55er – Desperate Blogger

December 15, 2009
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Tweet Arpit was going crazy. He hadnt posted in weeks. He spent the entire day thinking about the next post. The outline was ready. “This will be the best post ever. As soon as i get home…” He got home at 10. Exhaustion took over and soon he was...
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Burning Cars And Stupid People

December 9, 2009
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Tweet My name is Kalpana. A weird incident happened earlier this week as i was going home after getting my hair done. I saw a car burning on the road, and i think there was someone inside. I have seen a lot in my years on Delhi roads, but...
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Worst Advertisement Ever?

November 20, 2009
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Tweet Is this what old age and lack of work does to veterans? But then we also have reigning superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan doing ridiculous ads for diverse brands such as Chyawan Prash and Hair Oil. Maybe it isn’t about lack of work. Maybe it’s all about...
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Who’s The Slumdog Now?

November 15, 2009
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Tweet Dear Danny Boyle, We heard that you left India in a rush because you were ‘really, really tired‘. What happened? Did you happen to travel in a Mumbai local train? We are sure it couldnt be related to the fact that your child stars wanted some more from...
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World’s Most Powerful People

November 14, 2009
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Tweet Forbes, the magazine famous for compiling lists of the world’s best/most/biggest/richest people/organizations just gave us a new compilation. The world’s most powerful people. In compiling our first ranking of the World’s Most Powerful People, we wrestled with these questions–and many more–before deciding to define power by four dimensions....
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The Importance of Raj Thackeray

November 11, 2009
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Tweet Ram Kadam, the mustachioed warrior out to protect Marathi Asmita assaulted Samajwadi Party MLA Abu Azmi while the latter was taking his oath as member of the Maharashtra assembly. The reason was that Azmi refused to pay any heed to the MNS warning to all MLAs to take...
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Bravo, Manu Sharma

November 11, 2009
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Tweet That’s how it is done. They pointed a finger at you, and you voluntarily went back to jail, leaving your aging mom to fend for herself. What superlative sacrifice! This should serve a lesson to the media hounding you, and all those people who said that you should...
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Blood On My Hands

November 8, 2009
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Blood On My Hands

Of late I have taken to hunting. In a big way. No fancy rifles for me. A Lakhani Hawai Chappal does a great job! The best part is that the more i kill, the more there seem to be. Its like the akshay patra of Mahabharata, the bowl that was...
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All About Returning To India

October 29, 2009
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All About Returning To India

So you thought you will just pick up your bags and move back to India? Not so fast, tough guy. Returning to India is a very complicated decision that must be taken very carefully. Here's a compilation of things to do while moving back to India.
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Google Doodle Contest – My India

October 24, 2009
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Google Doodle Contest – My India

Indian kids are a very creative lot, going by the shortlisted entries out of several thousand submissions for the Google Doodle contest. Check out what India means to our young ones, and vote for your favorite design!
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Royal Rumble in the Skies. Air India Style.

October 4, 2009
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Royal Rumble in the Skies. Air India Style.

Tweet A Stewardess. A Disgruntled Purser. An Angry Pilot. 100 odd Amused Passengers. One Hugely Embarrassed Airline. The Maharaja witnessed his first in-flight Mughal-e-Azam at 30,000 feet above sea level on Saturday, as two members of the cabin crew—one male and one female—slugged it out with the pilot and...
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O Gandhi. Where Art Thou?

October 2, 2009
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O Gandhi. Where Art Thou?

Tweet All along i kept telling myself that your method of non violence was a silly concept that just delayed Independence. But today i feel that more than gaining independence it was the discipline that you taught your children that was your greatest gift. You united them all. The...
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Sita Sings the Blues

September 28, 2009
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Tweet So Ram killed Ravana, and everything was good. They were supposed to live happily ever after, but in a twist of fate i have always failed to understand, a pregnant Sita suddenly found her abandoned in the forest. A few thousand years later, Nina Paley has created a...
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