Ankur Jayawant

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Wage slave by profession, but longing to be free soul at heart. Love my Hindu heritage, and hate gangsterism masquerading as religion or ideology.
One of the most common things to see in India are quotes like these by Gandhi:- “Be the change you want to be in the world.” “A customer is the most important visitor on our premises. He is not dependent on...
Tarek Fatah, the Pakistani origin writer and columnist who now is a Canadian citizen has amassed quite a fan following in India for his no holds barred criticism of Pakistan, Sharia and the follies of the Islamic world. He...
There is a saying which goes “ In better countries, the rain disappears from the road after a few minutes. In poorly run countries, the road disappears after a few minutes of rain”.In Mumbai, much more is disappearing in...
Kevin Durant talked about how India was “a country 20 years behind in knowledge and experience, cows and monkeys everywhere, and just a bunch of underprivileged people, wanting to learn basketball”. Kevin Durant did apologise later on, saying that what...
Quick, what do you find offensive in this pic? That’s a nice picture of a father and son playing chess. Both are smiling. Both seem to enjoy themselves here.   But many people did. And worst is they can lecture morality...
In 1997, when Laloo Yadav was engulfed in fodder scam case, he cleverly put forward his wife Rabri Devi to be CM in his place. In effect, the unlettered woman became a proxy of her vile husband and carried...
Tons of articles will be written about the 180 run defeat of Indian cricket team by Pakistan. That how the captaincy was amateurish, how the pathetic bowling was surpassed only by more pathetic batting, what could have been the...
India has the third largest army, fourth largest navy and air force in the world. And it has the largest paramilitary in the world. It faces terrorism, both cross border and internal and hostile neighbours on both sides of...
What is the first name that the words ‘genocide’,‘dictator’ or ‘evil’ bring to the mind for most people? Hitler, isn’t it? What about secret police? Gestapo, isn’t it? What about evil regime? Nazi Germany, isn’t it? Hitler is an amateur when...
Ok budding writers, an exercise for you. Try to write a Bollywood song with Hindi equivalents of these words:-  Dil, Jigar, Nazar, Sanam, Kasam, Humsafar, Nadaan, Iqraar, Izhaar, Eitbaar, Dilbar, Hosh, Madhosh, Dhadkan, Inkaar, Mehboob, Mohabbat, Khat, Dua, Tanhai, Khayal,...
Though he calls himself a "conservative democrat", any form of democracy is not acceptable to Erdogan unless it comes under the purview of his Islamist goals and principles. He certainly aims to make a post secular, post Ataturk Turkey,...
Saudi Arabia is set to donate $118 million to set up 560 model mosques across Bangladesh. This comes a year after PM Sheikh Hasina's Saudi Arabia visit where she King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, the Dhaka Tribune...