Category Archives: signs of times

Nobody is Charlie Hebdo

                                      (Or, liberalism vs. fundamentalism today) From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning point. That is the point … Continue reading

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Sparrows, sign of times

Mumbai, a city built upon land barely risen above the sea, a city on the edge in many senses – geological, social, political, cultural – wisely avoided by the canny Peshwas of Pune – had one of its periodic calamitous … Continue reading

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Glorious pasts : The Graffiti Wall

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Wars, civil and uncivil : Graffiti Wall

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No Front Page Anymore : Graffiti Wall

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Bob Dylan Nobel Prize : Cartoon Tota-Myna

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the new year : Graffiti Wall

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My Germany Trip (4)

The Rhine Early on a clear and bright Sunday while leaving Karlsruhe on a good bus I felt a pang of separation. I will probably never see Karlsruhe and its trams again. The Black Forest trip had been arranged by … Continue reading

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My Germany Trip (3)

Karlsruhe( 2) This became my pattern for the next two days too – based on trams, sights, whims and random ruminations. I was aware that I was missing out a lot by seeing Karlsruhe this way; the palaces, the zoo, … Continue reading

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My Germany Trip (2)

Karlsruhe The morning opened as a crisply washed and clear morning to our well rested crisp minds. Clear blue sky, gentle and clean golden sunlight on buildings and trees (trees dotted the buildings throughout the city), an unawakened low intensity … Continue reading

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