On December 6, 1992, a large crowd of Hindu activists demolished the 16th century Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. The sounds of that demolition reverberated across India. Science through Newton’s law posits that every action has an opposite and equal reaction. Religion, too, propagates the same be it Judgment Day or the Law of… Continue reading The steep price Mumbai paid in 1993
When I used to grumble about the ever increasing population of Mumbai, my mother used to admonish me saying, “Mumbai ensures every mouth gets fed for as little as ten rupees (she was referring to the famous vada pav*). People who come here are those who go hungry back home.” Twitter paid a tribute to what… Continue reading Yes. I am Mumbai!