Is Maoism, The New Synonym for Terrorism??

It has been a couple of years since the Dantewada incident had happened. An act which became the news of the nation for weeks and months. Today, after 2 years it seems that everybody from media to the government has forgotten this aberrant act. At a stage, when the nation is facing probably it’s biggest crisis…

Dum Maaro Dum: All gas and no dum!

Whenever you listen to the song Dum Maaro Dum…..what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Wait a second, I’ll tell you; undoubtedly the scene where Zeenat Amaan is smoking up, holding a chillam in her hand surrounded by the hippies and she in her magical yellow dress singing the song in style. A…

India Against The Corruption- but does the youth really mean it?

Over the past couple of weeks, one topic that’s being the headline of the nation is the ‘Jan Lokpal Bill’. So what is this ‘Jan Lokpal Bill’ is all about? Why it is so important, that a common-man or should I say a common-man celebrity had to go on fast to bring the government on…

The Spiteful Story of Soraya

Picture this, your hands are tied behind your back. You are placed in a hole and buried up to your waist or even higher. A crowd of people, (maybe some of them are your relatives) are standing in front on you screaming horrible things at you. Off to the side is a large pile of rocks,…

Philosophy of !deactions

It’s said that “our ideas come and go”. Well I seriously don’t deny the fact as it happens with me a lot. I wake up in the morning, I’ll light up a cigarette and as I’ll step towards the loo for my first grand release of the day, I’ll encounter myself with an idea; an…

Beyond Headlines; I know nothing

This is where the plot starts to drop. This is where you start finding chinks in my armour. Obscene use of hackneyed phrases, for instance. Phrases that should’ve been decommissioned like old warships. Not see-worthy. I also tend to go overboard with the puns. Sometimes, I right click on specific words like clichéd and synonym-up…

Shomshuklla’s Four Incredible Angels

What’s the first thing that comes to our mind when we talk about Draupadi and Sita…Mahabharat and Ramayan probably? Does anybody recollect anything apart from that?? Probably, the abduction of Sita by Ravan or the public humiliation of Draupadi by the Kauravas. The story triggers the state of Indian women during that period; delving deeper…