Review of Kerala Hugged by Ankur Mutreja

Review of Kerala Hugged by Ankur Mutreja

  (This review was first published on the Facebook page of the book ‘Kerala Hugged’ on 30.12.2016 and is being reproduced here today) Should an author write a review of his own book? Why not if he is willing to highlight just the negative points, esp when he has read the book hundred times and self-edited everything. So, I do hereby review my own book. Photographs A travelogue just can’t…

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Why the Night Is So Noisy Today?

All are asleep, but he is awake. No one except night talks to him, so he is awake. Nobody except he listens to her, so he is awake. Her story is dark for her color is black. Her language is silence for her audience has slept. She is the villain of the story for no one has she ever loved. He can’t stop following her bound by his unrequited love….


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I Will “Spew Venom” on Both Sides

This post is in reference to a list of 30 under 30 released by Forbes India. I am not qualified to comment on the persons included in the list except for one, i.e. Gautam Bhatia, who is a lawyer. He is a known face on Twitter and also a darling of the so-called “liberal” websites. I was actually surprised to see him included in the list. But on doing a…


Review of the movie padmaavat

Review of the Movie “Padmaavat”

Generally, I don’t waste time writing negative reviews, but the movie Padmaavat has attacked my sensibilities in more ways than one. First, this movie reinforces objectification of women. Secondly, it glorifies the abhorrent practice of Sati/Jauhar. Thirdly, this movie has duped liberals through extremely cynical marketing. Let me take up each of these issues one-by-one. Padmavati’s original fame to claim is her beauty irrespective of whether it is part of…


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Review of the book “Cryptoassets” by Chris Burniske and Jack Tatar

The Review Bitcoins have been nudging my financial instincts, which I have kept dormant for a decade and a half, but beginning this year the gentle nudges turned into wild attacks loud enough to wake up any indolent mind from its slumber: even a whisper of 1200% return on investment in a single year is loud enough for a mind which has even remotely heard of terms like P/E ratio,…


Review of the Book 'Left, Right and Centre' by Nidhi Razdan

Review of the Book ‘Left, Right and Centre’ by Nidhi Razdan

Note: I would advice the readers to read this review in the reverse from bottom to top.   Comments Dt. 18.07.2017 To be very frank, I had no intention to publish the review of the book ‘Left, Right and Centre’ by Nidhi Razdan on my blog. I prefer to review only well-deserving books here. This book doesn’t seem to be one of them. The only motivation for writing this review…


Suspension of Mani Shankar Aiyar

Suspension of Mani Shankar Aiyar Is Puzzling

The recent suspension of Mani Shankar Aiyar just doesn’t reconcile with the current political scenario. The apparent reason, as stated by Rahul Gandhi, is as incredible as Rahul Gandhi himself. Nobody can suspend a long time loyalist of the family for calling Modi a Neech Aadmi. More confusing is the fact that not even a single voice in the Congress has risen against this suspension. Jaitely claims it to be…


Rahul Gandhi and being pappu

Rahul Gandhi and Being Pappu

To be frank, I found Rahul Gandhi an amenable person till not very long ago, but now when he has decided to project himself for prime minister ship, the fact he is a loser has become prominent. He is an incorrigible loser deserving sympathy but no faith. Of course, a loser can learn and win but only if he does. Rahul Gandhi has not shown any inclination to learn. The…