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Hormaz Fatakia

  • An open letter to Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

    Dear Mr. Fadnavis, First of all, I congratulate you on your party’s historic win in Maharashtra and you becoming the state’s second youngest CM. You being at the right side of age has raised the hopes of us youngsters a notch higher. 

    Sunday, 2 November 2014 - 11:41pm
  • Education and Sports in India: A tale of two step-brothers highlighted by Aamir Khan's 'Satyamev Jayate'

    Finally, I found a Sunday where I was not working and had the best opportunity to catch-up on the inaugural episode of Aamir Khan’s thought provoking show ‘Satyamev Jayate.’ What made my morning further was the fact that the issue was the subject that I love to live, breath, eat, drink and even...

    Thursday, 9 October 2014 - 4:12pm
  • Who cares about the common man, I'm happy the iPhone 6 is here!

    In his landmark film A Wednesday, Nasseruddin Shah said, “I am just a stupid, common man.” I am a stupid common man as well. But I am a happy common man. The reason behind my happiness is the most revolutionary product that will take the telecom world by storm - the iPhone 6, launched a few days...

    Friday, 12 September 2014 - 7:00am
  • Not quite a Mubarak Eid for Middle East amid Israel-Gaza war

    While the world gears up to celebrate the momentous occasion of Eid-ul-fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramzan, people in Gaza would be observing the day in fear and uncertainty. Their feasting would be saving themselves from an Israeli bullet or a missile while we, without a care in...

    Monday, 28 July 2014 - 11:03pm
  • Politicians and misogynist statements: Say sorry and go scot-free

    We Indians are extremely famous for our 'Unity in Diversity'. However, there are two different types of Indians that are common throughout the country irrespective of their caste, creed and race. For all of them, the word sorry has a different significance in their lives. 

    Wednesday, 2 July 2014 - 9:37am
  • #Budget2014: Here's what a student expects from Narendra Modi's budget

    Just like every producer waits for a Friday for his film to release, the common man waits for the budget every year to know what additional burden has been placed on his already drooping shoulders. The Current Account Deficit (CAD) narrowed down to 0.2% of the GDP, which is a remarkable recovery as...

    Sunday, 29 June 2014 - 8:40pm
  • Team India in England: Let history not repeat itself

    When Sreesanth was cleaned up by Greame Swann during the Oval test, it ended a miserable test series for the numero uno test side. India were annihilated 4-0, they lost their no.1 test ranking as well as a lot of pride of being World Champions. The same year, India toured Australia and history...

    Tuesday, 24 June 2014 - 8:12pm
  • The rejuvenation of the #Ganga: Old wine in a new bottle

    In a historic address on the banks of the river Ganga in Varanasi, then PM designate Narendra Modi had vowed to turn the holy river into a squeaky clean one before Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary which falls five years down the line.

    Saturday, 21 June 2014 - 4:22pm