Party symbols were instituted at a time when a really good population of the world was illiterate. Its major theme was to make sure that illiterate people also vote and take decisions. Symbols also began to represent the ideologies for which a party stood for. It also became emotionally attached to voters. But now, the… Continue reading Substitute for Election Symbols
I never knew that even a voice prompt after misdialing a number can make you happy. I lost the instinct to cut the call before the voice completes its first syllable. * * * This is what happens when you are far from home and in a place with totally different language and culture. Hearing… Continue reading ‘The number you have dialled is invalid, please check the number you have dialled.’
''A country without history is a tree without roots.'' Is the history of a country that important? History works to bring nationalist feeling in the citizens of a country. But, what is Nationalism? Nationalism is a pretty modern concept evolved in Europe in the 19th century. It was about giving them a single identity and… Continue reading Is history really important for a country?
How come all evil 'coexist' in the world? #Evil #Coexistence #Life
Long Nail The long high headed nail proclaimed 'I am hefty iron built, and the sharpest in this whole world.' A hammer of the eternal appeared, hit multiple times on his head and thrust him down onto onto the ground until his head was on level with the ground. He was forgotten and rusted away.… Continue reading Long Nail
Do good deeds erase bad deeds?🤔 #Repentance #Good #Bad
Have you ever wondered why an hour is divided into 60 parts? Or why a minute is divided into 60 parts? It could have been 10 or 100 and make it sound easier. Why was it made 60? The origin of this system is attributed to one of the oldest civilisations of the world, the… Continue reading Why is time divided into parts of 60?
This a question that confuses a lot of people. 'What is life?' The same question haunts and confuses me for the past several days. I feel as if my brain get whisked when I think about it. Ignorant and numb. As time changed a digit to my age every year, my understanding of life furthered… Continue reading Confused. What is Life?
To that desolate boy complaining about his lost love, the earth replied, 'you say that you love and respect me, but still stamp on me. Have I ever complained?'
On an early morning, to feel some fresh air, I was out at the terrace. From the first floor of the nearby house, a grandma, very old, probably in her 90s appeared. She was dressed in an age-old attire, the kind of dress that can now only be seen in history books. She could barely… Continue reading A Reminder.
How many of you are lazy? When asked such a question, the reaction is almost the same among people.🤷 Almost everyone agrees happily that they are lazy. Why is that so? 🤔 Are all of them really lazy? Are all the people around us lazy? I think it is a matter of perspectives. To a… Continue reading How many of you are lazy?
The Supreme Court of India struck down a rule banning the entry of women between the ages of 10 and 50 into the temple of Sabarimala in Kerala. This verdict, however, received mixed responses from the people. Some people including women strongly criticised this verdict. They exclaimed that their religious sentiments would be hurt as… Continue reading What Sabarimala issue is getting Kerala into.
Man spends half his time earning money, and uses the other half to spend the money that he has earned. 🤣🤣🤣 How ironic?
After a bit of shopping, I was walking back to the bus stop at East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram. The red pedestrian signal lights kept me waiting at one end of the road. I could hear a few random mumbles from behind me. As I just turned around, I saw an aged lady laying on the streets… Continue reading A Pedestrian Signal.