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South India, Hindi And The Identity Problem

A few months ago, I wrote an article about the fate of regional language literature and this post was eventual, though late. Today I’m writing this post because after prolonged musings, I have come to a conclusion that we Indians have an identity problem. (As Dr. Subramanian Swamy rightly points out) If it […]

“Prajnanam Brahma”

Knowledge is divine is what everybody infers from the above line from the Rig Veda. As Sanskrit is hardly studied in depth in the current timeline, inner meanings of several verses of wisdom are often lost. Likewise is the case with Prajnanam Brahma. I studied in one of the Navodaya Vidyalayas, where […]

We Held On…

        When we fell, Like drops of milk onto the grains of wheat, For a moment we did feel the disparity’s heat. But we held on as the two transformed in time, To be bread and butter, thankfully together in prime. When we fell, Rows rapped at […]

Before It Is Something Else

I have had a peculiar problem with my writing, specifically with the book-idea I have had since high school. Yes, I am working on a novel. From several years now. (Some of my childhood friends might raise their eyebrows, “Still?“) Initially, I had written a story about 60k words and my […]

It’s Testosterone And Not Online Porn

I have been closely following the developments post the terrible episode of Delhi Gang-rape and I have to say, some of the lawmakers’ reactions seem really ridiculous to me. Take lowering the age of consent for sex to 16 for example. Really? You think that’s going to change things? In the […]