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What a Coincidence!

‘Coincidence is beyond logical explanation and hence understood only by the illogical part of the mind called heart.’ There are many incidents in my life that have made me believe so. In fact, such incidents that we attribute to coincidence happen every now and then. If you look back and analyse, you will realise that […]

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Dogs Can Smell a Rat

As a kid, I too dreamt of having a dog, like many do. But I was denied that joy when I brought home a neighbour’s pup. My mother refused to have him. It would be either her or the dog. My dad asked me to look after myself first before I tried taking responsibility for […]

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Society – A Sinner’s Paradise

The Premise: Why undo nature when this is a cause of all the wrongs everywhere? Love is nature’s gift. It transcends the barriers of age, skin colour, caste, community, religion and sex. Why should we allow society to deny us this purity of nature? Why should women be denied equal rights? Women enjoying sex is […]

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Is Tapan Ghosh Out Of His Mind?

“Is Tapan Ghosh out of his mind?” asked Khush as he pushed his iPhone towards Harry. “Look at this quote,” he said, referring to yet another controversial quote from the maverick. Harry read it and smiled. “Why are you smiling? Isn’t he mad?” questioned Khush. “Sure, he is mad, he probably likes it that way,” […]

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The Triple Talaq Bill: A Time For Change

Khush: Today’s newspaper says that the Triple Talaq Bill will be a game-changer for Women’s Empowerment in India. Sadly, it has run into opposition in the Rajya Sabha. Harry: Why? What’s the problem? Let’s first understand the full implications of the Bill. It is necessary to know what it proposes. Khush: The Bill makes the […]

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Unfair and Un-lovely!

Khush: You have always talked about the white-skin complex in our country. Look at this article in Times of India  – how we Indians are crazy about the whites. We keep hankering for selfies with them. This is so humiliating! Harry: You can say this again. This complex is a major reason for the downfall […]

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Is The World Going Potty?

As always, Khush and Harry were enjoying omelettes and coffee after a game of tennis. Khush was reading the Times of India, his favourite newspaper. A particular article caught his attention and he excitedly thrust the newspaper in Harry’s direction. Khush: Hey look! Someone has actually written an article relating to the scene you created […]

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Will robots be a threat to society?

Khush: Are robots going to be a threat to society? Harry: Which society? Khush: What do you mean? Harry: Our society or theirs? Khush: What? Their society? What are we talking about? Harry: Don’t you know? Khush: Don’t you know what? Harry: Are you going to only ask questions? Khush: Aa ha, now I know, […]

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Holy Cow! By Tapan Ghosh

“Banning something is the easiest way to make it desirable.” At CCI, Harry and Khush were coming out of the tennis court holding their rackets. Harry looked a bit exhausted. He looked at Khush as he said, “What happened to you today, you were placing your shots so well that you gave me a good […]

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