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My Doomsday Moment

My Doomsday Moment


I was excited for my first day of my first job at McDonald's Rohtak. This job was suitable for me as it allow me to continue my studies. I was prepared for hard work because my friend who worked there told me about extra workloads for newcomers. It was after I delivered my first order mob of hundred people entered in the mall where my workplace my McD was also situated and started destroying everything. I was frightened with their screams and shouts. They were not only destroying property but also looting things and attacking people. Soon some twenty to twenty five people with lathis in their hand also entered in the McDonald. I was near the entrance, they pushed me down and started beating me. I was hoping that someone would come and save me but all staff was receiving the same treatment even girls were not spared. They started setting the mall on fire, somehow we all came out before the fire started. I was witnessing my workplace in blaze. Our manager told us…

Book Review : Rukhsat - The Departure

Book Review : Rukhsat - The DepartureRukhsat - The Departure is written by Sujit Banerjee and published by Frog Books of Leadstart Publishing Pvt. Ltd. I have received this book from Meera of ratnibbles.blogspot.in. The debut book of author is a collection of twenty six stories each starting with a name from an alphabet of English language, twenty six alphabets hence twenty six stories.


Cover : Both cover and title were attention grabbing and because of title and cover I got interested in reviewing this book. A tree whose leaves are coming down giving the feeling of loss and departure. Full marks for the cover and title a Urdu name for a English book is a nice idea. 
Plot : Book comprises twenty six stories, each starting with a letter of English alphabet and representing a name starting with A for 'Abhimanyu - The Beginning' to Z for 'Zayan - The smell of Green Apples'. Abhimanyu is a story of unborn child and Zayan is the story of a man who has died. Stories starting …

Riotous Reservation

Riotous Reservation 


Reservation is an arrangement in Indian constitution which is committed to provide a level playing field for backward and underprivileged sections of the society. With time this arrangement became a vote guarantee scheme for the political parties and on their behest at several occasion this dirty politics have turned into bloodbaths. The reservation system on the other hand became so inept with the changing scenarios that its benefits never reached underprivileged and backward classes which resulted in more exploitation of these classes along with creation of uneven society.

Jat Reservation demand was not new and such protests which have tendency to go violent were common occurrence from last so many years but this time Haryana government failed in controlling the agitators. The protest was not a mere protest but an organised mob rampantly attacking, looting and burning railway stations, police stations, buses, cars, trucks, malls, shops, etc, they also raped women…

Freedom251 : Revolution or Today's Shree 420

Freedom251 : Revolution or Today's Shree 420



Freedom 251 is a revolutionary smart phone by a budding startup company Ringing Bells for just ₹ 251. Even some mobile covers are costlier than this phone and the closest phone which offers features equivalent to this phone cost almost 16 times i.e. ₹ 4100. Ashok Chadda president of Ringing Bells claimed 'economies of scale' business model for such a low price for this phone despite manufacturing cost of ₹ 2500. The height of successful launch event marked by the presence of BJP MP's can be measured through six lakh hits their website received in the first hour of booking. Although the site crashed frequently almost 30000 bookings were registered by the company on first day i.e. 18th February 2016.
The company which is new to the business and which have currently no functional manufacturing unit if delivered this phone in four months deadline promised by them than it would not be less than a miracle. Industry experts are sus…

Anti-National Patriots

Anti-National Patriots. 


It is not strange and nothing unusual to hear or to have sentiments against your country. Thousands farmers die every year because they don't have faith in their country. Anti India slogans are raised everyday in parts of Kashmir and in Naxalite areas and anti India sentiments are also prevalent in those privileged citizens of this great country who have experiences of foreign holidays. They cursed their country for not having facilities, roads and systems like in countries they have visited so what has happened in Jawaharlal Nehru University ( JNU) that triggered a nationwide uproar and labeled all students as anti-national traitors?

A program held in JNU campus to protest against the capital punishment suddenly turned anti-India and pro-Pakistan when few individuals shouted slogan in support of parliament attack mastermind Afzal Guru. It is highly condemnable act and no one either from students’ union or JNU administration is supporting it. Neither peop…

Writing Is Adventure

Writing Is Adventure


Adventure dictionary says is an unusual and exciting experience. Any risky activity with exciting outcomes is adventure. The excitement to discover the unknown region, territory or activity which enthralled all your senses also comes in this bracket. It is the emotion you feel in doing a task which otherwise seems impossible. In short adventure is daring to dare and imagine something extraordinary and the contentment you feel after it. It is the process through which you let yourself free from all the attachments of the world in a way to discover yourself. 
Writing is that exciting thing for me which sets me free to roam in the pool of imagination from which I can pick anything I want without any pressure from anybody. A writer feels all the excitement through his/her characters. These characters who risks their life while trekking in difficult mountain terrains of the Himalayas or camping in the wilderness of Amazon forest or with the acts of bungee jumping, riv…

Book Review : And Then There Were None

Book Review : And Then There Were None
And Then There Were None is the best thriller novel of all time. It was written by none other than the queen of thriller Agatha Christie. This Harper Collins published book is a suspense novel in which you remain puzzled till the end about identity of the killer.

Cover : The cover of the paperback which I have read was ordinary and didn't excite me at all but I have also seen some other edition's cover which were more interesting and intriguing. 
Content : Ten people from different places belonging to different backgrounds and who were totally strangers to each other were lured to come on Soldiers Island on invitation from Mrs and Mr U.N.Owen. Each one ranging from a judge to a doctor from a police constable to a military general, a governess and others were tempted on island on promise of either summer holidays or meeting old friends, a job and things like that. These eight people along with two servants were unaware of whereabouts of thei…

Diary Confessions - 10 : Hidden Love

Diary Confessions - 10 : Hidden Love


You could see me everywhere today as if it was my daughter's wedding. All arrangements from decoration to food and from band to beauty parlor bookings were in my control because I knew best what she like the most. Today was the wedding of my best friend Shruti. It all happened so quickly that we didn't get a day to celebrate our friendship by remembering childhood days but then I always believe that anything that happens is for our good. Kushal is a nice guy, Shruti's parents approved him in first meeting but they only informed Kushal parents only after my approval. Seeing them happy and Shruti satisfied with all that was happening I have least reason to say no to such a brilliant match. I am proud of myself for two reasons today, first that all functions from sangeet to vidai were liked by all and secondly nobody knows that I was hiding my tears behind a veil of smiling face. My first love, my only love, my childhood love remained inc…

Goro Ki Na Kalo Ki Ye Duniya Hai Dilwalon Ki

Goro Ki Na Kalo Ki Ye Duniya Hai Dilwalon Ki


Silicon Valley of India has a big wallet but a small heart as came out from an incident happened last week where a 24 year old Tanzanian woman was stripped and beaten by a mob. She received this treatment because a Sudanese woman killed a local in car accident. Since both were black in color due to their African origin mob stopped car of Tanzanian woman and misbehaved with her. After her car was set on fire she tried to board a bus but people in the bus also became the part of that mob and paraded her without a top. Shockingly this scene was happening in front of a police constable who was deployed at the spot by Bengaluru police after they received the report of the incident.

But why blame only Bangaluru for this treatment of African nationals. We all called them Blacky, Habshi, Kalu and names like that when we encountered them. Similarly Northeast Indian receives racial treatments in form of words like Chinky, Gorkha, Nepali , etc. We ar…

Policewale Gunde

Policewale Gunde


"What do you expect from Delhi police that they will worship them?" It was the answer when I discussed the students' lathi charge incident with someone. "Jiski Lathi Usi Ki Bhains", he added which translates as power lies with one with the stick. This is the image of Delhi police and Modi government in people's view. It's not that I think Delhi police officers as saint but regularly watching Crime Patrol on Sony TV made me think differently.
Delhi police lathi charged students of Jawahar Lal Nehru University and other student unions during their protest in front of RSS headquarters in Jhandewalan, Delhi over suicide of Hyderabad student Rohith Vemula. What is more shocking was that some other people who were not from students' union and Delhi police were beating these protesters. The beating was same for both girls and boys and in video you can hear voices from students asking what was the reason of such police atrocities. It is no…