The Gateway

This was once the gateway to Bahrain – the ‘main door’ – from where everyone entered the island kingdom, also called Bab Al Bahrain – entrance to Bahrain. That was, however, until the early 1960’s, after which gradually, things began to change and reclamation became the order of the day. I once met an elderly…

Chop His Off

Finally it has happened. Someone – and that to a senior judge of the Madras High Court – has said what I have all along – castrate child rapists! I know this is not ever going to be possible in India – not in the foreseeable future anyway¬† – thanks to its ‘human rights’ and…

Time travellers

I have always been fascinated with Mumbai. Though I have not been to the metropolis very many times and have not stayed for more than three days at stretch, I salute the resilience of the city inhabitants and their ability to take so many hardships in their stride. These two pictures, of the Vile Parle…

Dear Prime Minister Mr Modi…

Originally posted on sindhuspace:
By 2028, India will be more populous than China, says the recently released OPEC World Oil Outlook. I have no reason to contest that report, my only doubt was: do we really need those many years to top that list? A normal day in Mumbai, uff The report made me aware…

What a waste!

This picture is self-explanatory! Piles of plastic bottles and other waste litters the Bahrain coast a stone’s throw away from the prestigious Bahrain Financial Harbour in the hear of the country’s business district. The extremely callous attitude of the population at large and, possibly, the lack of proper enforcement of the law means the fragile…