September 12, 2016

A poet in jail!

Of the much news in bold letters hogging the front page of a leading daily, one bizarre news did not miss my eyes for more reasons […]
September 10, 2016

Sweating it out in the lakes!

I continue my brisk walk around the lake. It is dusk and the colours are fast changing. The players are retiring from their practice, most of […]
September 2, 2016

The darkness in their lives!

The darkness in their lives!Keeping late hours on a project and missing my regular morning walks I felt guilty at my bulging waistline waiting to wriggle […]
August 27, 2016

The elusive justice system!

West Bengal alone has over 13 lac pending litigations in the courts, and mind you it is merely fifth in the national rankings, UP topping the […]
August 2, 2016

The new inequality!

Humanity has seen endless clashes in the past. The main reasons for the clashes were for food and shelter as religion stepped in to seize the […]
July 27, 2016

The mockery of awards!

The Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India. Instituted in 1954, the award is conferred “in recognition of exceptional service/ performance of […]
July 18, 2016

Story of a Kolkata Rickshaw puller

Missing my morning walk for reasons irrelevant here, I opted for the evening stroll around the lakes. The rains resumed, pushing me to a nearest ironing […]
July 10, 2016

Kashmir on the boil!

Kashmir on the boil! Kashmir is on the boil, yet gain. This time over the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani during a fierce […]
July 7, 2016

The world chocolate day!

World Chocolate Day! Today is World chocolate day! Use of chocolate originated in the Americas-Mexico, Guatemala, where the Mayans and the Aztecs used is as a […]