In Response to ‘Relation Limbo’ by Khamba


Relationship Limbo (click) is a blog post by G. Khamba, and this post is in response to what he writes and asks there (and it can be taken as actually addressing him). I was unaware of the term ‘relationship limbo’, but I was certainly aware of the phenomenon, the way it is felt in one’s […]

Of Confrontations in Close Relationships and Importance of Honest Communication


Yesterday night I had had a phone conversation with my good friend after about 7 months, and any serious conversation between us had taken place even more than 9 months back. He is still in a committed relationship with the same person he was with nine months back, which in all is around two years […]

Freedom – to the balloon, or to that which it entraps?


A balloon is not a piece of rubber filled with air; it is a closed space filled with virtually infinite numbers of molecules, atoms, subatomic particles, photons and what not, all of them with their own respective direction and momentum, ‘unmindful’ of the direction and momentum of others around. It is all chaos, and we […]

Fukushima Reactors, Nuclear Energy and My Views


Disclosures and disclaimers: 1. There is a mild conflict of interest when it comes to peaceful uses of nuclear energy, because I am training to become a nuclear medicine physician, and a part of my livelihood would depend upon functioning of ‘research’ nuclear reactors (which are much ‘smaller’ compared to nuclear power plants – the […]

Why Try to ‘Preserve’ Tradition? Yes, it’s a Rhetorical Question.


What follows is derived and modified from my comments at various blog posts (written by me as well as by others). As those comments were in different contexts and not in continuity, some of the points have got repeated. I do not understand why should I feel proud of something which was developed without my […]

In Response to OPEN articele – “Why Money Loves Modi …and why he still can’t make it work for him in national politics”


This post is based on an article published on the web site of the OPEN Magazine titled Why Money Loves Modi …and why he still can’t make it work for him in national politics (click). It feels weird to publish two back-to-back posts highlighting the propagandist methods used by the Indian national media to show […]

In response to Sunita Aron’s Blog post titled: “Gujarat wins, Modi loses”


Following is the comment I had submitted on Sunita Aron’s (click) HT Blog (click) titled Gurajat wins, Modi loses (click). The numbered quotes are taken directly from the published blog post and appended below each of them are my corresponding thoughts. 1. “One can hate Narendra Modi” Yes, one can hate anything/anyone one wants to, […]