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The Blue Nothing Digest

The internet is virtually an infinite source of inspiration, great news, stupidity and entertainment. I thought that I might share some gems which are either relevant to me, or which I think you might find interesting. It’s been a month that I have been a father of two, oh, we are going to name him […]

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Singham

Yesterday was the world premier of the movie Singham, starring Ajay Devgan. World premier is just a euphemism to say that the distributors of the movie want to extract a bit more from television advertisements. The movie is definitely a non-stop entertaining watch, with eye-candy Kajal having some idiotic scenes, great action scenes and good […]

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Where is the Marathi Manus?

For the past three years, I have been living in Mumbai. The city never ceases to amaze me with its variety, its vibrance and the sheer number of people it feeds. One of the threads that is seen snagging almost all the political conflicts in this place is the Marathi Manus. I think the term […]

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Ganpati Bappa Morya

It’s that part of the year again, the time when Mumbai rocks as one, and the sleeping Marathi Manus comes out of the house to celebrate with everyone. In case you are in Mumbai, then do consider this as a personal invitation to grace my abode for Ganesh Chaturthi for darshan (and ice-cream ;-)). Address […]

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Why I don’t care about Lok Pal?

With too many blogs, media shows and news announcements on the Lok Pal Bill, I thought I would add my $0.02 on the subject. I confess that I am no expert on this, but neither do I want to be. I do not want to add to the voice of social passivism. It’s sad to […]

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World Champions!

It’s Diwali in Mumbai. I can hear to the fireworks still going on … as Dhoni and the Indian team is getting prepared for lifting the world cup. Cricket is a religion in India, and you could see it today as many Indians in the stadium were praying during the last few tense moments. The […]

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Identity

There used to be a fine oak tree, in a lovely green meadow. Over the years it had grown to be a sprawling tree with lush green foliage. Travellers would often come to that spot seeking relief under the cool shade of the tree. As time went by, the oak had an acorn, and the […]