Changing Understandings

As a teenager and a young adult, I used to frown at the idea that we change a lot over time. To my naive mind we did not change as people. I could see no major changes from one day to another so no major changes could have happened at all, right? I know better … Continue reading Changing Understandings

“Completing” the other?

Romantic movies wish for us to believe that there is one person out there who is our other half; someone who will complete us intellectually, emotionally, and physiologically. They want us to wait for this soulmate and this person shall be our salvation. We can and should find someone for ourselves who is an intellectual … Continue reading “Completing” the other?

Understanding myself

I recently talked (here) of the new journey that I have embarked on. I also believe how I've made two great friends and am settling in. As time passes, I slowly gravitate to carving a new comfort zone for myself in this initially alien place. I have had a little time in the past few … Continue reading Understanding myself

A new journey thus begins

Life, was comfortable at Noida with a job. There however, comes a time, when being in the comfort zone just isn't enough. A time, when one needs to let go of what's known and safe and start walking a road where the destination is uncertain. One such journey I have begun in June. A journey … Continue reading A new journey thus begins

A fauji brat’s reply to Mr. Chetan Bhagat

Respected Mr. Bhagat, Till date, even though I am a Fauji brat and also I have visited Jantar Mantar more than twice during the OROP Rally, I do not feel that I have earned the qualification to write on OROP. The only people who can comment on OROP, "with the head" as you like to … Continue reading A fauji brat’s reply to Mr. Chetan Bhagat

Words of a Commanding Officer of the Indian Army – REALITY CHECK for the nation

A CO in the Indian Army recently wrote:- "This is not a post for the weak hearted and Adarsh Liberals so do not go any further if you are out of your comfort zone. It really pains a soldier's heart if the blood of his brethren is not adequate to galvanize a nation. This nation … Continue reading Words of a Commanding Officer of the Indian Army – REALITY CHECK for the nation