Tag Archives: India

Dry days in God’s own Country

Cross posted at mutiny. (This post is not to debate on the health issues as a result of alcohol consumption but yes, alcohol consumption is injurious to your health.)A long queue, thick crowd and a traffic block. Yes that’s a state owned liquor shop. Wish I had a photograph to prove it.On my visit to […]

My ‘tax’ story.

I pay taxes. There are two people who eat up my salary one is the IT department and the next is my landlord.The difference would be that the landlord is someone I can change.  I use my tax paid money to buy groceries on which I am ‘sale taxed’. And then I am taxed calling […]

Just Married

The law Commission is trying hard to bring the marriage age for boys to 18. (its 21 now for guys and 18 for girls).  I am not sure why they are thinking about this change. But I would welcome it. When you can vote at 18 I guess you can marry as well. Moreover if the […]

Why techies should move to Trivandrum?

This post is also on mutiny.in Having worked out of Trivandrum for more than two years for a software company I am sure that city has everything you could ask for. I  thought of writing this post after the common response I get from my colleagues out here in Bangalore when I tell them that I […]

‘Beg’ To Differ?

We shower empathy, mutter our sympathy, drop in a coin or two and go on with our lives. Sometimes we turn our heads and look away as if they don’t exist. They call out to you and yet we don’t care to look that way.   Beggars. They are treated as different beings and are […]

Goddess who love @()*#@()

Have you ever used obscene words when you pray? Well it’s the custom here.    Here= Kondugaloor in Ernakulam District, Kerala.    The Devi or Goddess, here seems to like obscene talk, sexual humor and sexually obnoxious songs which even Eminem would think twice to include in his next song.    Hard to Believe? (Believe it […]