August 3, 2019

While looking at the videos of Abhinandan being beat up by the Pakistanis when his fighter crash crashed in enemy territory, I wish he had read the first chapter of the recently released book 1971: A War Story. Might have helped him in hiding his identity Quoting verbatim from Wikipedia on Geneva Convention ‘The singular…

August 3, 2019

Looking at the chaotic scenes on television on the streets of Cairo, I couldn’t help but reminisce about the days I spent in the city when my father was posted there as a diplomat of the Indian Embassy. My memories of the city are happy and sweet, of a city which welcomed foreigners and opened…

August 1, 2019

Once again, they had to spend thousands of dollars to research and come to a conclusion that marriage, which is the most challenging institution requiring love, commitment, effort, and compromise can only be successful if the partners are at least five years apart. Well, I would say……..you could have looked to India, especially ancient India…