No, it's not about Nirav Modi, the fraud, taking refuge probably in the United States of America or Hong Kong. Strange are the ways of the West who haunt Edward Snowden, a messiah of the common man, but shelter frauds in their havens. Perhaps, the Man of the Moment, being the smart pants he is,… Continue reading Is Modi a farce or fruition
05th April, 1865. I was disturbed. The war was about to end. I could fathom out why my nation was in pieces. “We are not enemies, but friends; we must not be enemies. One state cannot become a nation; so does not a group of like-minded people become landlords of the land we belong to;… Continue reading The American Soldier (A Short Story)
What happens when a finite space is overcrowded? I ain't talking about population; but something less severe than it. As we all know, land is a finite constrained resource and in no way, can we enhance our geographic boundaries (we've some of the worst neighbours in the world, who come running behind our lands from… Continue reading Some Answers Lie Beneath the Ground
These two fundamental questions of human creation and existence were the cornerstone of Dan Brown: Origin. A beautifully crafted book by an author grappling with an ageing audience that demands views and not just facts; an audience that prefers an insight into the future with the luxury of the past. Nonetheless, Brown has amazed many… Continue reading Where do we come from? Where are we going?
Imagine your joint family of thirty members living in a home which could house only twenty-five members. One fine day, two foreign strangers enter your home asking for shelter. You don't know them, let alone their background and credibility. Keeping your brains aside, you invite them into your home and provide them with all the… Continue reading The curious case of Rangoon Rohingyas
Failure is contagious. It breeds a series of emotions that builds up in you to erupt in disruptive proportions. A lot is spoken about success and failure- they being two sides of the same coin; but c'mon, who doesn't love to win a toss, and that's the side of success, that's the face of the… Continue reading Look out for failure
This happened today. It's a personal experience but the reason it finds a place in One Utopian Mind is because it's utopian; too perfect to exist, let alone believe. I and my colleagues jubilantly celebrated one of the not-so-celebrated-events-by-others in the Hindu Calendar, The Guru Pournima. It's an annual event organised by the interns in… Continue reading Jack and Master of Almost All Trades