Monthly Archives: July 2010


Judgement is a word that I came across for the first time in school when I was 12 years old. I was in a Christian Mission School, and in assembly “judgement day’ was often used. I did not understand the … Continue reading

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Conflict With Modernity – Honour Killings In India

Jean from Cheerful Monk and my friend Anil who wrote the guest post on Defilements have raised the question of honour killings in India, an idea about which you can get from here and here. I believe that I should … Continue reading

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This is me sitting next to my friend Abbas and telling a story. The location is our park where we meet every evening when it is not raining. The story was an explanation to an earlier pithy reply to a … Continue reading

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Mr. Pranab Mukherjee’s Advise To CEOs.

I hope that Mr. Pranab Mukherjee gets to read this open letter addressed to him via my blog. This morning’s Indian Express has an article that informs its readers that “Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to call a meeting … Continue reading

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Foreign Aid To India.

Jean in her blog ‘Cheerful Monk’ quoted a very true statement – “Foreign aid: When the poor people of one country give money to the rich people of another country.” Here is final realisation in Britain that aid to India … Continue reading

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Senior Citizen Moment.

I subscribe to two weekly magazines, and eleven monthly magazines, all in English and have subscribed to one weekly and two monthly magazines for my father, all in Tamil. While I can read and write Tamil, I find the Tamil … Continue reading

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Don’t sniff at smelling a potential lover!

After reading my blog post on the interview, a well wisher has sent me some information without adding any comments. I think that it is advise to me to perhaps pass on to Maya! Or, I wonder if my blog … Continue reading

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The Interview.

The interviewer (Wer) joined me as I was walking along the track in our local park. The interviewee (YT) was yours truly. Wer: Hello, may I join you? YT: Sure, if you don’t mind my slow pace. Wer: I am … Continue reading

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I am not a great celebrator of anniversaries. I have no problem with others celebrating or mourning anniversaries, but it is just not my cup of tea. When my late wife Urmeela was alive too, we did not celebrate what … Continue reading

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Save Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani – II

Surprisingly, protests from all over the world have influenced the establishment in Iran. I am very pleased to take my readers to this news item in the BBC. I hope that the authorities in Iran will take the matter to … Continue reading

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