June 29, 2019

No to Fatwas!

The elected members of Parliament take the oath iterating that they shall bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of India, uphold the sovereignty and […]
June 25, 2019

Lychees and the deaths!

The dusty roads to the orchards are abuzz with activity. It is the peak plucking season, as is evidenced by a dozen or more trucks standing […]
June 22, 2019

Cut money II

I had already posted on ‘cut-money,’ the malaise afflicting all political parties, and which was admitted dramatically by the CM of West Bengal during her meeting […]
June 20, 2019

The cut-money!

Electoral defeat for Mamata is a green area. She has been on the climb ever since she began her career in her teens as a Chatra […]
June 19, 2019

The bike-gangs of Kolkata!

Ushoshi Sengupta, a model and former Miss India, was returning from a shooting assignment from JW Marriot in an Apps cab. I too was incidentally on […]
June 18, 2019

Salutes to the doctors!

Even had there been an India-Pakistan match scheduled at that time, I still would’ve missed it, in favour of the first ever live-telecast meeting between the […]
June 14, 2019

The spreading doctors’ strike!

I wrote a long post and a few snippets on the Junior doctors’ strike already. The scene of a three-year-old dead, for want of timely medical […]
June 12, 2019

Indian Notional Congress!

I must declare that the caption is no typo. The election results are a great leveller in Indian politics. The common man today is far more […]
June 12, 2019

Save the doctors!

Mohammad Shahid, the wrinkly oldster, had seen seventy-five summers and was hauled in by his relatives to be admitted into a Government Hospital, where he died. […]