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 […]

Shades of ‘Justification’ of Violence: Modi v/s Setalvad


It is widely believed that the current Chief Minister of Gujarat (click) – Narendra Modi (click) – had ‘justified’ the post-Godhra riots (click) by invoking the Newton’s third law of motion. In other words, the impression that is formed is that he said something to the effect that “as Muslims had killed Hindus travelling by […]

Less people, less noise: Religion inspired Peace!


Numbers 31:17-18 (King James Version) 17. Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that hath known man by lying with him. 18. But all the women children, that have not known a man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves. Verify (click)

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 […]

Vacillation


“His large eyes are just like mine. You can’t doubt he’s got all his cuteness genes from me! You’re jealous!” He teased her trying to keep his voice straight suppressing a chuckle. “Oh yeah, and who’s he got his cute lips from?” She asked sharply, knowing it was only his provocation and yet falling for […]

nOBAlAMA P*ss Prize! Please help me! Or, laugh with me…


I used to read about great people, mostly scientists, but still people who’d had significant and positive IMPACT on the World. The likes of Einstein, Neils Bohr,Schrödinger, Francis Aston, Har Gobind Khorana, and well the list could NOT go on… In ALL cases, I’d first read about their WORKS, and they’d invariably filled me with […]

Flickering lights


R: Not for those who consider themselves minors. “You know, I love you.” Darkness was gathering outside, with occasional attempts at countering it conspicuously emanating from the windows of a few apartments strewn all over. But, none of the two made any such attempt. He looked out through the oval vent and wondered if it […]

Bad timing


He finished reading it. Seventh time today. Her first love letter. “Could so much love ever vanish! She’ll understand, if I talk.” “Anjali, please understand! We’d fought before also. But we always made up! Why not today? I love you, Anjali!” She didn’t reply. Those suspended in air, hanging by rope about their neck, don’t. […]

Educational post


Smart Kid: Please gimme first rank this time at least! Smart God: I can’t. Others are also asking for the same thing! SK: That’s unfair! I come just second everytime. 😦 SG: Calculate area under the curve of what everyone gets in their lives against time, and you’ll know, I’m very fair. SK: I don’t […]