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.

Friday, July 08, 2016

When talk takes a loong walk ...

When talk takes a loong walk, enamoured of its appeal to itself ... Faculty Forum 2016.

Thursday, July 07, 2016


FTII set to change; that's an oxymoron ...