Monthly Archives: February 2011


Jawaharlal Nehru, in his “The Discovery of India” calls India as “an ancient palimpsest on which layer upon layer of thought and reverie had been inscribed, and yet no succeeding layer had completely hidden or erased what had been written … Continue reading

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India’s Got Talent Khoj 2 -July 31 2010 Vinod

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India’s New Emblem.

This is our current emblem, The Ashoka Pillar. I am blessed with a delightful nephew who suggests that we replace it with this one. His logic is impeccable. “.changing our emblem from The Ashoka Pillar to a Condom more accurately … Continue reading

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The Late Rummuser He Laughed All The Way To His Death. LIP That is the obituary that I hope my son will put in the papers when I go. This is not quite what gaelikaa had in mind when she … Continue reading

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Zavaray Poonawalla.

I have received this mail from a friend and I reproduce it without comment. Poonawalla means someone from Poona. Poona is the old English name for Pune, which is my home town too. This incident is not fiction, but a … Continue reading

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Namaste Towers, Mumbai.

I refer to my post on hands posted last September by me as part of the LBC weekly posts. It had to happen. A new high-rise building is coming up in Mumbai (aka Bombay). You can get some interesting details … Continue reading

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