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

Travelling Cattle Class


Last month I made a work trip to Bareilly. The journey towards the place was rather uneventful except for the fact that I didn’t sleep (I can not sleep in trains). Delhi to Bareilly and vice versa should hardly be a 4 hrs journey. But the number of stops in between, the snail like speed, … Continue reading

Memoirs of my Travels: Into Nagaland Part 1 – A Different World


From Imphal we began our trip into Nagaland by road with a convoy. Insurgency was at a peak in those times and Nagaland was out-of-bounds for the regular people. Travel was only safe with a convoy. And I must confess, travelling in a Military vehicle, with a heavily armed vehicle in front and another in … Continue reading

Memoirs of my Travels: The Hills of Manipur


I spent around 15-20 days of summer vacations during the year 1999, journeying through some very exotic locations in India. My travels during that time took me to two states in the North-Eastern corner of the country, and they were Manipur and Nagaland. My father was posted in Zakhama, a small village in Nagaland, but … Continue reading