ve re-discovered the joys of train travel lately. And the more I think about it, there are good reasons train travel is way cooler than taking a flight.

Much water flowed under the bridge this year. Here’s a recap of the events of 2012, assembled using my tweets during the year.

No country or culture has been able to stop them. Is there such a thing as a ‘rapist’ gene? What are the fundamental causes? And what are the proximate causes?

A letter from an ordinary citizen of India. To whomsoever it may concern.

It’s important to understand that the UPA government is being accused of two things on the 2G scam front: corruption and incompetence. Here’s how to look at it.

And, you thought you knew it all. In a world filled with noise and confusion, there is only one source for clarity and precision in thought. What Ho!

Those who forget history, they say, are doomed to repeat it. What Ho! is proud to bring you the memorable moments in the post independence history of India, as seen on a Facebook wall. Inspired by Teddy Wayne, Mike Sachs and Thomas Ng ‘s Op-Art at New York Times.

Having lived on both sides of the pond for a good many years, I can understand both reluctance and enthusiasm on part of of Indian diaspora when it comes to returning “back” to India “for good”. I’ve known better than to be in the middle of these debates, but have gleaned enough to know the […]