"What if continental drift sequence hadn't happened? Would India be part of Australia?" (Outlook, August 23, 2004.) May be. Or may be not. But Indians might be Australians, Australians might be Americans and so, Indians would be America
Weeping Australians went to Bali where the locals mourned their tragedy by conducting religious ceremonies for appeasing the deceased and purifying their premises of extremist evils. It seems as though their exceptional warmth and the Hindu rites and
We can pardon generously when a Bengali says he loves to have, "Balls Ice cream" or when our Northeastern brothers and sisters sing, "God shave the queen". And it's pretty wokay when our Tamil Malini Iyer Sridevi states matter-of-factly, "the sun ris
Gone are the days when one could proudly introduce oneself as an IT professional in Australia. Now it is increasingly becoming a matter of confronting the embarrassing question: 'Are you still surviving?'
We have just achieved what was all along thought a social impossibility - both Dalits and Brahmins belong to 'minority' groups who need to be provided with 'reservations' for their upliftment in Indian society.
Welcome to the land of the civilised. The 'savage' here is taught how to contain and consume, how to conspire and contrive, how to connive and convert, how to coerce and collide. This has what has happened with the Adivasis of Wayanad in Kerala.