Archive for the ‘Current Events’ Category

Amitabh vs Shahrukh

The newspapers are blazing with pages full of the supposed power struggle between the two stars.

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Borat

Anyone out there also not quite sure how to react to Borat ? Sure it’s clever, and even funny. But it made me feel uncomfortable about ridiculing another culture in such an extreme way…

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India the next Super Power ?

Soemtimes I do not get it. India’s GDP stands at US $774 Billion. US GDP is at US $12,486 Billion !. Even at a current growth rate of 9%, 3 times that of the US, it will be decades before we catch up. So what’s the concept of a Super Power that we believe we soon will be ? Per Capita income in India is still amongst the lowest in the world. Perhaps we should redefine GDP to mean Gross Domestic Potential rather than Product….

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North Korea’s nuclear test, China is the key.

So North Korea has cocked it’s little finger at the West. Western nuclear diplomacy has failed. They forgot that the most difficult nation to deal with is a nation with little to lose. The world over every one has panicked. It is less the threat of immediate nuclear war. It is that the Nuclear Club is loosing it’s grip over who, or who cannot have nuclear weapons. What are their options now ?

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Prepare to be Bombed !!

Back to the Stone Age. By the US of A..

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Civil War in Iraq

The Coalition of the Willing has finally reached it’s objectives in Iraq. It’s taken me a long time to figure out the logic behind the invasion of Iraq. It’s simple really. It’s what colonists have been doing for two centuries.

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The Indian Budget : Playing for a Draw

The Finance Minister in his press conference said that in the Indian Government has to show that it’s heart is in the right place as well as it’s head. He needs to be congratulated for his heart.

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Terrorism & masturbation

In today’s UK ‘s paper Guardian, an essay by Ian Buruma equates masturbation, repressed sexuality and homosexuality with acts of Terrorists and Fascists.
www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,,1717676,00.html
This is typical of a society looking for simplistic and convenient answers to rather complex human behaviour. Driving a wedge between Them and Us.

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The Delhi Bomb Blasts

I was there. In Delhi, not far from the blasts. I too was shopping with my family, but fortunately for us, not in the immediate vicinity. But near enough..

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