The New Dictionary

By Dilip Bobb In an age of Wikipedia and Google and Shashi Tharoor, etymology, or the study of words, would appear to be a science...

Going Crackers

It’s that time of the year when everybody goes a bit crackers, looking to add some sparkle to the Diwali celebrations. However, thanks to...

Statues of No Limitation

Above: Photo Credit PIB By Dilip Bobb There is something called a statute of limitations, which apparently does not apply to statues of icons. Now that...
Masters of Spin

Masters of Spin

~By Dilip Bobb Generally, in the Indian context, the masters of spin would be Chandra, Bedi, Prasanna, Bhajji and Kumble, to name a few. Yet,...
Preventive Measures

Preventive Measures

By Dilip Bobb Across the country, in bedrooms and boardrooms, and newsrooms turned into Noose-rooms, there is a huge churning as people learn to...
The Cabinet Expansion

The Cabinet Expansion

Last week, it was revealed that the British government had decided to appoint a Minister for Prevention of Suicides. It was a first anywhere...
Kaun Banega PM?

Kaun Banega PM?

It’s only October 2 and we should be thinking of that Gandhi fellow, instead we are thinking of that other Gandhi fellow and wondering...
No End of Days

No End of Days

There seems to be no end to the celebrations. Retailers like Archies Cards must be weeping for joy because of the government’s sudden desire...
Highs and Lows

Highs and Lows

~By Dilip Bobb India, and Indians, has/have hit a speed bump, two in fact. The sinking value of the rupee against the almighty dollar and...
The 50 Year Itch

The 50 Year Itch

~By Dilip Bobb Amit Shah has caused serious birthing pangs in political circles with his boastful promise that the BJP will rule for the next...

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