A free ride

I Day had long ago ceased to be an occasion to display patriotism. At best it is one more national holiday, and when in the company of a weekend, it offers a great op to engage in man’s favourite pastime of doing nothing, at home or any tourist destination that beckons. The worst manifestation can be seen on the TV screens where patriotism is a sponsored show brought to you by anyone wanting to peddle anything under the sun. So why should I be any different? Continue Reading

Many a slip between neck and noose

It is not often that the law takes its course in India. Even if it does, it is so painfully slow that justice delayed becomes justice denied. But today we have a case where the law has not just taken its due course but has acted in godspeed. Continue Reading