David Cameron’s regret for Jallianwala Bagh massacre!

Rulers, Invaders and crooks can not change colour.

David Cameron the visiting British Prime Minister visited the site of Jalliawala Garden yesterday and voiced his regret for the massacre by describing the episode as “deeply shameful“.
Newspaper are running a debate if the Cameron should have offered an apology. Film actors are showing off their philosophical knowledge by saying that the past is gone and that generation is dead. Let’s bury the past. I would have agreed without hesitation but is past really dead? Have we actually buried it? Continue reading

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David Cameron's regret for Jallianwala Bagh massacre!

Rulers, Invaders and crooks can not change colour.

David Cameron the visiting British Prime Minister visited the site of Jalliawala Garden yesterday and voiced his regret for the massacre by describing the episode as “deeply shameful“.
Newspaper are running a debate if the Cameron should have offered an apology. Film actors are showing off their philosophical knowledge by saying that the past is gone and that generation is dead. Let’s bury the past. I would have agreed without hesitation but is past really dead? Have we actually buried it? Continue reading

Diwali hoopla from cleanliness to corruption and fire works to pollution; Thank God it is over

Happy New Year Samvat 2069

Yesterday was Diwali. It also marks beginning of new Calender Year Samvat 2069. An annual celebration interpreted differently, by different sections of people. Mythological stories have become irrelevant with passage of time and therefore need no mention. However the fact remains that it is economically the single largest event in India which is awaited by all businesses alike. Professionals are not much affected except Chartered Accountants and Doctors.

What it means to be Diwali

To begin with Diwali is a celebration of cleanliness, decoration and shopping. It coincides with  harvesting of crop which brings purchasing power to farmers. The preparation starts months in advance with re-painting of house, redecoration of house, new curtains or furniture or even utensils, depending upon the availability of time and befall of prosperity. With deep pockets it is nothing less than the famous Indian Wedding. Apart from shopping spree it also have many more activities. Continue reading