Moving through the bread basket of India…
Culture and People / Food, Festivals and Events / Photography : Nature and beyond / Rural India

Moving through the bread basket of India…

Moving through the bread basket of India… Rural Punjab Punjab is an Indo-Iranian word meaning ‘the land of five rivers’. Punjab lies at the cross-roads of the great civilizations of the world. Historically, the area west of Punjab was under the sphere of influence of the Persians, the east was the heartland of the Indian … Continue reading

#MusicLog #8 : कहीं दूर जब दिन ढल जाए…Somewhere far away when the day end…
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#MusicLog #8 : कहीं दूर जब दिन ढल जाए…Somewhere far away when the day end…

कहीं दूर जब दिन ढल जाए… #MusicLog #8: The Profound wisdom in seemingly shallow popular songs…   Profound wisdom can be found in the most mundane things that we see, hear or experience in our day-to-day life. It is not about the message or the messenger. Everyone, Everything has got a message. It is more about the recipient. … Continue reading

#MusicLog #7: The sounds that smells of rustic Indian heartland – #GangsOfWasseypur…
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#MusicLog #7: The sounds that smells of rustic Indian heartland – #GangsOfWasseypur…

The sounds that smells of rustic Indian heartland – #GangsOfWasseypur It’s not the fragrance of flowers, or the aroma of a misty morning, this one smells like the sweat & blood of unwashed masses of our country, the desperate powerful men, struggling strong-willed  women and their gritty children who’ve got to fight for their survival from an early age. … Continue reading

#MusicLog 3: Best Hindi/Urdu songs – From 50’s till now…
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#MusicLog 3: Best Hindi/Urdu songs – From 50’s till now…

Must start off by thanking @chris_a_Rocks and the team of @TheOnlyPodcast  for inspiring this series of blogs on Music. They are doing a fantastic job at the aptly named podcast series & website  http://theonlypodcast.com/ After making a crisp list of one hour of my favorite Western & Indian music, and a comprehensive list of my … Continue reading

#WomenPower: Under-acknowledged force behind India’s Bumper Crops…
Culture and People / Economics & Politics / Rural India

#WomenPower: Under-acknowledged force behind India’s Bumper Crops…

What comes to your mind when you think about Agriculture in India? Barring the die-hard Bollywood style romantic types, most people may probably think of a Farmer toiling in the fields, with other family members supporting in him in the hard work at farm. Look at the image again and think about it? Can this … Continue reading