In our class and caste infected society where people in high position of power jealously maintain distance from others, it is pleasing to see a retired Supreme Court judge talking with common people, and at times making others to give answers to people.One needs not agree or disagree with his praise or condemnation of certain … Continue reading In praise of: Justice Markendey Katju
When I think of you, lying in my bed. And can't even masturbate; I know I still love you. Ah! Hey girl! It is not easy Falling for other girl and 'restart'. When you had a crooked lover And you loved her, With your crooked heart.
I do not consider myself to be a very social person. I have few friends. When I lost one of them to suicide recently; I came to know how much it can disturb one. Siva was my classmate when I was doing my masters at IIT Bombay. In social hierarchy of IIT he belonged to … Continue reading A friend departs
Students of psychology and history will have to tell us why M.S. Dhoni is not considered the greatest of Indian cricketers while many others with much less to show for themselves are considered worthy of this title by many? I agree that comparison between generation can be misleading but comparison between achievements should not be. … Continue reading In praise of : Mahendra Singh Dhoni
"IF this silly fellow keeps writing the things he does and saying the things he says, then he has no future at all. Certainly no one in power or positions of authority can ever forgive him,” -- Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, What I try to do is look at the survival strategies of the poor, which … Continue reading In praise of : P. Sainath
(Following obituary was sent to IITB community by director of IIT Bombay. This is written by his colleagues) Prof. R. E. Bedford 1926 - 2012Prof. R. E. Bedford, Professor Emeritus at IIT Bombay, passed away in Chennai on 25th June 2012, aged 86. He was a faculty member at IIT Bombay from 1958 to 1986, … Continue reading Obituary : Prof. R. E. Belford
P. Sainath on Western democracy. On 'How planning commission measure poverty'. <iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/RaGZHBIWpU0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen>On Economics of Food