Life, Sports

13th July 1997 – the ultimate demolition in front of 130,000 people !

13th July 1997 - that's the day remembered fondly by many and hated by equally many. In our generation, that symbolised the passion of football in Kolkata, the eternal rivalry now going 100+ years strong ... and of course, the ultimate supremacy of East Bengal over Mohan Bagan, which I hope will continue till my… Continue reading 13th July 1997 – the ultimate demolition in front of 130,000 people !

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Indian events, Life

Indian elections 2014

The 2014 elections of India are over, the verdict is out, the process of getting the mandate from 500+ million people across 930,000+ polling booths have been completed, the happiness of the victors and the despair of the losers are out in the open. Yet, as a common man, I find this particular election fascinating… Continue reading Indian elections 2014

International

We want a mature, patient, civilised world …. not to be ‘trigger-happy’

We live in a so-called civilised world driven by the power of law, which has been formed by thoughtful groups and lots of common sense. One definition of 'civilised' means to have a high state of culture and development bound by basic virtues. We have found lots of 'unions' which gives us a platform to… Continue reading We want a mature, patient, civilised world …. not to be ‘trigger-happy’

International, Life

I can’t talk anymore

When I grew up, I was told by my parents, my relatives, my teachers that expressing your own opinion is a fundamental right and unless you discuss and exchange ideas, you will not enrich your thought. Sometimes, you tend to differ with someone on a particular topic, you tend to argue and even might have… Continue reading I can’t talk anymore

Indian events, International, Life

It’s yesterday, once more ..

It's yesterday, once more .... Not a Carpenters special Another incident of terrorist attack Another incident of loss of life Another incident of tears from loved ones It's yesterday, once more ... It's yesterday, once more ... Not a Carpenters special We 'spend' billions in scams and corruption We 'spend' several hours in passing the… Continue reading It’s yesterday, once more ..