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The Secret Diary of Rahul Baba

March 1, 2015
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The Secret Diary of Rahul Baba

Tweet I just love being on a sabbatickle. Take a long leave. Go to the mountains. Relax. Though I must say English is a funny language. Not sure what’s the relation of a leave from work with tickling. Anyways. Sure my mother wasn’t too thrilled when I said I want to...
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Open Letter to Barack Obama

February 24, 2015
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Open Letter to Barack Obama

Tweet Dear Barack, There is a song sung by a famous Pakistani singer which has been immortalized over years of being played on loop in Delhi’s Blue-line buses -‘accha sila diya...
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An Unconditional Apology

February 9, 2015
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An Unconditional Apology

Tweet The flavor of the month in India these days is freedom of speech. Arnab Goswami doesn’t let his panelists speak. Nitish Kumar doesn’t want to let Jitan Ram...
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Introducing Democrazy!

January 26, 2015
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Introducing Democrazy!

Tweet Today the great Indian democracy celebrates its 66th Republic Day. In the years since independence, we are now older, more mature, with streaks of grey beginning to show in...
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Merchants of Doom

January 18, 2015
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Merchants of Doom

Tweet Modi ji always said that he will promote industrial growth and especially manufacturing, under his Make in India campaign. True to form. there is a new small-scale industry in...
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Being Hindu

January 8, 2015
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Being Hindu

Tweet I am a Hindu. I was born to Hindu parents and became one by default. Is my religion a part of my identity? Perhaps. Do I care much...
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How Big Is Your Package?

December 20, 2014
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How Big Is Your Package?

Tweet The last few weeks have been tough for most techies in India, or at least the non-IIT ones. As if the shameful burden of having studied at an institute...
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Open Letter to Musharraf ji

December 18, 2014
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Open Letter to Musharraf ji

Tweet Dear Musharraf ji, Hope you get well soon. That foot stuck inside your mouth must hurt a lot, though I must say you still look quite fit and...
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For a Nobel Cause

October 11, 2014
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For a Nobel Cause

Tweet There have been many immortal gestures of love and peace in human history. Shahjahan building Tajmahal for his wife. Gandhi ji leading peaceful marches straight into the waiting...
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Open Letter to Modi ji

September 28, 2014
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Open Letter to Modi ji

Tweet Modi ji, Modi ji, Modi ji, Last night, as I watched you address the United Nation General Assembly in Hindi, my chest swelled with pride. It was so refreshing...
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Dear Bollywood, Be A Sport

September 26, 2014
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Dear Bollywood, Be A Sport

Tweet Year after year, it is the same story. India goes to the Olympics and gets lesser medals than the number of hit movies involving Uday Chopra. India goes...
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Open Letter to Bilawal Bhutto

September 21, 2014
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Open Letter to Bilawal Bhutto

Tweet Dear Bilawal ji, Pehle to wish you a very happy birthday. 26! Such a special age. Reminds me too of the time when i was young and stupid, though...
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