Cricket play such a vital role in the life of the nation, that maybe it is time to declare cricket an essential service. Many hours of the millions of Indians depend on it for their daily fix. Continue reading Batting for Cricket
Warning: All the blah here is probably vaccine induced.😁 Maybe you shouldn’t waste your time reading this.
Writing a piece is sometimes energy sapping. I thought free verse was easier. Poetic license seemed an attractive option. Continue reading Just Bad Free Verse
Chandrika loved music. She understood little of it. She couldn’t sing to save her life. On her birthday, remembering her relationship with music… Continue reading Notes on Life: Chandrika (Rico) and Music
In the seven years since MH370 was last seen, much has been said and yet key questions remain unanswered. Will a renewed search take us closer to the truth? Continue reading MH370: Seven Years On, All Quiet on the Search Front
Hate comes easy. Hope much less so. One wonders if love is the answer or just another ingredient in a zero-sum game that starts with defining who is the outsider. Continue reading Hate and Hope
Florence de Changy’s upcoming book casts serious doubts on the official narrative that places MH370’s end in the Southern Indian Ocean. Will it provide the impetus for more searching questions and a fresh investigation? Continue reading MH370: ‘Credible new evidence’?
The daily walk that energised me ever so often, led me to a grim reckoning. Infected or not, Covid-19 affected all. Continue reading The Last Walk, 2020
Cyclone Nivar has been a good time to stay indoors, pass around cups of hot chai and share stories. Here are some of mine. Continue reading Monsoon Stories, Monsoon Lessons
Words mean different things to different people. Who we are and the context we live in shapes meanings we give to them. ‘Honour’ and ‘peace’ too are no exception. Continue reading Honour and Peace
Deepavali as I knew it, Deepavali as I now live it. Continue reading Deepavali, Then and Now