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Elections, A Slingshot and a Prayer..!
And as the elections for Maharashtra and other states draw near, what I see is an air of despondency among
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Joining Mr Kapoor On the Terrace..!
As maids and domestic help get scarce and expensive, it won’t be long before what my imagination just conjured up
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Abhijeet Banerjee and Tihar Jail..!
“He is fearless in expressing his opinions..” Nirmala Banerjee, Abhijeet’s mother. Did you know Tihar jail was where Nobel Prize
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Have Eyes, Can’t See..!
I see Modi looking at the opposition and saying, “Can’t you see I’ve done a good thing in Kashmir?” and
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Pickpockets..!
Wrote this while in college, and remember my mother typing it out for me for my college mag. Fished it
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Torn Pants, Torn Hands..!
It lay fallen a little distance from the clothesline that held my clothes. I walked over and looked at it,
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The Scorpion..!
This was a few years ago at a family outing: In front of me were mountains with clouds resting on
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There’s No Place Like Home..!
A few years back I’d gone to spend a month in Europe. It had been an exciting trip and I’d
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Jesus and Lynching..!
Mob lynching comes from Bible, says Mohan Bhagwat (RSS Chief) …India Today, 9th Oct Ah sir, so a gruesome word
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Reach the Unreachable Star..!
We all have a dream don’t we, something so lofty, so seemingly impossible that the world would laugh if they
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Aarey Forest and Creatures of the Night..!
And in the night they came into Aarey Forest; the woodcutters! With blackness as cover, they pulled out electric saw
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The Art of Being Bored..!
Something I remember with a smile is walking into my children’s rooms years ago, and seeing one or the other
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