Old post – not current: BJP, Gujarat, and yet another embarrassment

An old post. Please note that this is not a comment on BJP today, but an incident from 4 years ago. Bringing it up in the shadow of M F Hussain’s death to make two points. 1. There are others being targetted too (and they are alive, so we can change and make a difference), and 2. This boy had not painted naked goddesses, but still got the brutal. So let’s not pretend that it…

"Old post – not current: BJP, Gujarat, and yet another embarrassment"

Mumbai water supply going to the dogs?

Walking down the street near the old Ajmera School in Borivli West today, I came across this: In case the picture isn’t clear, this is a dog drinking at a leaking water connection. Take a close look: I couldn’t get a better picture. It got scared and ran away. Actually, when I saw it, there were two dogs drinking there, mouth to mouth. It actually was looking very pretty, like a pose for a photo.…

"Mumbai water supply going to the dogs?"

Solution on Kashmir?

For a long time, Kashmir has been a thrown in the sides of India, Pakistan and Kashmir. Countless men losing their lives, exhorbitant amounts of money spent, arguments, claims, hopes and anger. Its been pver 50 years. The issue is still on. The world watches with bated breath as the two nuclear armed rivals try and figure life out and hope that the nuclear part of it remains in firmly in the capability rather than…

"Solution on Kashmir?"

Intolerance: Excessive morality?

In a country where watching films without vulgar dances is incomplete, we are quick to take offense at public figures. Richard Gere and Shilpa Shetty in the recent limelight are an example. What happens to caring about the AIDS and HIV campaign they were pushing? Well, a kiss happened. Right on stage, in the middle of the public eye, Richard Gere did a move similar to one from his film “Shall we Dance”? Ok, so…

"Intolerance: Excessive morality?"