Before The Flood – The Earth Needs Us (To Stop)

The worst thing that this world will tell you and that you have told yourself is, “be practical “, “relax”. If human race had been so practical we wouldn’t have led our planet to destruction , we wouldn’t have manufactured wars , we wouldn’t have burnt our daughters and wives at stake , we wouldn’t…

Branding Divisive Patriotism

A play by the renowned writer Mahashweta Devi , DRAUPADI , Was yesterday enacted in Haryana University turning it into a battleground between right wing organisations and students. Its a story of a tribal woman killed in an encounter by special forces . It is amusing how every prime time newsroom uses army as a…

The Cost Of Independence

So its independence day … M sorry i don’t belong to the category of those people who set their profile pic as the tricolour only on independence and republic day …n i doesn’t wish others happy independence day….. I belong to that category of an indian who is happy on independence day , but more…

Raghuram Rajan – The one Indians couldn’t afford

“Raghuram Rajan is no less patriotic ” – Pm on frankly speaking Mr Modi , We don’t want verdicts from you or from any insane goons of yours on the patriotism quotient of Mr Raghuram Rajan or any Indian for that matter . Stop being a baniya and calculating patriotism on the MODIMETER of yours….

Remembering Nehru

On the death anniversary of Nehru ,while his legacy might have been removed from textbooks , if it’s believed that his work shall be wiped away it is but a complete folly of the doers . To all those who keep asking what was accomplished in 60 years – my sincere request is to read…

An Open Letter To The Reply By Mr Harmandeep (ex ota cadet) .

. An Open Letter To The Reply By Mr Harmandeep (ex ota cadet) 1. I wish you along with all others had opened your mind before reading my article . Show me a single time when even remotely I insulted the organisation or anyone serving in it (refer the closing lines ) . 2. No…

WHAT NOT TO DO AT SSB – A fresher’s perspective

Three months before , I was just me , an individual with a voice and a pen. Well today , I am the the same individual 😉 , with just 15 days left to join the prestigious Officer’s Training Academy , Chennai Since messages , requests have been pouring in for congratulations , for tips…

Hidden Patriarchy

I would have been glad had he addressed her as a daughter only. Don’t take me wrong but just observe , he is reinforcing the claims of patriarchy that sons can achieve , he is superior thereby proclaiming …ye beti nhi , mera beta hai !!! Please let woman stay woman and achieve not lose…

A Tribute To The Mentor

In the world of deceit n loneliness , In a world where ur failures appear bigger to everyone than your virtue, Where ur own blood doesn’t flinch from doubting ur hard work , In such a world I was blessed with a guru , Not just a guru , a messenger of god to carry…

Mission Accomplished

15 Feb 2014 i asked the Indian army a question Do I Have it in me 24 Nov 2015 from chest no 25 … to 4 … to 4+ …to all India rank 2 …   to a medical rejection , to an appeal , and today to a final appeal 17 Feb 2016 it says…

Spirit of Kasol

The ardent need to chronicle my life, a need so burning that whatever isn’t jotted down seems to be lost, only to be remembered someday as a hazy anecdote. Geographically what might seem to many as a valley., it struck me as a seed in the cold womb of the hills that surround it. That’s…