Monthly Archives: December 2011

To new beginnings

To see a world in a grain of sand, And a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour. ~ William Blake The year sets a humble end. A year of upheaval, of pain, of struggle, joys and learning. The biggest thing that comes to… Read More »

Learning from DGP V Dinesh Reddy

Ah… it is that time of the year when pesky women wear tantalizing clothes and the poor section of the human population infected with penises is helpless to prevent said penises dragging them onto rape scenes. Andhra Pradesh director general of police (DGP) V. Dinesh Reddy is the latest to take a hallowed place of… Read More »

A Derailed Andolan

It was with much admiration that I had raised my voice in support of Anna when he first articulated my frustration with the government. It seemed like a David versus Goliath folly, yet there he was, ready to fast in protest of corruption. He and his team had a draft of a Lokpal Bill. It… Read More »

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Donation request – Truth or scam?

A man just came to the door. Said he was registering “everybody’s” name for polio. I told him Nisarga’s name. He said he wanted mine. Mine? What for? He handed me a register. It had a list of names of various women from our building with amounts next to them. So I asked him, what… Read More »

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