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4 months away from an idiot box

So I moved into my new house about 4 months ago, and I have not got a TV yet for my home. It has been those four months where I did feel missing the TV around the house, and it absence has definitely helped me use my laptop more. Err.., that is not why I didn't get the TV yet but then again, I do miss it. That idiot box is being missed by my wife…
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Food… err… Vote Security Bill – pay now, reap later

Congress' plan to hatch the egg before elections is questionable. Everyone sees this as an opportunity to garner votes ahead of the crucial 2014 elections. Even more so since there is a NaMo mania creeping the countrymen and women. As I set my eyes on horizon for the next year elections, there are two things which are very clear. BJP does not…
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Increasing number of deaths on tracks…

The recent tragedy at Dharma Ghat has brought forth the long standing issue of deaths on the tracks. The tragedy, which killed 37 people (mostly women and kids), is currently marred in the blame game between the Railway Board, Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Government Railway Police (GRP). Apparently, people flocked Dharma Ghat because the day…
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The craze for wild life, travelling and science TV Channels

I am sure most of us have had faced this situation. At home, your dad / wife / mother / sister have all their time slots defined. At 8 it could be a serial at Colors, 8.30 at Zee, 9 at Star Plus and 10 at Life Ok (of course, for Mahadev). Do not go by the time I have mentioned, I never kept a track of these time slots anyway. And in afternoons,…
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