Category Archives: irony

Academia Misfitya

1 The problems of academic misfits =================================== Many things are said which might require a background without which they may appear to be incoherent, or is it that they are actually incoherent and background is not required at all? Maybe … Continue reading

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Gaza Blitz hailed?

It is important to keep this in mind given the accusations of “disproportionality” being hurled at Israel from all directions. They are hogwash. The Jewish state cannot be faulted — but rather should be hailed — for investing precious human … Continue reading

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Gadkari Newspeak

“It’s not important how much money has been earned. It’s important how it has been put to use, whether it has been put to good use or not.” via Indian Express. Nitin Gadkari , the incumbent BJP president, is in … Continue reading

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Kafka and Orwell

Two of my favourite authors. Both of them were from almost same era, early part of 20th century. Both of them wrote about bureaucracy, corruption, control, power, and helplessness of individuals in the greater scheme of things. Reading them a … Continue reading

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Irony at its best!

The President (well there is only one President, the President of US of A, rest others are just presidents) said, “In our global economy, we can’t just have a few leaders of the most advanced economies making decisions that touch … Continue reading

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Self – defence

It seems that the US has redefined the meaning of  word self defense. Look at this statement which came out after the last weeks news of  Obama uh… sorry! Osama raid in Paksitan Obama’s spokesman Jay Carney said while discussing … Continue reading

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Slumdog Oscarpati!!

Slumdog Oscarpati!!!!!!!! Slumdog Oscarpati!!!!!!!! And the Oscar goes to ….. Slumdog Millionaire!!! Well finally it happened. A Oscar to a film made in India with all Indian actors. An when it rains here, it pours, literally. So when Uncle Oscar … Continue reading

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