Thursday, March 24, 2011
You think being backward is not a good thing? This community is fighting to be labeled backward so as to gain reservation benefits!
On one hand, we are supposedly fighting caste-based discrimination. On the other, we are fighting to be called backward! This is India.
The protests have led to a complete disruption of railway services in Northern India. The Jats are now threatening to turn the standoff more violent if their demands are not met. The government, true to its tradition, remains a mute spectator. It’ll try every possible effort to appease as many people just to remain in power.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Sunday, March 20, 2011
Saturday, March 19, 2011
It was waiting to happen. My favorite search engine before Google became the phenomenon it is today, Alltheweb was a fantastic product from Europe. Its downfall began with Overture buying it…which was itself bought eventually by Yahoo. And we all know by now what the Internet pioneer does to the products it buys: it kills them!
Thanks, Yahoo! RIP, Alltheweb.
Saturday, March 05, 2011
Universal literacy has still not been achieved. Far too few people can read. On the other hand, thanks to the near-ubiquity of the Internet...
I'm wearing a rather remarkable shirt, one that makes me feel like a clown fooling around in a graveyard. Roving eyes latch on to me and...
I generally dislike Wagner. However, I heard a piece by him today and it was sublime and breathtakingly beautiful.
I just can't take it anymore. I should have moved on long back but lingered in the hopes of a miracle. It was not to be and I've fin...