25 Kms north of Amritsar is a place called Chowk Mehta .It houses  the Damdami Taksal ,a  seat of Sikh learning and education .Tucked away almost unknown to the world ,it sprang into prominence when one of its heads ,held the country to ransom .He was instrumental in instilling fear in the minds of many … Continue reading “One Fed My Mind .The Other Fed My Body -Part 2”

Share
This entry was posted on Monday, June 30th, 2014 at 11:27 am and is filed under Uncategorized

We often forget people who are not on Facebook or Twitter .We often forget people who would never have been on facebook  or twitter  had it been available 30 years back ..The facebook and twitter class is the “new upper caste” in India .And like the upper castes ,at most  times they do not represent … Continue reading “One Fed My Head ,The Other Fed My Body .Part 1”

Share
This entry was posted on Saturday, June 28th, 2014 at 1:06 pm and is filed under Uncategorized

He is the smartest man I have ever met in my life .By smart I mean smart and not good looking .Much of his looks were immersed  under  a beard that reminded me of  Karl Marx and  Fidel Castro .He had large eyes ,was tall and well built and walked like a king –ambling as … Continue reading “To Sir Yash Paul Bharadwaj -With Love .”

Share
This entry was posted on Monday, June 23rd, 2014 at 5:51 am and is filed under Uncategorized

We have a  bad habit of bestowing honours posthumously .Which is always the worse of the two options .And we also have the bad habbit of   NOT  bestowing honours to people who are not in the good books of the government .So if you are not a crony of the Congress or the BJP ,the … Continue reading “Why These Two Should Get The Bharat Ratna”

Share
This entry was posted on Sunday, June 22nd, 2014 at 11:30 am and is filed under Uncategorized

 Dina was born to them .She was their only child .Years later like her mother , she  was to run  into problems with her dad (Jinnah ),when she wanted to marry Neville Wadia ,a Parsi (like her mother).Jinnah told her that there were millions of Muslims she could marry ,and that it was absurd for … Continue reading “Jinnah -The Game Changer .Part 2.”

Share
This entry was posted on Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 at 2:49 pm and is filed under Uncategorized