The Smear Campaign

The smear campaign on the Bhushans looks so pre-meditated on the part of the Congress. Sonia G and others had no option but to agree to Anna Hazare’s demands when he underwent the indefinite fast satyagraha. They also knew that once the Jan Lokpal Bill came to power all their money minting activities would suffer. […]

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Fast Unto Death @ Freedom Park

This is a follow up post on Dandi March 2 and Fast Unto Death. When we went to Freedom park yesterday to support the 5 Indians on an indefinite fast with Anna Hazare (in Jantar Mantar, Delhi), we were shocked to see that there were only about 50 people there – 1 kid, 5 women, […]

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Dandi March 2 and Fast Unto Death

The Dandi March II (DM2) took place on Saturday, the 26th of March, 2011. An event organized by the people, for the people, for the fight against corruption. Inspired by the original Dandi March (12 March – 6 April, 1930) against tax imposed on salt by the British, Dandi March II, ironically, is against our […]

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To believe or not to believe

This happened a couple of years back when I was staying at Jayanagar. I used to walk to the NIMHANS bus stand to catch the bus to Koramangala where my then office was located. It so happened that one day as I was walking past NIMHANS, a girl approached me saying she needed help. She […]

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Mangalore Dasara

Note: Please wait for the pictures and videos to load. There are so many of them. We are natives of Bantwal. Having spent a considerable amount of time in Bantwal you get to know and be a part of lot of festivals. Bantwal being a small town, the kind of crowd that comes there is […]

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Bike Trip to Mangalore

It all started a month before Dasara when I approached my tour operator for booking tickets to Mangalore and back on October 13th and 17th night respectively. Since the boarding point is close to our house we usually book tickets at this operator’s shop. He promised to book tickets for us and I told him […]

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India Shining ??

Why should Independence Day be any different from other days, and for that matter any of Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Friendship Day, or Valentine’s Day? OK I’ll bring up the latter list some other time, for now, let me ponder on our I-day. After 63 years of so-called freedom are we really free? Do we […]

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