Nostalgic: Those Were The Days!!

And for a Friday of Nostalgia of the decades gone by, some thoughts….. some musings….. The 60th birthday has a lot of significance to every individual, particularly in south India where attaining Shastipoorthy was considered a big achievement. In the modern busy world, very few will have the time and energy to look at someone…

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IPL And Indian Economy

And for a Friday, as my favourite summer entertainment, IPL cricket, crosses the halfway mark, some thoughts….. some musings….. The raw talent, Team composition, Strategy and most importantly role of leadership is abundantly displayed this season. Erstwhile champions MI and CSK are competing for the “Wooden spoon” at the bottom of the table. An inspired…

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Corruption Endemic: Role Of The Citizenry

And for a Friday as another Minister resigns on corruption charges, some thoughts….. some musings….. The resignation of Karnataka minister for Rural Development today, on corruption related issues, shows how institutionalised this business has become. Karnataka State Contractors Association with more than 50,000 contractor members alleges that, upto 40% commission have to be paid to…

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Ukraine War And Geopolitics

And for a Friday as the World churns under the Ukraine war, some thoughts….. some musings….. This War in Ukraine baffles me. Ego clashes of Putin /Biden/Trump/Xi Jinping/Zelenskyy and their power backers, each working to his own agenda. But innocent and unconnected civilians are paying the price. Millions of middle class educated Ukrainians are pushed…

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