Residua


The first time I had written this story, it was a cathartic tale. To help me resolve a few issues with myself. I had not written it keeping in mind a specific audience. Neither had I tried to make the narration attractive in any way. Any such concerns would have adulterated the sentiments behind the […]

Text MessAge


Following is my submission at the IndiBlogger’s IndiVine Share Life Blogger Contest (click) under the category ‘My friends. My life. My phone.’, which is being sponsored by Tata DOCOMO to promote their new phone – OneTouch – Net (click). If you enjoy the story and are an IndiBlogger member, kindly log in and vote (click) […]

Ethics in Tangents: Part 2 – Ethicality and False sense of Obligation of Producing Children


What follows is modified and significantly expanded from one of my (long) tweets, but it contains doubts/conjectures that I have had for a long time, and which I have articulated at various places in different words. How ethical is the decision to have a child? If it sounds weird, by it, I mean, do prospective […]

Corrosion


I was born here over 20 years ago. Unlike you, I don’t mind if you step on my toes, for that’s what I’ve inferred the purpose of my life on a railway platform to be. Despite having my feet literally firmly grounded, I’ve seen more humans, their humanity & its complements – indifference, deceit & […]

Spinning Yarns to Make Undies on TV


—–1. The author asserts that all the incidents described in what follows are completely true. There is no question of any incidental resemblance with any person alive, moribund or dead as the author himself had witnessed the events described this Sunday (February 28, 2010) on the eve of Holi (click) after consuming bhang (click), which […]

Free will


I am republishing this post, as a form or blog-recycling – an idea I caught on from Wise Donkey’s blog (click). Coincidentally, tomorrow happens to also be the anniversary of my blog, and the time this post was published for the first time. I have edited the post a bit. This was the first post […]

God only knows!


“Everything happens for a reason – we humans cannot know that reason. God operates in mysterious ways, and only God knows the reasons behind all the apparent unfairness in this World. Everything happens in accordance with law of Karma keeping in with deeds of your previous incarnations. Or you never know, what you think as […]

Missing Marble’s Mystery


A box labeled – “MARBLE THE GREAT INSIDE” is examined. There was no sound on shaking it. It was opened – no marble could be seen. ……1. 1.1. That the box exists attests to the fact that Marble created it, so there must be Marble inside as declared by the label. 1.2. Ears are not […]

So many inconsistencies in news reporting of “two lady doctors killing a rape victim’s baby in Raigad”!


Previous post (click) had something related. There I had provided (the following) links, wherein two news agencies, viz., PTI and IANS (former published by DNA (click) and the latter by many publications, including The Times of India [click]) had reported the SAME incident, with conflicting versions. Also, considering the circumstances, and being a doctor, many […]