Welcome to “ Life : It Goes On” , a blog page by Kulbhushan Kain .The author in his varied experiences of living life intensely ,has come to the conclusion that life goes on – irrespective of what, and how , you want to change its course .He also opines that a disaster ( death ,disease etc ), should not signal the end of ones quest for hope and rejuvenation .He is also of the view that no matter how many laurels one wins and is perceived to be successful – failure could be just around the corner .Life is full of contradictions – one can never predict anything with certainty – it just goes on !!It has its own logic . Read More About The Author here

Yesterday as I was doing round of  the school ,  bright teacher  wished me in the corridor.Nothing unusual – everyone from  housekeepers , security guards , teachers , mess staff , students, – more or less everyone wishes me. I don’t know if it a reflex action because they have been conditioned to do so  … Continue reading ““Sir -This Is Not Done”!! My Answer .”

This entry was posted on Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at 10:35 am and is filed under Uncategorized

Though I was born in Burma ,I grew up in  Dehradun , a pretty town lying about 240 kms from Delhi  and  21 kms  from the Queen of hill stations Mussoorie .The revered district of Haridwar is 47 kms away .Before Independence  a  substantial number of  Britishers and Anglo Indians   settled down in Dehradun   … Continue reading “Eating Out In Dehradun In The 60s And 70s-Blowin In The Wind!”

This entry was posted on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 at 10:51 am and is filed under Uncategorized

  I read that the Tamil Nadu High Court has asked the toll plazas to have a separate line for VIPS!! .It further ordered that the order needs to be complied with  immediately otherwise contempt of court orders will be issued !! How brazen can that be ? There are countries in which Prime Ministers … Continue reading “Lord Krisna , Kautilya And Power Politics”

This entry was posted on Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 12:33 pm and is filed under Uncategorized

At  the Delhi  University i  dabbled in intellectual politics .My good friend Ravindra Manchanda (who became the political secretary to Prime Minister Chadrashekar),made sure that we were politically socialized .And so did my friend Mahesh Sharma who was a political aspirant before he joined the ISKON mission .My brother in law was the President of … Continue reading “Remembering Atal Ji As He hangs On To A Thread .”

This entry was posted on Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 11:27 am and is filed under Uncategorized

We need to do something really fast about school education .We cant behave like a ostrich hiding its head in the sand or be like  Tennysons’  “lotus eaters”- who lived in a altered world away from reality !If we behave like that , we will be like Rip Van Winkle  who wakes up to a … Continue reading “Schools Must Accept The Challenge – Or Perish !”

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 3:50 pm and is filed under Uncategorized