Category Archives: Patriotism

Intolerance.

Intolerance is defined as an unwillingness to accept views, beliefs, or behaviour that differ from one’s own; or an inability to eat a food or take a drug without adverse effects. Having suggested this topic for this week’s Friday 2 … Continue reading

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Dangal. (Wrestling Competition)

I spent forty minutes, commuting up and down to the cinema theater, another thirty minutes, parking, walking up to the multiplex in the mall, twenty minutes of advertisement films and finally two hours and forty minutes watching the story being … Continue reading

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A Sacred Song.

For me, and as it will be be for millions of Indians, the most sacred song will be this. No matter how many times I hear this, I get goose-pimples. This one is from Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, a Bhajan on … Continue reading

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Statue For Gandhi in London.

The Indian Weekly magazine Outlook, has a regular feature that publishes some letters to the editors From the the foreign press. This column is called “Par Avion” and this week has this letter in the Daily Telegraph featured; Say Statue. … Continue reading

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Sardar.

There is a great big debate now going on in India as to whether the new government in Delhi is deliberately underplaying / degrading the Nehru family legacy while hijacking another Indian National Congress icon Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. My readers … Continue reading

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Courage And Conviction. A Book Review.

I have never reviewed a book in my blog but I suppose that there had to be a first at some point of time and what better book to review than this one. A friend who is a retired Indian … Continue reading

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