The Great Indian Circus


Politics is stranger than reality. Masks come on, masks come off, masks are exchanged. Friends stab each other and foes shake hands.

A Night with Mallu Porn


Who am I? I am you. Maybe I am most of you. Maybe I am none of you. For the universe I am a microscopic blimp on the face of time, but that is for the philosophers to philosophize and I am certainly not one. For you I am the mind’s curiosity. I am the … Continue reading

Romancing the Mountains


A guest post I wrote for Auntius Purbus’s blog, which is world famous in India. Dear Mystic Vixen, I pen down this letter as I watch the sun go down behind the snow clad peaks of Trimurti. What wonders I have seen and experienced in this region, you would scarcely believe. The beauty of the … 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

Twitter Highlights of 2012


If 2011 was the year of the Protesters, 2012 was ruled by the Mayans. But still, 2012 was an interesting year despite the fact that there was a sword of doomsday hanging over our heads. I know I am a bit late, but now I can blame other things besides my lethargy. Yes, I joined … Continue reading

A Khap Writes!


I got hold of a page from the diary of a Khap leader. The name has been kept anonymous for security reasons….my own security to be precise. Kay shor lagaya se? These media are fools. Always making troubles. Yo hai kay in hamaar village, I am not just the Head Khap but also Chief Scientist … Continue reading

The Greatest Indian


The person in the picture above is Pocahonta’s dad. I added him so that the Non Resident Indians won’t feel bad. Non Resident “Indian”…Got it? Huh? Huh? Anyway…..Who is the Greatest Indian post Independence? The question has been haunting the country, ever since the History Channel asked it a few weeks ago. A list was … Continue reading

Indian Roads: A Biodiversity Hotspot – Part 2


Wrote this post for The NRI. Click here to read it there – http://www.the-nri.com/index.php/2012/05/indian-roads-a-biodiversity-hotspot-part-2/ After the success of Indian Roads: A Biodiversity Hotspot, I decided to write a second volume. Readers of the previous article offered their suggestions on the species that I had missed. In this issue I have tried to include some of … Continue reading

Rahul’s Baba Log


From the secret diary of Shri Rahul Gandhi Ji Dear Diary, Just managed to get away from those vultures. Always swooping around with their cameras and stuff, on the lookout for a quite byte. They are so irritating. And they dared ask me the reason for the failure in UP! Failure? Bah! Don’t they know, … Continue reading

The Democratic “Republic” of India


Written for Campsghanta. Read the complete post here: http://www.campusghanta.com/2012/03/14/the-democratic-republic-of-india/ The results for the most hyped state election were out a few days ago. It was supposed to witness the triumph of the crown prince as he stamped his authority over the other mortals. But, alas, destiny had something else in store. A son did rise, … Continue reading

Section 377 and the Gays


As the debate on the issue of same sex heated up, the Government’s stand on it had the twitter abuzz. Committing one faux pas after another, the Home Ministry tied itself into knots. The topic at hand was the decriminalization of Gay sex. Now, I am neither for gay sex nor am I against it. … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day in India


Yeah yeah, I know, it is over and no longer a trending topic. But I made it yesterday at Comic Con and am sharing it here. Actually I made two. Posting one today and the other one after a gap.   

Indian Roads: A Biodiversity Hotspot


Written for The NRI: http://www.the-nri.com/index.php/2012/02/indian-roads-a-biodiversity-hotspot/ Driving on an Indian road is an adventure not for the faint at heart. The roads here are alive. Alive like a tropical rain forest. It is a complex biodiversity that supports different lifeforms. On a good day one can observe a number of species. To make it easier for … Continue reading

Maverick Journals – 3: The Mad Man Returns


Act-2, Scene-1 The Mad Man Returns: The bus moves at a constant pace. The Indian Countryside keeps shifting. The trees move behind with same pace. Relativity. Am I moving. Or that house. Relativity. It is a bitch. Time Frame. Frame of View. A board comes. An advertisement. Dr. Pal. Sex Specialist. Claims to cure everything. … Continue reading