5 Ways To Say Wah Taj

Rahul Desai
June 25, 2017
7 mins read
What can I say? People love flaunting, and no different am I! I, fortunately, possess many things worth boasting about. Like my wife’s PhD, her research work. Like my blog. The latest addition to this list is this cheeky question: “Have you...
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Tragic Story Of Partition

Dr Bharat Desai
June 21, 2012
7 mins read
The only reason for India-Pakistan partition was Congress - few Congress leaders who were old, tired, not ready to fight anymore and having a deep political desire of getting power at the earliest. All this made them accept partition without...
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Delhi 6

Rahul Desai
October 26, 2010
3 mins read
I finally started living in my new (rented) apartment in Bangalore, with no great movie to look for on TV (not sure if I should blame TataSky for that). The only option was to re-explore my old DVD collection. No rewards for guessing, I picked...
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Train To Pakistan

Arthi Audiseshan
August 08, 2010
2 mins read
Author: Khushwant Singh/ Publisher: Grove Press/ ISBN: 9780802132215 Arthi is back to pen her thoughts down and so is Train to Pakistan - one of my long-loved books. Here's a guest post, the book review of Train to Pakistan.  Although I have...
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2 States (The Story Of My Marriage)

Shefali Gadroo
June 30, 2010
2 mins read
Author: Chetan Bhagat/ Publisher: Rupa & Co/ ISBN: 9788129115300 Just finished reading Two States and thought of sharing its review. Two States is fourth in line from Chetan Bhagat after blockbusters Five point someone, One night at call centre...
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To The Himalayas - The Great Indian Quest For Peace (Part I of Many)

Rahul Desai
April 10, 2010
3 mins read
To Himalayas, via McDonald’s at Lonavala: Just like all my previous whacky trips, this too had to start on an odd note. For the flight at 6 AM from Bombay, I was still at work in Pune at 1 AM. With the grace of God (and pressure/torture from ...
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Slumdog Millionaire

Rahul Desai
February 01, 2009
About a min read
Director(s): Danny Boyle/ Acto(s): Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan A Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums, becomes a contestant on the Indian version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?". He is arrested under...
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A Class Analogy: Ant And Grasshopper

Rahul Desai
June 13, 2008
2 mins read
An Old Story: The Ant works hard in the withering heat all summer building its house and laying up supplies for the winter. The Grasshopper thinks the Ant is a fool and laughs & dances & plays the summer away. Come winter, the Ant is warm and...
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Yeh Hai Bombay Meri Jaan

Rahul Desai
May 13, 2006
About a min read
Disclaimer: When I say Bombay, I mean Bombay. That's not a slip of tongue. And that's unlikely to change. Now, let's get back to the article. With a dense humanity of tens of millions, there’s barely anybody who can claim to be somebody here....
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India Unbound - Gurcharan Das

Rahul Desai
April 05, 2006
About a min read
Author: Gurcharan Das/ Publisher: Penguin Books India/ ISBN: 9780143063018This being the first review on this blog, I wanted to write something really interesting (and inviting enough that a reader feels like revisiting). Before I can write a...
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An Eye In The Sky

Rahul Desai
April 04, 2006
7 mins read
  This article is a core-IT (Information Technology) subject with a core-professional interest for the related people. Any person outside this domain is likely to start throwing up right at the beginning of the article. Further (obviously), a...
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Of All Places, Why Bhopal?

Rahul Desai
March 06, 2006
4 mins read
Why Bhopal? The answer is simpler than tougher. However, the issue is severe: Why start a business in Bhopal? And that makes this article more interesting and complicated, since the facts about the city are flatly unknown to the most of...
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Rang De Basanti

Vaibhav Goswami
February 14, 2006
2 mins read
Director(s): Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra/ Acto(s): Aamir Khan, Siddharth Narayan, Sharman Joshi, Soha Ali Khan, Waheeda Rehman, R. Madhavan, Kunal Kapoor, Atul Kulkarni, Alice Patten Rang De Basanti!!LOSE CONTROL!!!Watching the 3rd consecutive...
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