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Opinion  /  Published 20.01.19

In the land of the FirstEvers

So fair. And so fitting. TheChaiwala is bestowed the FirstEver Ketli Award. The absolute Absolutist of FirstEvers. FirstEver rider on an amphibian jahaaj. FirstEver celebrant of “Ghar mein shaadi ha...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

Opinion  /  Published 09.11.19

And then there are questions to ask

What should we do? About what should we do what we should do? How should we do what we should do? Is there a way we should do what we should do? Is there anything to be done? Can anything be done? Is ...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

Opinion  /  Published 03.11.19

The cloth and the tailored cut of it

There used to be, in the era of NothingHappened, a thing, or shall we say, a concoction. It was called Incrementin — don’t want to use the real name folks, for fear that it may be construed as adv...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

Opinion  /  Published 05.05.19

You can change, and you cannot

Ah. Now then. Tell me. KooHooo! Are you White, or are you really Black, I cannot quite tell in this light. KooHooo!Are you for real, or are you for real, I cannot quite tell in this light. But tell m...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

Opinion  /  Published 28.12.19

Let me vow, I am the wow cow

Moooooooooo! Helooooooooo! Frump! Frump! Frrrrrrrrrrraaaaah! Aaaaah! Swiiiiiisssh! Thop! Thop! Thop! Plop! Thop! Chhurrrrrrrrrr! And then another long Chhhurrrrrrrrrrrr!! Mooooooooo! WhoYouuuuuuuuu? W...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

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Opinion  /  Published 21.12.19

Yaheen to maar kha gaya Hindustan

Oh, don’t you even ask. For I cannot even begin to tell. There is a lot to tell, but I do not know where to begin. That happens. Every time a beginning occurs, another one pops up.Too many beginning...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

Culture  /  Published 08.12.18

A Lament For the Whisperers

We spoke softly. The memory of it may now be buried in the dung heap of raucous decibels, be we did whisper once upon a time. We did not need to any more. Whispers were enough. Okay, not whispers all ...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

Opinion  /  Published 08.02.20

Knight kursi and his curled tail

We have tails. Did you not know? Okay. We aren’t meant to know everything. That’s perfectly understandable. The mad or the deranged will never agree they are mad or deranged. Paagal ho kya? Bigots...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

Opinion  /  Published 07.12.19

Darr Lagey toh Gaanaa Gaa

That word cannot be uttered. It should not find mention. That would be a violation of things, don’t you think? It will mean a violation of who we are, we the sanskaari peepuls. It is that four-lette...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

Culture  /  Published 22.12.18

Raam, remember you are Mahadeb’s Avatar

I hear this strange thing. That you are looking for accommodation? In a mortal place? Some even tell me you are looking for accommodation in a disputed place? As in, that place is the subject of a tit...
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