Drought, What Can We Do

Report after report on TV and news papers describe in detail how  state after state is under influence of draught. Farmers have lost crop, there is no food to eat and no water to drink for either man or animal. Farmers are moving to cities in search of job. Drought has hit village after village in... Continue Reading →

Drought, IPL and Society

As drought hits village after village in different districts of at least 8 - 9 states of India. We see on television men, women and children walking miles to fetch drinking water. We  hear  farmers committing suicide because of crop loss, farm animals do not have fodder and drinking water. Villagers have started moving out... Continue Reading →

Odd Even Part II

There has been a lot of criticism of the odd even program when it was introduced for the second time in the month of April, 2016. Many had questioned effectiveness of the program both to decongest Delhi roads as well as to bring down pollution. I am a firm believer in road rationing and Odd -... Continue Reading →

Surge Pricing : Should Government Interfere

During second phase of Odd - Even road rationing scheme, Delhi government has banned surge pricing by cab companies, namely Ola and Uber. Surge pricing is changing price based on demand of taxi cab in a given neighbourhood. Companies believe, surge pricing incentivises cab drivers to take their cab out and go to neighborhood that is... Continue Reading →

Gurugram to Gurgaon : Is it Really Needed

Gurgaon the suburban city of Delhi used to be a sleepy village may a few decades before. DLF developed Gurgaon into suburb of Delhi. Many industries came in. Many companies shifted their business process office to Gurgaon from US and Europe. Gated communities came up with exotic names for rich, famous, high and mighty.Famous Delhi... Continue Reading →

Drought Hit India

Many states, at least seven, have areas with water scarcity and are declared drought hit. These include, Bundel Khand area of Uttar Pradesh and parts of Madhy Pradesh, Latur and Beed districts of Maharashtra, Telangana Gujarat, Chattisgarh and even parts of Orissa. Water shortage affecting millions of people. Districts after districts, and talukas after talks... Continue Reading →

Juveniles are Blessed with Invincibility

In my childhood days I would read stories from Indian mythologies. People from different hues and dispensation would go for penance. Once their desired god is satisfied, devotee will seek blessings. Some would ask for wealth, some for health, youth and longevity, others would ask for invincibility from death and so on. Those granted invincibility... Continue Reading →


I read a story when I was in class seven. It was written by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhayay. Title of the story was Mahesh. As I was sitting under blistering sun last sunday, I saw stray cows roaming around under the blazing sun in search of shade, fodder and may be water, I thought of sharing... Continue Reading →

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