India and Covid- Is America worse? An angled view.

“Oh. God. Look at India! How horrible.” This is the refrain I hear from some of the world’s free media. They mean well. Probably. Without them, most of the truths about the world would lie buried under piles of hypernationalistic, ethno-chest-beating crap. The free media is indeed a modern-day wonder. The fact that such a […]

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Covid- How is it going to end.

It is the big question. And a lot of experts do agree on this. It isn’t. I mean, it is not going to end. That is the major possibility. It is going to be here, year after year, rearing its head on occasion, just like the common flu. A small percentage of people do get […]

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A story. And few simple questions:

———––——————————- Mandeep Kaur , a girl from punjab, got married to someone she didn’t know at a very young age, and had two children. She had very little choice in all this developments. This is not anything new. Her husband, one day, pushed her and the very young children out of the house. He didn’t […]

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Happiness and India – And a bit about Money.

A few years back, I had sifted through the scientific literature about human happiness. The journey was gripping. I wrote a book too- “Health and Happiness without Bullshit”. Measuring Happiness has become a fad. The recent “World Happiness Report” released by a UN agency, has put India in the 139 the position from a total […]

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Big Brother Potrru. Daakters bhi Potruu.

The other day, I saw ‘Soorarai Pottru’, the movie based loosely on a very enterprising ex-army man who establishes a novel, revolutionary airline company. That too in the notoriously red tape ridden Indian economic climate. I liked it. There is hyperbole, yes. And excessive theatrics. But these can be pardoned. But this is not a […]

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