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Independence Day Message – Say NO to the Secular Hounds

Indian Flag

I have always maintained ‘Patriotism’ is a flawed concept. Wars in the name of patriotism is a crime, because we are from a civilization that said However celebrating independence day is important, it is important to recount and honor those freedom fighters who sacrificed everything for the greater good of ... Read More »

FDI in Multi-Brand Retail – What it Means to Local Businesses?

FDI in Retail in India

In the current economic scenario of  India, FDI in any business other than communication and security is good. The important issue is not FDI, but the norms under which the relaxation is happening. Walmart and all other major retailers are in China, but comparing us with China is illogical, because ... Read More »

Quotas for SC/ST in Promotion – Do We Need Quotas Anymore?

Caste System in India

As a kid, it was hard for me to understand the concept of caste and why it was there in the first place. As I grew, I developed a strong sense of dislike for the quota system, I witnessed some poor upper caste people being denied admission as they did ... Read More »

Patriotism – A Highly Misunderstood Word

Indian Flag

For long I have been a stupid patriotic guy, I glorified our freedom movement and leaders. To me back then patriotism was saying ‘I am proud to be an Indian’ and salute the national flag and give utmost respect for the national anthem. However over a period of time as ... Read More »

Why animals are no different than humans

thiyagarajakoil

Recently in an Orkut community I came across a thread raising doubt about Manu Needhi Cholan’s act on whether it is a fiction or truth. The intention of the person who raised this query is not to be critical or sarcastic, so I am putting this efforts to try and ... Read More »

Sachin Tendulkar – A Genius in Perennial Agony

Sachin Tendulkar

“This little prick’s gonna get more runs than you, AB” said Merv Hughes to Allan Border. This happened when Border was only few runs short of 10,000 and sachin was in his teens. You can dissect this statement in two different ways. 1) Merv Hughes is an extraordinary visionary 2) ... Read More »

175 from 141 of Sachin – when solitude met Immortality.

What a knock? 175 from 141 balls, while chasing a mammoth total of 351. People have short term memory loss; this year sachin has scored 3 centuries (the highest by anyone this year) at a very good average better than most others. Yet people say he has grown old, and ... Read More »

Nuclear Warfare in Ancient India: the proofs beyond doubt

Sanyasthama Vinasyati - Ajithkumar

While researching Indus Valley Civilisation, I stumbled upon some articles regarding Nuclear Warfare in Ancient India.. I have posted it from various sources with some editing.. Julius Robert Oppenheimer is remembered as “The Father of the Atomic Bomb”. During a college lecture,  a student asked “‘Was the atomic test at ... Read More »

Sachin – The God who wrote his own script

There is a dialogue in a Japanese movie titled ‘Initial D’. If translated it means “God is also Human, but he can do things which ordinary people can’t do”. What ordinary people cannot do in a cricket field is to write their own script. There may be great players, but ... Read More »

Being a vegetarian – the supreme virtue

Vegetarianism

How often have we seen people claiming that God is not with them and always testing them, they add that they are very righteous men and had not done any crime or inflicted suffering on anyone. They also add that God is helping those murderers and people who do a lot of ... Read More »

Why manjerekar called sachin an elephant?

This article is again a old article of mine, when Mr. Manjerekar criticized sachin with various allegations like faking injury and afraid of failures and being an elephant about whom the team don’t want to talk about. I am republishing this for taking it as a reference. Not only manjerekar, ... Read More »

Money the mother of all evil

Money, what a beautiful thing? Ugly as well. Ugly??? I got to be kidding.  No. It is not just Ugly, but it is the mother of all evils. I may sound philosophical. What good it is being philosophical if there is no rationale behind your words? My view is completely ... Read More »

Sachin – The Phenomenon

Sachin Tendulkar The Phenomenon

Unlike many others, life had very few happiness in store for me during my childhood days, my grand mother’s affection, dreams of my fantasy land while being awake and finally Sachin (not just his batting). For the past 16 years he has been a part of my life. There is ... Read More »

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