A Dramatic Guide To Greek Crisis

The Backdrop It all started in the mid 90s. In the days when the sun was shinier, and everybody was busy making hay. All the big guys had money and everybody had enough saved up for winter and extra to lend. It was a time when Europe was still a continent and nothing more. In…

Is it fair?

“If Rajiv Gandhi had married a Nigerian and if she wasn’t white skin, would Congress accept her as a leader.” The statement is sad. When you know that it is made by a union minister, it’s even sadder. But you know the saddest part of all this is – it’s true! The Indian society and…

The Peshawar Massacre: A Realization of Hate

It is beyond every flicker of doubt that calling the killings that happened on 16th December, 2014 as heinous is an utter understatement. Kids, who could barely understand God, leave alone differentiating between them. Kids who couldn’t even spell revenge or jihad correctly! Terrorism was never justified, not at any point in history. Sometimes because…

Nirbhaya was not a hero but a victim

Today, on the second death anniversary of the poor girl, all the news channels have been running hour long shows on her and the incident. Aaj Tak stood out, as it talked to the concerned family and friends and tried to recreate the whole scenario once again. The channel glorified their pain and poignant memories…

The Middle F**king Children of History

‘We’re the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our great war is a spiritual war. Our great depression is our lives. We’ve all been raised on television to believe that one day we’d all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars, but we…

From Teenagers to Screenagers

Last month, I and a close friend of mine, went to another friend’s place after continuous invitations of ‘catching up’. She greeted and welcomed us inside. After the exchange of pleasantries, I intended to talk, which is a sensible thing to do, when you meet somebody, but I guess the norms have changed. We all sat…

What do you think of people from Bihar?

As answered on Quora It has been 8 years and 5 different cities now, so I can say, I have a vivid idea about people’s opinion of people from Bihar, in general. Biharis are generally considered to be poor and uncouth, in fact in the NCR region, they call any uncouth, uncivilized person, a Bihari,…

Facts Do Not Matter, Your Opinion Does

We hail from a generation where we had to mug up the world war, the smaller wars and the non-significant wars, along with the dates. Today, I remember none of those. Why? Two reasons: 1. They were never important. 2. Now there is Google. Not all facts are as unimportant as highlighted above but with…