Ma, Mati, Manush, Majority: Trinamool Congress in 2014


Trisha analyses the Trinamool Congress and Mamata Banerjee in particular in this election special guest blog. Why Didi? I don’t know. I am guessing it is because of the Bong connection or something. Here is Tee in her “Politic-ky” avatar! Mamata Banerjee is something of a black sheep of Indian politics. A diminutive figure, enrobed … Continue reading

Why should I write?


I have been away from the blogging scene for some time now. Each time someone asks, I give an excuse. But they are just excuses, nothing more. Frankly I should only blame my lethargy and the lack of will to sit down and type a few words. Sometimes my head is full of ideas. Some … Continue reading

The Death of a Language


A few days ago while I was filling a form in a bank, a woman came to me asking for help to “phill a pharam”. She seemed a nice lady and I was not going to judge her based on her language skills or rather lack of it. But the address she gave me was … Continue reading

Love Shove and all that Shit


Disclaimer: I am not drunk, neither am I under the influence of any drugs or chemicals. No one has threatened me to write this post and aliens have not brainwashed me. I am not delirious and am not suffering from any known mental illness (but I could be suffering from one that has not been … Continue reading

And We Fail Again


The rage builds up. It is a cyclic process. They get angry. They will protest. Online petition. Candle light vigils. Poems. Blogs. Articles. Discussions. Share images of brutal justice from around the world……………India vs England…..T20……..everyone forgets. Another incident…the cycle starts again. Anger is a good thing. But if it does not amount to anything, then … Continue reading

The Win(e) Win(e) Scenario


I knew Bacchus favoured me the moment I got the invite from Four Season’s. It was for a Wine Tasting event at Frescos, CP. On d-day, despite the fact that the invite said 1:30 PM, in my excitement, I had arrived an hour early. Trust me, sun bathing in 42 degrees is not a  good … Continue reading

Click here to Save the World


Wrote this post for the Blog of Auntius Purbus Anti Ray-dium. Click on this embedded link -> “This One” to go to her blog and be Awe-(muse)d by the awesomeness. And no, the Blog is not in Latin.  P.S. The link to her Blog does not save the world. It does not destroy it either. … Continue reading

A Slice of Singapore


The signals from my sensory organs had sent me on a high, I had not felt this feeling for a long time. It was hard for me to decide whether I liked it, loved it, or was it just wonderful. Right in front of me sat one of the most beautiful creations I had ever … Continue reading

Harbart: Too Many Twists Spoil The Plot


The début novel of Nabarun Bhattacharya, published in 1993, it is considered a “landmark in Bengali literature”, and is listed in the genre of dark humour. Personally, I was unaware of the author, because of the fact that he writes only in his mother tongue. So, I was a both excited and sceptical at the … Continue reading

Dig the lingo dudes!


A guest post by Zephyr or to be precise The Cyber Nag, who in her own words has spent much of her life perfecting the art of nagging 🙂 A writer par excellence and a very well known name on the Indian blogosphere, she needs no introduction. To read more, do visit her blog: CyberNag … Continue reading

RAM & RAVANA : CHIT-CHAT OVER A BEER


        A guest post by Mayank Sharma. The man behind the famous blog: What The Fuck Is Going On A government employ by the day and a stand up comic at night, he can be seen performing at various amateur stand up comedy events in and around Delhi. A good friend, a … Continue reading

The Chant of The Kingmaker


Adi Shakti, Namo Namah Sarab Shakti, Namo Namah Prithum Bhagvati, Namo Namah Kundalini Mata Shakti Mata Shakti, Namo Namah Politics is a a dirty game. And Chanakya’s Chant further strengthens this opinion. It is a fast paced novel, based around the topics of power, betrayal, love and ambition. Perfect ingredients for a masala potboiler. Two … Continue reading

Shit Happened!!!


Ok, so I watched Delhi Belly. I really had to go and see what the hoopla was all about. Curiosity they say killed the cat, but this time the cat was rewarded. Delhi Belly, in simple terms defines the new standard of awesomeness for Indian Hindi Bollywood cinema. In the beginning I was a bit … Continue reading

Trying to find the Strength Within


Ever had those feelings when you suddenly realize that you are actually going down a drain. That all the plans you had or made are nothing. That you have been unable to achieve an ounce of what you began to achieve. It begins to haunt you. And the weight of it crushes the life out … Continue reading

Snow The Leopard – A Parody Handle


The inspiration came from a few sources: I saw that Kartikay a fellow blogger had blog-rolled me as Snow The Leopard The Bronx Zoo Cobra and a few other Parody Animal Handles The news that a Snow Leopard was caught on camera. First time by the Indian Forest Department. Somehow the above three points inspired … Continue reading