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Sayonara 2016

Sayonara 2016

The start of 2016 was marked with Pathankot attacks and after that their was no looking back at the bad stories of this year. Pathankot attacks, Uri Attacks, Rohith Vemula suicide after which nationwide student's protest was there against the government which give rise to anti-national debate after sloganeering in JNU campus Delhi, rise of Kanhaiya Kumar, this year also saw several terrorist attacks in Brussels,Berlin, Turkey,etc and the continuing struggle for life of people of Syria, if there was a fight for race to President's post between Hillary & Trump in USA so there was consensus on Brexit in Britain, Mohammad Ali,Jayalalithaa,etc left us this year. 
An important part of India Kashmir remain in unrest after the death of militant Burhan Wani which still not came out completely from the tense situation. The demonetization of Rs 1000 & Rs 500 notes during the end of the year halted the nation which finding it difficult to come to normalcy in the nea…

My List : Top 10 Hindi Films of 2016

My List : Top 10 Hindi Films of 2016

This year saw many big releases, highly anticipated movies, controversial movies and many impact-full small budget movies but their are few which worked at the box office or really clicked with the audience. This year also saw many sequels like Rock On 2, Tum Bin 2, Force 2, etc but all of them falls below the expectations. Even some films in this list wouldn't be there if there are some better movies this year. Since I watched movies all round the year I considered it my duty to rate them according to my liking so I have prepared a list of top 10 movies of the year 2016. Feel free to mentions your favorites in the comment box. 


1. Fan:Shah Rukh Khan in an asFan was commendable. The work on his look and the character is possible with the actor of his caliber only and under a big Yash Raj like banner. Maneesh Sharma who is the director of this film showcased his range with it after directing the films like Band Baaja Baraat, Ladies vs Ricky Bahl

My List : Top 10 Songs of The Year 2016

My List : Top 10 Songs of The Year 2016
In Indian films songs are as important as salt in the food. Sometimes movies failed but their songs cover the losses and good songs many film-makers believes is a sure shot formula of a hit. I love songs and almost heard all the songs released in the year 2016. I have selected Top 10 songs of the year which I think are famous and popularized the films.



1. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil) : This year too Arijit Singh remained top of the charts. This song beautifully summarizes the film and emotions dealt in it. Amitabh Bhattacharya's lyrics superbly works with Pritam's music. Others songs like Bulleya is a pop sufi song by the same duo in Amit Mishra and Shilpa Rao's voice. Channa Mereya is another song from this film which deserves a place in this list but omitted to accommodate other songs but this sad song again in the voice of Arijit Singh works magic in your ears. This album deserves all music awards this year because Cuti…

Naive Traveler : Varanasi Trip

Naive Traveler : Varanasi Trip


Varanasi Trip happened suddenly. I went there for attending a marriage where my brother have to go but at last moment he send me in the 'Baraat'. An extra day was there in the itinerary for all those who want to roam around in that ancient city. Our births were booked in Shiv Ganga Express, looking at the winter fog spare time was also considered for journey but fortunately train was on time and it gave me two days to explore the city. 


People in the baraat has planned for the outing on Varanasi ghats in boat for that extra day but when we reach on time I want to utilize that day too since the marriage was in the evening. I took an auto to Sarnath.Sarnath is a Buddhist pilgrimage. It is where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna. Later King Ashoka has developed Stupa and Buddhist Monasteries there. It is protected by Archaeological Society of India and thi…

Don't Forget Aleppo,Don't Forget Syria

Don't Forget Aleppo, Don't Forget Syria

"Don't forget Aleppo, don't forget Syria" was shouted a suspected Turkish police officer after he shot dead Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov in an art gallery in Ankara. His act of killing is highly condemnable and he was shot dead for the same but what he said must also be the concern of the world for the sake of humanity. We must think about Aleppo and Syria.

The civil war going on in Syria has resulted in the destruction of one of the oldest city in the world Aleppo. Russian bombardment has not spared even the schools, hospitals and residential area. The conflict started in 2011 with demonstrations against the Syrian President Bashar-al-Assad. He was supported by Russia while USA is against him. So when the people of Syria started peaceful demonstrations against him which some believed were sponsored by USA were dealt with force from president Bashar-al-Assad. This conflict gets complicated when Islamic Sta…

Death In The Lane

Death In The Lane - A 55 Fiction


A farmer in remote village of Uttar Pradesh went to withdraw money for her daughter's wedding to a bank nearly 100 km away from his village. Unaware of the announcement made last fortnight he waited patiently in the line to hear no money to give. Demonetization shock & worry seized his heart in the lane.
Note : This post is a faction inspired by many true events of demonetization death.

The Lady From The South

The Lady From The South


Jayalalithaa Jayaraman, J Jayalalithaa or Amma for her fans and followers died after 75 days illness in Apollo Hospital of Chennai. She was the stalwart woman politician of the southern India who elected as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu five times in the span of around 30 years. As a leader of AIADMK the party which she got from the death of her political mentor MGR in 1989 she took the party to the apex of being the kingmaker in the central government. As an observer of Indian politics from years I have not seen the threads of tension on her forehead even in the difficult of times. One can always remember her always smiling ways with soothing expressions. Her rise to the top spot of the party and to the post of Chief Minister is marked with controversies of being linked romantically to M.G.Ramachandran (MGR) or to her authoritarian behavior in disrespecting members of party and the opposition but no one can deny her hard word and reach to every single person of…

Chor Chor Mausere Bhai

Chor Chor Mausere Bhai


If you think that one political party has done 'Banta Dhaar' and other is doing 'Sudhaar' than you are totally mistaken. They are the birds of a feather flocking together. Ab Kya Ho Gaya? You all must be thinking. The two big political parties of India namely Congress (I) and Bhartiya Janata Party(BJP) become one cleverly to dilute the Foreign Contribution (regulation) Act , 2010 which restrict and regulate foreign contributions to any political party. In May 2014, the Delhi HC directed the government and the EC to take action against the BJP and Congress based on a PIL filed by the Association of Democratic Rights for accepting the donation from London based Vedanta Group. Both the parties moved to the Supreme Court to challenge this order and before Supreme Court could issue any statement regarding this the FCRA was tweaked down in the Parliament to favor both of parties. Gaye Bhains Paani Mein.
The amendment made to the FCRA act changed the d…

Government Approved Money Laundering Scheme.

Government Approved Money Laundering Scheme.


Modi government believes in ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’ since it has come in power ☺. Moving ahead on this mission the government has introduced amendment to the Income Tax Act in Lok Sabha on Monday for our dear black money hoarders who are experiencing sleepless nights after demonetization. Black Marketers who were facing difficulties in finding the way to convert their black money in legal money can now do this with government's help. Earlier they were either depositing this money in accounts of poor people with recovery period after March 2017 or were exchanging from some mediators or bank officials at the commission of up to 60% which means they are getting only 40% of their hard earned black money ☹. 
Modi ji is known for his deep thinking before any of his quick actions. This idea also proving the same where the government is offering only 50% tax on converting black money into white and no punishment.Not only that 25% of that con…

Naive Traveler : Delhi Darshan - Mehrauli

Naive Traveler : Delhi Darshan - Mehrauli
Delhi is mini India in itself having experienced thousands years of history it stores marks of multiple culture and dynasty. You need about a month to explore Delhi completely. This was my fourth trip to Delhi Darshan (Delhi Sight-seeing) in first leg I visited Rajghat and other leaders' memorial, India Gate, Lotus Temple and Qutub Minar. Then I have a wonderful experience of visiting Rashtrapati Bhavan in December last year. The third leg happened on Eid holiday this year when I visited Humayun's Tomb, Purana Qila (Old Fort), Red Fort and Jama Masjid. This time on Diwali Holiday I decided to explore less famous places of Delhi in Mehrauli area.

Today's Mehrauli which is in its South West part is ruled by many dynasties including Slave and Khilji dynasties and houses many monuments of that era. It was like discovery of that part of Delhi for us because three of us who visited there were new to the area having visited only Qutub Mi…

Trump Triumph

Trump Triumph



Donald John Trump is the President-elect of the United States who will serve as the 45th President of America. He was also a businessman and a television personality. His acting skills were visible in his year-long campaign. The way he talked, the way he expressed himself animatedly and dramatically caught attention of not only American media and people but also of the people all around the globe. The winning of a man who is charged with rapes, misbehavior with women, financial irregularities and other such charges including spreading hatred for immigrants/minorities is not going well with a part of the media and large number American people.

Before going further let’s check these facts that only 50% people who are eligible for voting cast their votes and Donald Trump won 49.6% votes against 49.5% for Hillary Clinton of these total votes. It is also possible that those who haven’t cast their votes are against Trump that means even after winning more than half of American …

Keep The Change

Keep The Change
The decision to demonetize Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes came as a surprise to the nation on the night of 8th November 2016. PM Narender Modi who was addressing the nation for the same also appeared surprised during announcement. Although he was not in his usual energy while delivering this speech his announcement energized the nation. I applauded it as a great decision which in a single stroke get rid the nation from counterfeit notes, black money and terrorist funding until the other side of it came in front of me. 
Grocery stores, departmental stores, dairies, chemists and other such stores started shutting doors for people with Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes. Chaos was also created in the ATM's where large number of people gathered to withdraw Rs 100 notes. The machines were empty with Rs 100 notes quickly. Delhi Metro is also accepting lower denomination notes troubling the travelers even those with cards are having problem since recharges for them is not available in R…

Love You Zindagi

Love You Zindagi

Dear Zindagi,
It has been a long time we two are together but it’s never come to me to thank you for everything you did for me. Today I have got this opportunity to frankly talk to you and express my love and gratitude. Right from the beginning you challenged me continuously, even when I was unaware of what is happening around me I knew about the financial difficulties in the family due to restricted spending. I blamed you hardships faced by my family but I now know such are your ways to prepare us for the better days. As a family this period connected us strongly to each other inseparable in the toughest of times when nobody supported us.

I also want to share with you a secret that it is you who made me the poet/writer. I am an introvert who developed this way to express myself in poems and stories.

Cheden Hain Dil Ke Taar Tere Hi Sang Akele Mein, Bas Tu Hi Bana Hai Sachcha Yaar Is Duniya Ke Mele Main.
I considered it the biggest gift from you. It helped me to overco…

My Way and Only My Way

My Way and Only My Way
That’s the motto of current government and the administration working under it. You are a nationalist, a patriot, son/daughter of the soil only if you believe in the ideology of RSS (Rashtriya Swamsewak Sangh) which says that Bharth Rashtra belongs only to the Hindus. All the other religions namely Islam and Christianity came from outside and hence their followers doesn’t belong here. Interestingly their Bharat Rashtra constitute today's India+Pakistan+Afghanistan+Bhutan+Bangladesh+Nepal+Sri Lanka+Myanmar and they claim all of them. The Hindu Dharm for them is of the upper caste Hindus where Shudras or lower castes are at the bottom of strata. This ideology in the recent past say after coming up of Modi government has hold strong ground and targeting religion of others, others Hindus (Dalits and lower castes) and anyone who differs from their ideology like left ideology and secular ideology. 
All RSS affiliated organizations are working hard for a Hindu Rash…

Bhopal Encounter

Bhopal Encounter

8 terrorists open locks with keys made of wood and spoon to escape an ISO certified central jail. They killed a head constable also with plates and spoons without alarming other guards. They cross one wall with the rope made of clothes and another by jumping from it to ran away in the forest and jail authorities knew about the incident only at 4:30 when this all happened between 00:00 hrs to 3:00 hrs. Interestingly the four or five CCTV cameras on the area around their cells were not working. That’s the first part of the story now look at the second part. All terrorists were spotted at the same place and when police killed them in jungle they were wearing new clothes (when their clothes were used to make ropes) and shoes while remain in hiding for all that time. Police found only a brand new knife from them while they fired six bullets towards police.

If you question these stories full of loopholes and raises the issue of judicial & human rights of inmates you be…

Patriotism On Sale

Patriotism On Sale

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis is offering a great scheme for all those who wish to skip the police action against any hooliganism and goondaism. Raj Thackerey the chief of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) is the first recipient of this scheme. Devendra Fadnavis called him to his office after his party workers started threatening Cinema owners against screening of Karan Johar'sAe Dil Hai Mushkil for having a Pakistani actor Fawad Khan. In a closed door meeting where Karan Johar was also present mediator Devendra Fadnavis gave go ahead to the idea of Raj Thackerey of depositing 5 crore Indian rupees by the film producers in an army fund in lieu of allowing Pakistan actor staring film screening in Mumbai and Maharashtra. 
Kofee with Karan host was delighted with this handsome ransom saving him from financial and artistic loss. Experts believe this idea could be a game changer as parties like MNS & Shiv Sena could help contribute millions to the army fund sin…

Talaq Talaq Talaq

Talaq Talaq Talaq
The public image of triple talaq (divorce) comes mainly from the movie 'Nikaah' 1982 which has shown male actor divorcing his wife just by saying the word 'Talaq' thrice in anger. This film actually shows the misuse of it rather than the correct procedure of divorce in Islam. In practical practice also there are many such cases of triple talaq where maulvis (Islamic preachers) have validated these divorces which have raised the issue of injustice to women in Islam. It has also become the initiator for bringing Uniform Civil Code (UCC) and to target the Muslim community. The questionnaire on law commission's website mainly points out some Muslim practices in generating public opinion on the UCC whereas it should be an endeavor for common laws for all.

Quran termed divorce as an unavoidable practice and say to use it when no other option is available. In Quran 65:1 Surat al Talaq give a detail account of procedure of divorce. Saying the word talaq (…