As I write, the serpent planets Rahu and Ketu are shifting houses. Though shadows of Earth and Moon, their movement, which is only in the reverse unlike other grahas, is of great astrological importance, like all others. In a State where religion and rationalism merge, Jan 8 is virtually deemed D-day, decision day, deliverance day, and even a dreadful day, by many. But, our concern is politicos who can either heal or seal our fate. So, let’s shadow the snakes and leaders:
In a full year of events just December dominates, with the rest eleven evaporating into oblivion. The lasting, lingering memory of 2015 would be the devastating deluge. Now, how can a committed column not take the easy way out by resorting to some wet cliches and rhetoric to highlight all happ... Read More >>
Not just Mrs and Mr Aamir Khan, but a whole lot of Indians (and a foreigner-family) have reason to feel insecure and/or leave India. Here is a roll call of a few players in the tolerance-intolerance roulette:
Nitish Kumar and Lalu: Just a few months back the two could not stan... Read More >>
Lord Brahma has this bad habit. Often, he tends to lose his head, all four heads rather, when tapped for boons by a devious demon dazzling him with die-hard devotion. Armed thus, the demon then goes about tormenting the devas, sages, commonfolk and finally L. Brahma Himself. And when tipping poi... Read More >>
It all boils down to beef now. Like a cow tethered to a tree all debate revolve around just this one issue. Every other happening, from Bihar polls to SC verdicts to the economy either gets run over by cattle or is consumed by cattletalk. Beef has become the staple diet for the hungering ‘inte... Read More >>
To hell with Senas and Sahityas. Sehwag is the one on my mind today. To place him in current context, he tarred many opponents with his willow than the Sainiks did with their ink and wrote lasting cricketing lores than what those literary luminaries achieved with their pens.
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