Monthly Archives: February 2016

A loving husband in search of his missing wife

Surendra Mohan Pathak can quite justifiably be called the Agatha Christie of Hindi novels. Though he has written a number of action-packed thrillers, he is mostly known for his whodunnits or mysteries. Perhaps he has taken inspiration from the novels … Continue reading

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Love vis-a-vis Respect

In the year 2010, two movies were released which I did not review despite watching them. Reviewers heaped praise on them but I had my own reservations. Now when the talks pertaining to them have calmed down for good, I … Continue reading

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Satiating the appetite of the soul

My regular readers on this forum are well aware of the fact that my wife is an excellent cook. How does a person cook better and more delicious food than the other one while using the same ingredients and the … Continue reading

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AIDS and the hypocritical Indian work culture

After completing my C.A. in January 1992, I have worked in several organizations covering both the private sector and the public sector. The thing which I universally found in the various offices I remained associated with is the hypocrisy in … Continue reading

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The final court emerging from a death wish

American novelist Brian Garfield wrote a popular novel ‘Death Wish’ in 1972 which was adapted for a Hollywood movie of the same title and also for a TV series. The theme of this story contains the activities of somebody who has lost … Continue reading

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Work Culture in India : A Legacy of the Feudalistic Times

I completed my C.A. degree in January 1992 while living in Calcutta (now Kolkata) and since then I have been in working life for the past two and a half decades. I have got opportunity to serve both in the … Continue reading

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Non-violence does not mean cowardice

Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation (of India), had once asserted –‘If I have to choose out of violence and non-violence, I will choose non-violence only but if I have to choose out of violence and cowardice, I will … Continue reading

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