Thought of The Day

13th November 2019 “Beggars do not envy millionaires, just other beggars who are more successful.” — Bertrand Russell (1930)

Three Good Short Films

The first one is a 1964 short film - Two - by Satyajit Ray. It is supposed to be symbolic of war between America and Vietnam. The rich kid is said to be Raj Kiran, who later became a Bollywood actor in 1980s. In 1964, renowned filmmaker Satyajit Ray was asked to create a short... Continue Reading →

Thought of The Day

10th November 2019 “There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.” — Mahatma Gandhi

Third Anniversary of Demonetization

Today is 8th November - the third anniversary of "Demonetization". It was on 8th November 2016 that a lunatic, narcissist megalomaniac called Narendra Modi announced at 8 PM that he would demonetize Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 currency notes which constituted 86% of the currency in circulation. It was hailed as a Masterstroke by the... Continue Reading →

पुलं देशपांडे @ १००

आज ८ नोव्हेंबर २०१९. पु. ल. देशपांडे यांची जन्मशताब्दी (८ नोव्हेंबर १९१९ - १२ जून २०००). माझ्या वयाच्या १२-१३ व्या वर्षापर्यंत खूप मोठा प्रभाव हा पुलंचा होता. माझी वाचनातली गोडी वाढण्यामागे पुलंच्या पुस्तकांचा खूप मोठा वाटा आहे. जसजसे वय वाढले तसे त्यांचा प्रभाव कमी होऊ लागला. कारण इतर अनेक प्रकारचे लेखन आणि लेखक (मराठी आणि... Continue Reading →

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