Thu. Jun 27th, 2019

The Seer

Read, Think, Act

bangalore

3 min read

The receding clear lines between the rural and urban, and the long-standing fascination of migrating to cities that he has seen in his childhood, himself, is another aspect. The very thought of how families are willing to move from the open countryside to “ant boxes”, and the stories that churn out from these dynamics, he says are what pushed him to write on cities.

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Today, the rivalry between India and China on the Indian Ocean, China’s looming presence in Sri Lanka are concerning for India. But one must acknowledge that China’s pockets are deep and their speed of implementation is commendable. India has a long way to go in those aspects. We need to be prepared every day to counter these advances. Nevertheless, India’s strength lies in the fact that we are a strong democracy and have friends all over the world. The goodwill that India wields amongst other countries is not something China possesses.

4 min read

There is another set of writers who are plain-lazy. Their strength lies in making a listicle of almost everything. While there are good listicle writers out there, a majority of the writers do listicles to just churn out unimaginable number of articles every day. That is when writers have to meet their targets of x number of ‘viral’ articles per month.

8 min read

Every single visitor who walked in to the prison through the special entry door paid them a minimum of ₹100. More number of bags meant more notes and extra guests for a single inmate meant notes of different colors and higher denominations too. This continued seamlessly throughout the day as if it was no big deal. The transaction looked as if it was a mandatory step of a thoroughly defined process. In fact, you can walk in there any day and you will get to witness it yourself too. I am sure there would be no need for a sting operation as such.

6 min read

Strangely enough, more than a good 30% of the protesters were teenagers and more than a 50% in their early twenties. Their eyes seemed to light up with joy at the sight of people who were scared and wanted nothing more than a safe passage to home.