वो मासूम नाजुक बच्ची एक आंगन की कली थी वो मासूम नाजुक बच्ची एक आंगन की कली थी वो मां-बाप की आंख का तारा थी अरमानों से पली थी जिसकी मासूम अदाओं से मां-बाप का दिन बन जाता था जिसकी एक मुस्कान के आगे पत्थर भी मोम बन जाता था वो छोटी सी बच्ची, ढंग… Continue reading मासूम
"What can you say about a lady, who was courted by Dev Anand, respected by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, but feared by Lata Mangeshkar! That she was beautiful, talented, adored by millions, but died a lonely single woman? Or, that she was the best ever superstar singer-actress of Indian films, yet walked away to a self-imposed… Continue reading Sur;
We saw it and yet we didn't see it. Or rather we were trained not to see it. Conned, perhaps, into thinking that the real action was metropolitan and all this was just boring hinterland. It was a puzzling thing. The truth knocks on the door and you say, 'Go away, I'm looking for truth,'… Continue reading Who’s there?
[This piece is an excerpt from what serves as the conclusion of my final year project report titled, 'Laser beam propagation through turbulent media,' which was done by me under the guidance of Prof. Anurag Sharma, HOD, Dept. of Physics, IIT Delhi.] On his deathbed, Heisenberg is reported to have said, "When I meet… Continue reading Conclusion; not certain.
Lets talk about sedition. §124A of the Indian Penal Code states that — Whoever, by words, either spoken or written, or by signs, or by visible representation, or otherwise, brings or attempts to bring into hatred or contempt, or excites or attempts to excite disaffection towards the Government established by law in India, shall be… Continue reading Open Def-affection.
“The system in India is the most sophisticated that I’ve ever seen, it could be good for the world if this became widely adopted.” - Paul Romer, Chief Economist, World Bank The UID system was a symbol of India’s ambitious new desires, which promises a sort of revolution in the country’s most famously inefficient and… Continue reading AADHAAR?