Mumbai Local

After some years, I found myself taking one of Mumbai’s local trains to go from one end of the city to another.  I also ended up tweeting about everything I experienced during that journey.  This short poem has evolved from those tweets… LED displays Improved ventilation Faster fans And cushioned seats Mobile phones Seem to …

An India that Deserves Better

It was in May of 2004 when I’d first blogged about a New, Improved India, based on the belief that a highly-educated economist being elected as the PM would help change India for the better.   India did change, but not for the better. Within a few months, it had become evident that the Dr. Singh …

The Great Indian Tragedy

According to the backgrounder by The Economic Times: A lethal plume of methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas escaped from a storage tank at the Union Carbide pesticide factory in the early hours of December 3, 1984 in the central Indian city of Bhopal. Government figures put the death toll at 3,500 within the first three days …

On Krishnamurti

It’s been a few weeks since I last posted something on the blog.  Let me begin the New Year by introducing you to someone who has significantly influenced my Life and will continue to do so for years to come – J. Krishnamurti. Here’s how the Krishnamurti Foundation describes him: Krishnamurti is regarded globally as …