Monthly Archives: July 2010

Bandh or Political Terrorism

Rakesh, my eldest son, came from US to attend a marriage in Patna and combined it with some his business related work in Hyderabad. The marriage was on July 9, and he was to leave Patna for Hyderabad on July … Continue reading

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The House Became Home for Awhile

Rakesh arrived on Monday with Alpana, Keshav and Anvita. They were here for three nights with us. But primarily, their India visit is to attend a marriage in Patna. The Noida house became home for those days. I, as grandfather … Continue reading

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My Dilemma: Forward and Backward Castes

“Caste identity breaks the society, Bihari-ism unites.” Nitish had made this statement. Was it a political statement or the real wish of the Chief Minister? Should I expect ushering in of a bright beginning of political assistance in reducing the … Continue reading

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From California to Carolina North

I spent some quality months in Pleasanton house of Anand in 2008. I liked the house. I loved its deck in the courtyard and the Santi Kunj Corner created by Shannon where I had lot of fun with Emma. My … Continue reading

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Sensitivity of Indian Affluent

After Pratul wrote so much on the issue-‘Indian Billionaires and their Sensitivity’ in comments on face book, I started thinking again and here are some stray thoughts: There are many unique aspects in the game of charity or more in … Continue reading

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