Make Way for the Real Deal

May 2, 2010
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Make Way for the Real Deal

Tweet The hall was bristling with excitement. Journalists from all major publications jostled with each other for legroom. There would have been fights but for the fact that there was hardly any room to swing one’s arms. The place was stinking, but that was fine. The media people were...
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In India, White is Right

April 30, 2010
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Tweet Check this out.  A sad commentary on Indian society’s obsession with the white skin, and the hatred towards its own people. How foreigners are regarded in India is a curious matter. Our white skin, and the belief that we have power and money, unwittingly elevates us to the...
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And Science Will Set Us Free

April 29, 2010
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Tweet 82 year old Prahlad Jani is a remarkable man, if his claim of living for the past 70 years without any food or water is true. Mr Jani, who claims to have left home aged seven and lived as a wandering sadhu or holy man in Rajasthan, is...
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Jewelery That Gets You Married

April 29, 2010
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Tweet This ad makes interesting viewing. So all you mothers-after-your-daughter-to-get-married – take her to a Tanishq showroom and get her to try some heavy jewelery worth a few Crores. That is supposed to change her mind. After all, isnt that what a wedding is all about? Tons of jewelery,...
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The Rikshaw Ride to Hell?

April 28, 2010
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Tweet Checkout this story about this group of Mumbaikars who paid Rs 500 to a Rikshaw puller to take them 18 Kms to the airport, in Calcutta. Khan was doing a round of Sealdah station at 8am, when a group of six tourists approached him and asked if he...
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Khel Khel Mein – Solving the Indo-Pak Problems

April 25, 2010
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Khel Khel Mein – Solving the Indo-Pak Problems

India and Pakistan are in the midst of massive war games along the Thar desert. Within a misfired shot from each other. This could be a great chance to resolve the conflict once and for all. Both countries can then return the unused ammunition wherever it came from, and...
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A New Chapter In My Life

April 24, 2010
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Tweet Have you ever been peed upon, shitted upon, kicked, and punched…all at the same time? This is part of my routine now. And it’s awesome. Yes, my little one loves me. The best thing that ever happened to me. My own little bundle of joy. I am a dad. Say...
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Kumbh Mela – The Ultimate Cleanser

April 15, 2010
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Kumbh Mela – The Ultimate Cleanser

Tweet There’s a Kumbh Mela going on these days at Haridwar. For the ones that didn’t know, the Kumbh Mela is a one stop shop to wash away all your sins in the Ganga. Apparently once upon a time a drop of amrit (the elixir of life) got spilt...
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No Foreign Dancers Please. We’re Indian

March 21, 2010
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Tweet This man is fast becoming a legend. Here’s rounding up this weekend’s Raj Thackeray double bill. This time he is taking on the conspiracy of the vile gori dancers out there to take away the rozi roti of the struggling Bollywood extra. Raj Thackeray’s Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), a...
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The Victoria Has Her Way

March 20, 2010
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Tweet This must be a slap on every proud Mumbaikar’s face. Raj Thackeray apparently referred to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus as – horror of horrors – VT! (Victoria Terminus, the name the goras left us with). This is totally unacceptable. What next? Will they start calling the city ‘Bombay’?...
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Outsourcing Goes Reverse Gear

March 14, 2010
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Tweet This made an interesting news report. The Indian government has placed an order of 12 AW01 helicopters that will be used for ferrying our VIPs, at a jaw dropping cost of EUR 560 million. By my calculation thats about Rs 4000 crore. The huge order for VVIP helicopters...
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A Middle Finger to Indian Hockey?

March 13, 2010
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Tweet For the past few weeks the Hero Honda Hockey jingle has been playing non stop on radio stations. You would think India must be on the verge of winning the world cup. Ha! dil mein dam bhar lo, fir dil ko hockey ko Win the cup they didn’t,...
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The Joys of Life At A Big Corporate – Part I

February 28, 2010
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Tweet Every once in a while somebody sends out an email to a mailing list that turns out  to span the entire office. Very often this results in a barrage of emails from people asking to be removed from this mailing list. Fun begins when the thread explodes with...
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