October 23, 2019

China 2019-4

Even as I had almost ended my three posts on China based on my recent visit, Baba Ramdev today stirred the hornets’ nest by urging India […]
October 22, 2019

China 2019-3

As I retire tired, I put on the only English TV channel, BBC, that is available in my hotel. The news of third-quarter GDP growth of […]
October 22, 2019

China 2019-2

Our business chamber had a visiting group from a private university, a couple of weeks ago. One of the officials slipped her card to me and […]
October 21, 2019

China 2019-1

The Chinese authorities kindly obliged issuing a business visa on an urgent basis as I hopped on to a flight in the evening, attending on the […]
October 7, 2019

The celebrations are for all!

This year’s Durga Puja celebrations conquered new heights in terms of fostering religious unity and understanding, which can be seen seldom in any other place other […]
October 5, 2019

The regressive G49!

Opposition to Modi began even before he became the PM for the first time. Insinuations and ugly accusations from his inability to speak English, his tea-seller […]
October 4, 2019

Much ado about nothing-5!

My mind shreds in millions of pieces when it is a holiday, and I find nothing to lament over. Why mind wanders listlessly, I wonder and […]
October 3, 2019

‘Visarjan’- the immersion before the pujas!

The holidays have already begun in West Bengal, and a celebration mood has set in across India, Durga Puja for some and Navratri for some other. […]
October 2, 2019


Gandhi Gandhi suddenly is remembered by Indians closer to his birthday 2nd October, India celebrating his 150th anniversary today. Gandhi’s Ahimsa, non-violent means to oust the […]