11
Dec
india economy during british rule

Indian Economy Before & During the British Rule

Economy Before the British Rule Our great country was once called – The Golden Bird. This is not a Hyperbole, it is the truth. Do you know that India contributed to more than 30% of World’s GDP once? This is why the  other countries had their eyes set on our wealth. Most of this wealth was […]

5
Dec
flowers for algernon review

Flowers for Algernon: Beautifully Heartbreaking

I’ve been reading a lot of books these days. I just want to read books, write poetry, listen to music and do nothing else since there is no one to distract me. I do my day job, come back from office and open my books to finish them as soon as possible. Earlier, I did not […]

17
Aug

Attempt at Poetry [3] : Changes

********************************** Do you remember The cold and bleak December? When the caterpillar Transformed into a Butterfly. ********************************** Do you want to kill Against your will? The only light that lightened up My dark and bleak sky. ********************************** The beautiful canvas, colored crimson. That belonged to us for eternity. The clouds and stars we painted When […]

11
Aug
smoke

The Smoke That Chokes You to Death

Here’s a fun fact: One Cigarette reduces your life by 11 minutes. I’ve been in Mumbai for almost a month now. I am staying as a Paying Guest in one fine society. Dinner is always a problem for me since I am a bachelor. I go out every night at 9 PM to fill my tummy. […]

3
Aug

An Old Lady and My Birthday Plans

Yesterday, While travelling from Andheri Metro to Ghatkopar, I noticed an old lady. She was standing on the platform. Her face was wrinkled and it carried the marks of years of struggles. She was very skinny and could hardly stand. No one noticed her, she was just an old lady that people are used to seeing. […]

14
Jul

And He Accepted My Friend Request

Today, I did some packing as I will be moving to Mumbai soon. I kept myself occupied because I did not want to sit idle. I get sad when I am not doing anything. I do not know why but I have lost interest in everything. I do things but I do not know why I […]

6
Jul
new generation is pathetic

Things That Make Me Sad About the YoungGen

It’s been 2 months since I got Measles. I have lost 8 KGs to the disease and am yet to recover completely. I spent the last two months reading all sorts of books varying from Novels to Economics and Social Issues. I also spent time on Quora answering the questions I thought I could answer and […]

1
Jul

My LIC AAO Interview Experience

So I wrote this exam called “LIC AAO” and to be honest I was not expecting to clear the written exam. The paper was too easy and anyone could have attempted all the questions in Quants and Reasoning. GK and Computer were the real game changers. More than 10 Lakh candidates applied for 700 seats […]

21
Apr
while I Sleep

Attempt at Poetry [2] : While I Sleep

****************************************** Take me away with the winds of winters over the enormous fields of white snow. In the faintly moonlit night, steal my soul Move through the clouds, high and low. ****************************************** Beneath the stars, I want to float in silence I want to feel the touch of the dark sky Swallow my existence with your might. In […]

28
Mar
carnival of rust

Carnival of Rust : Song Meaning and Symbolism

Carnival of Rust is a song by the Finnish Rock band Poets of the Fall. I remember listening to this song when I was in 2nd year of Engineering. I used to play it for like 10-20 times a day. It was my favorite tune even though I did not have any knowledge about music […]

18
Mar
The pursuit dark creature

Attempt at Poetry [1] : The Pursuit

SUMMARY: This poem in set in a fantasy world. It is about a person chasing some creatures which have taken his son. These creatures are called “Scounds”. ************************** Deep within the ground, live those filthy scounds The creatures that I seek, of rotten skin, they reek. ************************** Their eyes, sparkling blue, their saliva, sticky like glue […]