Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Pakistan in Alpavirama

Pakistan was mostly absent from Alpavirama this time, creating a void necessarily unnecessary. Such unwanted wants is what defines our nation today, egged on by elements who should have been declared necessarily 'wanted', long back.

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Shaadi ka intezzam

Shaadi ka intezzam jor shor se chal raha hai; aap jaroor padharen; saath mein dulha dulhan ko laana na bhulen.

शादी का इंतजाम जोर शोर से चल रहा है; आप जरूर पधारें; साथ में दुल्हा दुल्हन को लाना न भूलें

Monday, September 19, 2016

Smart Phone

A smart phone can easily outsmart you. Ask me.

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

I became a Teacher in 1996

I became a Teacher in 1996 - I had taught earlier, once or twice, in spaces here and there, and naturally assumed I knew how to. Twenty years down I am a wee bit wiser...

Mohammad Ali Jinnah

Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the chief architect of mostly Sunni Pakistan, was a Shia, originally from Gujarat, whose adult life was largely spent in Bombay, and who, except for the last decade of his relatively long innings, stood for the idea of a united India and Hindu-Muslim amity. Our history books never talk about this, portraying him instead as petulant, petty and prejudiced.

Saturday, August 13, 2016


Its irritating to find ex-students patronising their ex-institution. Grow up. Your times were no better, or worse. You however may be better, than worse, because of the very same entity.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Organising a Film Fest

The most fun task in the organisation of a film festival is the watching of the films submitted; organisers rarely get to do it themselves.