India is no longer the same bullock cart driven nation, with women drawing water from wells and men ploughing the field. It no longer sees running water supply from the thatched roofs dripping into their earthen food plates. Bharat has come a long way to be called as India, or rather Digital India. (I hope you people will give the due credit to the person … Continue reading From Bharat to Digital India
The dictionary defines ‘arranged marriage‘ as the marriage planned and agreed by the families or guardians of the couple concerned. I appreciate the precise definition adhering to the fact that the reference wasn’t made to the arranged marriages in India. Arranged marriages in the Indian subcontinent are far more than just choosing the bride and groom. Although, Bollywood is a passionate advocate of romanticism in … Continue reading Love That Is Arranged In India
What audacity do people have? After all this melodrama that she created randomly in the bus, she smiled away saying, “I entertained the entire public in the bus.” No doubt madam, you did. Continue reading The Blunt Public Entertainer!
Impressed by the dedication of a skilled artisan, I recognised him to be magician. You can hardly expect what unique transformation a thick tree trunk can go, when touched with the hands of a carpenter. The magician plays the trick his fingers, converting it into a beautiful furniture. It’s his ‘woodwork‘ that make it a member of our daily life. These might be just furniture … Continue reading Woodwork is How a Carpenter Shows His Love…
When I will be eighty or perhaps seventy years of age, will there be anyone to hold my hand and make me walk confidently? When the brightness of my white teeth shall be replaced by an artificial denture, will there be anyone to feed me with hand? When the beauty of my face shall be nowhere to be found amidst the wrinkles, will there be anyone … Continue reading Fate or Faith?
Well, I had heard that money is a good slave but a bad master. I found it true when money took the lead, aligning all it’s masters in ques outside the Banks, Post offices and ATMs, following the invalidation of 500 and 1000 rupee notes in India. The rich went to the poor, asking for some currency change, The poor wanted to help, but the … Continue reading Monetary Happiness
With elections waiting next door, youngsters in the Republic of India, are looking forward to electing education this time. Undoubtedly, the elected representatives are face of the nation, and therefore, need to be competent enough to form a civilized government. Yet, many a times, potential contestants of elections lack basic education, that makes them cut off with the youth. Now, the question arises that leadership … Continue reading Electing Education.
A bond. A companionship. A promise. To every girl, sitting home brings a marriage proposal and to every boy, finding a job does the same. Especially, in our nation, India. Matrimony is believed to have symphony with the phrase called ‘happily ever after’. Although, it is a synonym for a multilevel commitment, from person to person, family to family, realtive to relative, circumstance to circumstance. It … Continue reading Matrimony.
Three days back, my siblings and cousins, were after me to be the judge for the case was pending in the court of home. Being the eldest in the family, I am carefully obeyed by all, in my generation. Well, the decision was to be passed over the colour of lights to be used for decoration of our house. And it was tough. Not only … Continue reading Enlightened Diwali
It’s true that hunger and thirst can make anyone do anything. Be it stealing, killing, bribing or begging, all wrong turns right. When I see little kids eating from garbage bins, from leftovers in disposables and from the little earned by begging, I am left with a tempest of thoughts. Who’s responsibility are these little ones? Who’s responsibility is their secure future? Who’s responsibility is … Continue reading Who’s responsible?