This is Not News

‘Competition breeds quality’ Indian news channels seem to be losing no effort in proving this adage wrong. As if the sleaze fest under the garb of crime and investigative reportage…Continue Reading →

Lure of the Lens

My brother is a foto freak. One of his prized possessions is his camera, which he acquired soon after getting…


Blog Fight

Two bloggers are pitting their literary skills against each other to decide who reigns supreme. This Deathly Fish versus Bob Jone is developing into an interesting battle. Visit their blogs…Continue Reading →

Nostalgic Stuff

Remember the good (?) ol’ days when our air space (now cable space) was monopolised by Doordarshan and a hundred…


Wah Shah Jehan

About a month ago I paid my debut visit to the Taj. Yes, it is an impressive piece of architecture,…


Sarkar Rules

The latest from RGV Film Company’s Factory is after quite long a while not the usual assembly line product which the Factory seemed to be churning out. Yes, the Godfather…Continue Reading →

A Thousand Desires

Hazaaron khwahishain aisi ke har khwahish pe dam nikleBahut nikle mere armaan lekin phir bhi kam nikle…Sudhir Mishra portrays Ghalib’s…



I had discovered Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia a few years ago. It started on January 15, 2001 and today it is a humungous collection. The best part of it besides…Continue Reading →

'Deep Throat' Speaks Up

‘Deep Throat’ is former FBI man Mark Felt. The Watergate investigations by the Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Carl…


Think About It

A friend once told me, “It’s possible to awaken a sleeping man, but not one who is pretending to be…