Let’s not grab too much credit for lower Covid numbers – my take on Chetan Bhagat’s blog in the Times of India!

I don’t blame any govt for mishandling Covid. This pandemic was sudden and unprecedented. Nobody knew what to do or what was the right approach. It was all trial and error and the jury is still out on what works and what doesn’t. Nobody has established a cause-effect relationship so far beyond a shadow of…

Blaming Nehru!

https://archive.org/details/HindSwaraj-Speech-03-1 I have been listening to this speech and reading the text again and again – and getting goosebumps every time! For me, this must be one of the great speeches of all time! I know a lot of blame for all the ills in this country is always being attached to Nehru, but just…

Rear-view driving!

https://twitter.com/swamy39/status/1333378593812955136?s=21 Stop resurrecting useless things from India’s past while the present and future of this country is precariously hanging in the balance. This is like trying to drive forward while constantly looking into the rearview mirror and blackening out the windshield. It will only end in driving the country into a ditch. The choice is…

Akshay Kumar movie – Laxmi!

Just saw Akshay Kumar’s Laxmii movie. Do they really think that portraying transgenders in such a horrific, grotesque and frightening way is going to get them more understanding and acceptance in society? This is one of the most offensive, insulting and exploitive movies made on the Kinnar community. There is already a lot of misinformation…

Knife attack in Nice, France!

https://zeenews.india.com/world/knife-wielding-man-shouts-allahu-akbar-before-killing-three-in-nice-factcheck-on-deadly-attacks-in-france-2320962.html As long as people are uptight about their own religion, WHICHEVER religion, this is bound to happen. When some non-Indian friends make fun of certain aspects of Hinduism, I laugh with them if it is funny. If it is not funny, I ignore or correct but usually I don’t care. Hinduism does not represent…

Knife attack in France!

https://zeenews.india.com/world/knife-wielding-man-shouts-allahu-akbar-before-killing-three-in-nice-factcheck-on-deadly-attacks-in-france-2320962.html As long as people are uptight about their own religion, WHICHEVER religion, this is bound to happen. When some non-Indian friends make fun of certain aspects of Hinduism, I laugh with them if it is funny. If it is not funny, I ignore or correct but usually I don’t care. Hinduism does not represent…