Thursday, November 22, 2007

Taslima Nasreen Leaves Kolkata: A Giant Defeat for Secularism

This is a tragedy of colossal proportions, akin to Modi's support of the Godhra riots. Since when is it the government's responsibility to evict law abiding residents of the territory, simply because a bunch of hooligans - Muslim or Hindu - decide to burn the city?

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Wednesday, November 21, 2007

UK Taxmen Lose Private Records: What's It Going To Cost?

What a bunch of imbeciles! Who are these idiots who run the government?That's an understatement:)

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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

This Site Is Not Yet Rated

Even in the online world we are pigeonholed into categories that don't really fit our profiles.

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Friday, November 16, 2007

Sashaying Through Champaign

Meal: 10 dollars. Drinks: 20 Dollars. Gas: 2.78 dollars. A full tank of gas to park the car: priceless.

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Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Bollywood beats Hollywood - Om Shanti Om, Saawariya vs. Lions for Lambs

Very firmly remember that this is a blip, perhaps just a combination of a slow week, bad competition from Hollywood, Bollywood's PR machine clicking, etc, so one swallow does not make a summer.

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The Best Way to Stop Terror

Can we be smarter with identity politics to obviate terrorism before it starts?

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Pakistan : Breaking The Cycle

There is a paradigm shift in making. The US Foreign policy is toying with the idea of supporting the Pakistani people as opposed to the Pakistani Government, i.e., from Musharraf Policy to Pakistan Policy.

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Friday, November 09, 2007

How Official is your Jargon?

Office jargon is beautifully loaded with metaphors! That is, when you hear them for the first time, and in some cases, even the second time! However, jargon is rarely spewed at a rate of less than a few hundred per day per person and in an office space of a 100 people, I leave the calculations to you!

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Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Microsoft Launches Xbox LIVE in India.

With the right kind of promotion, it could prove to be a strong factor in driving Xbox 360 sales in the country, as well as creating a connected community of Indian gamers, which could only prove beneficial to Microsoft in particular, and the gaming industry in general.

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Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Those Who Do, Blog

Blogs by hardworking doers, holding a day job or working in shifts, such as a New York cab-driver, a British bobby, a forensic expert, a London ambulance driver or a maths teacher.

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Saturday, November 03, 2007

Emergency Imposed in Pakistan: Harbinger of Change or More of the Same?

After weeks of speculation and political unrest Gen. Pervez Musharraf has finally imposed "Emergency" in Pakistan, suspended the 1973 constitution and disbanded the Supreme and High Courts

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Friday, November 02, 2007

When the Earth Trembles

Nature never gives us an intimation before sending in a storm, an earthquake or a wildfire

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