Category Archives: India


There are some questions that I don’t know the answers to, that hurt me, irk me…  Why is an Indian always jealous of another Indian’s achievement or accomplishment? Why is an Indian mostly honored in his own country only after he has received acclaim from abroad? … Continue reading

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The Indian Dream

This post was voted as the winner of Blog-a-Ton, the Blogging Marathon in its Third Edition in October 2009. To look at the final results, click on the award-badge below. This post has been published by me as a part of the … Continue reading

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Durga Puja, Celebrations and Calcutta

Come to Calcutta in Saratkaal (not really Autumn, but in between the monsoon and the autumn) with the sparkling azure skies with the fluffiest white clouds cruising, a light breeze, and the greenery-turned-white with the gently swaying kash phool.  This is the … Continue reading

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Teachers: Now and Then

This post has been published by me on the occasion of the Teachers’ Day as a part of the Blog-a-Ton 2; the second edition of the online marathon of Bloggers; where we decide and we write. To be part of … Continue reading

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Are You a "typical" INDIAN???

CAUTION: Before you proceed, please understand that this a simple humorous piece which bears no definite relation to anything, and is only written as and for a source of fun and enjoyment, and not at all to offend or hurt … Continue reading

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Catharsis Part-I

I am jobless and hopeless! Well, the first is not exactly true and the second will get me killed by those who always keep up a flow of encouragement so that I do not think it! They won’t like knowing … Continue reading

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