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After Big Boss, Its the turn of the F-word

After Big Boss, Its the turn of the F-word

In a rather unprecedented and controversial government order, two popular reality shows  - ‘Rakhi Ka insaaf’ and ‘Big Boss-Season 4’ were directed to be aired after 11P.M. Although the makers of ‘Rakhi Ka Insaaf’ had decided to abide by the government order, Viacon 18, the owners of the channel Colors, on which Big Boss is aired, decided to go to court and managed to get a stay on the government order. However, we have learnt … Read entire article »

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Wordless Thursday

Wordless Thursday

I know what you must be thinking – ‘Doesn’t this guy know its “Wordless Wednesday” and not Wordless Thursday?’  But then hey, how does that make me different? Anyways, this pic was taken when I was flying from Hyderabad to New Delhi recently. The clouds have always fascinated me and the one though that crosses my mind every time I see the clouds from my window in the flight is – ‘Man! If I for once forget … Read entire article »

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Bangalore IndiBlogger Meet – A Review

Bangalore IndiBlogger Meet – A  Review

After missing out at yet another indiblogger meet at Mumbai, I guess, the indiblogger team had thought that I am gonna give this meet a sip too and that’s probably the reason why I didn’t get a call from them. But, when it comes to Bangalore, it’s the place to be when you talk about blogging and there was no way in the world I was going to miss this one. I arrived at the Bangalore international … Read entire article »

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The Painting

The Painting

January 1st 2006 9:00 A.M. “Ram, can you pass the butter, please?” said Swati, as she intensely read the newspaper. “Can you believe these guys?” she said, turning the news paper towards her husband. “I mean, how can these guys just evict people out of their homes like this? I am telling you…” “Honey, honey, honey” Ram said, cutting Swati short. “You can go all guns blazing when we are in the car. But, right now please … Read entire article »

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Fiction 77: Race against time

Fiction 77: Race against time

Fiction 77 is a piece of fiction written in a maximum of 77 words “Up the staircase, through the corridor – you’ll find what you’re looking for” Hearing this, his eyes lit up. He rushed through the hall, pushing the people aside. It was a race against time; it was a question of life and death for him. He was delighted at was he saw as he threw open the door. Ten minutes later “Honey, is everything alright?” “No, it’s not. You … Read entire article »

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Ayodhya verdict – India loses

Ayodhya verdict – India loses

September 24th, 2010 i.e. tomorrow, is all set to mark a new chapter in Indian history. Unless the plea to defer the judgment becomes successful, the verdict to one of the longest running legal battles will finally be delivered. Whatever the verdict tomorrow, whoever wins the case, Lord Ram or Allah, India’s secular values will lose. I was baffled yesterday when I read in the newspaper, about the sort of security arrangements that have been put … Read entire article »

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Return

Return

“I am sorry mom. I am really sorry, but I have to do this. I’ll return this as soon as possible.” said Sahil to himself.  “Somebody’s been stealing from my purse.” said Shanti to her husband. “I had Rs 30000 with me. They were meant for Sahil’s school fees and I couldn’t find them this morning.”  “What? Have you looked everywhere? You may have dropped it somewhere. Don’t jump to any conclusions.” replied her husband.  “I have looked … Read entire article »

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Fiction 55: For just Rs 5000

Fiction 55: For just Rs 5000

Fiction 55 is a form of writing where the whole story has to fit in 55 words. ********** “What? They expect you to do the job without a gun?” I asked the young man. He smiled and replied, “Don’t ask me, asked the boss. I just need the 5000 bucks he gives me.” “What are you doing sitting there!” screamed a voice. “Open the gate you moron! Who’s the watchman, you or me?” ********** P.S. While I waiting for a friend, … Read entire article »

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Sorry

Sorry

“I love you.” – allot of people I know, feel, saying these three words is the toughest job in the world. I felt so too, but, the other day, I realized, there’s another sentence that’s even tougher to say – “I am sorry.” I was invited to a seminar by a friend last Tuesday. It was the last day of a four day seminar – the last day being a day, when the attendees of the … Read entire article »

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Micro-fiction: Whatever god wills

Micro-fiction: Whatever god wills

“What a day it’s been! I’ve never been this happy! ” I said to myself as I drove back home. There was magic in the brisk wind that blew past my face. The signal turned red and I had to stop. As I stretched my arms, I saw a frightened face staring at me. I stared back at her with a puzzled look. As I saw her finger pointing towards my bike’s headlight, I realized why. On it … Read entire article »

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