by Sunil Param | 8:00 am

My Republic Day Musing – Age and India

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” – Henry Ford So age is just a number, is it? Well, at least that’s what seems to be the case with some of the paradoxical findings that I am about to record here today. Happy Republic Day my friends! ‘Age and India’ is what I am

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by Sunil Param | 10:00 am

An Open Letter from Kingdom of Freedom

From a lost soul amongst a mighty billion, some street, New Delhi – India To HRH Aunt Britannia, Former Ruler of the World, some Palace somewhere Dated: 15th August, 2013 Sub: Reporting Progress since 1947 Look Aunt Britannia Look! Mother India turns 66 today! She did it! Out of all the loot and plunder you bestowed upon us she is still on her legs, standing tall as the sparkling daughter of Grandmother Earth. Yeah, people

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by Sunil Param | 5:00 pm

Whistle for a Change

I am not here to rake up a storm! I am not here to question your silence, or defend mine. Good eight months have passed since the death of ‘daughter of India’. It is high time we do some introspection before any such gruesome incident shakes us again but wait!! Do we really want to that? Or go on a spending spree buying candles, crayons and chart papers. It is time we rise above mere

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by Sunil Param | 11:02 pm

Noida – The Crimes that Haunt Us

A New York Times reporter asked me yesterday: “Hey Mr. Sunil, how does it feel living a stones throw away from two of the most notorious crime spots of India?” You could have guessed my reply: “Shooo!!! Let me sleep.” Noida – My city She is the mother of two of the biggest, fattest and ugliest crime babies of India. #1 Aarushi Murder case a.k.a. ‘Who dunnit?’ Aarushi Talwar! A sweet and pretty young girl

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by Sunil Param | 10:45 pm

Another Bomb Blast in India – What Are The Lessons Learnt?

It is said that ATTACK is the best form of DEFENCE. U.S. has demonstrated this with its ‘War on Terrorism’. Ten years since 911 and the U.S. has managed to thwart every sinister plan of the terrorists. Touch wood! May the peace prevail in that part of the world! In contrast, I do not even want to present the statistics as to how many attacks have happened here in India. We are SITTING DUCKS. HuJI

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