I am reproducing first hand accounts of two very respected journalists of the times –Vincent Sheean from the “Guardian” and Peter Trumbull from the “New York Times” .I cant vouchsafe for the veracity of the account(I am not too sure whether Gandhiji asked for water after he was shot ).  Vincent Sheean was an American … Continue reading “Tragedy Strikes India -30th Jan ,1948.”

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This entry was posted on Friday, March 29th, 2013 at 4:40 am and is filed under Uncategorized

I was at the Newark International Airport in the US in November last year.The Airport must not be mistaken for the airports in New York  because Newark is in New Jersey ( New York and New Jersey are different but adjoining states ).While at the airport ,I picked up a book about the 9/11 hijackings … Continue reading “What Must Have Happened On United Flight 93-9/11 Hijacking .”

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This entry was posted on Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 at 4:38 am and is filed under Uncategorized

Anyone who is not a keen follower of Indian politics will be thoroughly confused by what is happening .And I don’t blame them because politics in India is more shallow  and less predictable than in any other part of the world (maybe Pakistan beats us here for the simple reason that there are actually two … Continue reading “Bleeding To Death-The “Halal” Way”

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This entry was posted on Thursday, March 21st, 2013 at 5:50 am and is filed under Uncategorized

I grew up in a relatively small town –Dehra Dun .Relative that is to the bigger cities  like Delhi ,Bombay ,Calcutta or Madras .My father had a difficult choice to make –whether to drop anchor in Delhi ,where a number of relatives stayed ,or to drop anchor in Dehradun .He chose the latter because of … Continue reading “The Boy From Dehradun Still Follows Me ………..”

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This entry was posted on Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 at 8:26 am and is filed under Uncategorized

The ides of March is referred to 15th of March .It is a day on which the great Roman Emperor Julius Caesar was stabbed to death among by many and  Brutus who was considered his best  friend . Brutus had  allowed  himself to be cajoled into joining a group of conspiring senators because of a growing suspicion—implanted by Caius Cassius—that … Continue reading “The Ides Of March -Lessons from the Stabbing of Caesar!!”

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