Jokers are Mortal; Jokes, Eternal. But Jokers can reincarnate! ;)


LOL @ Rangnath Commission recommends 10% quota for Muslims (click) ROFL @ “It added that in case of non-availability of Muslims to fill the 10% earmarked seats, these may be made available to other minorities but in “no case” shall any seat within the recommended 15% shall be given to anybody from the majority community.” […]

These are not Diwali Firecrackers, please!


What are these people even trying to do?!! Click and Click. It’s both puzzling and unnerving. Even if it is assumed that whatever Sathnam says is indeed true, then what does it imply? Just that whatever decision the government will reach regarding CTBT will be for personal gains of those running it, as they would […]

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 […]

Fine balance between lack of creativity and its excess. [Highly allegorical post!!]


I had always felt that our education does not promote original thinking, which is very detrimental to nation’s progress, as without it research can never be carried out! A very simple reason so many students fail exams is because they copy their neighboring candidate’s answers verbatim. If teachers would only teach adequate language skills, then […]

Direct Democracy in India: a Possibility?


While in one of my recent posts (click), I had questioned the validity of this subconscious idea that “consensus by majority is the best way to reach decisions for a huge heterogeneous community, like the Indian population”, no other method that could replace populist decision-making seems plausible. So, democracy is here to stay. But the […]

Majority


Majority’s are the amplified views of the select, influential (manipulative) few. Probably, that is why most of the views on any issue could be clubbed into few categories (corresponding to the number of factions pushing a particular view). Of course, another reason could be the limited number of opinions that could be formed on any […]