Author: Nilesh Gonsalves

Hyderabad Blues

So I decided not to go to Hyderabad. What a waste of my leave!! And because of whom? The supporters of  destruction. It seems that people all over the country have no work to do, other than carry out the schemes of their leaders. In the name of a separate state a large amount of 

Offline

Am off to hyderabad today, without my laptop, so no posts for a week. Will return with more on 31st Dec. See you then…

Season Greeting

I wish you all a merry christmas. My the arrival of Jesus Christ bring peace, joy and prosperity to you and your family.

Eat Cake!!

So its that time of the year, when all the paper mache and the bells, stars and the decorative lights, come out of the attic. And the Christmas tree is decorated, with an expectation of pleasant season ahead. And in my house, I cannot neglect to bring out the Getco, my humble oven, which has assisted me

To the Spirit of Mumbai

I still remember my visits to Mumbai( then Bombay) as a child, with my parents and my brother. Those were the few occasions every year when we paid visit to the town for shopping, movies and the most important of all, the Bandra Fair( the Mount Mary Feast). The most exciting part of the trip was

An Award for Terrorism

The high court is of the stand that the state has to compensate for illegal detention for petty theft. The amount being thought upon by the court is 5000 rs per day. Now an ugly thought creeps up my mind. Take ‘our’ kasab. He now claims to have been held in custody, 10 days before

Who Are You?

Do you know who am I? Do I know you? Then why is it that we pour out our hearts to each other? Its been a long time now since we started using technology for communication in some form or the other. Post was the oldest communication method in one form or the other. But

An Unusual Wedding

“Do you take this video game character to be your wife?”  No not a wedding scene in some latest sci-fi movie. It has happened in the real world. A man named sal9000 married the love of his life in Japan. But its with a difference. The love of his life goes by the name Nene Anegasaki,

What’s Holding Us Back?

I completed a trip couple of days back, to the Philippines. And was expecting a less developed nation as compared to India. Now, I do not know the condition of all the interior places of the mainland or all the islands, but I was surprised to see Manila to be as developed as some of

A Winning Formula for Cricket

Though I am not a huge cricket fan, I manage to sit through the entire ordeal sometimes. Such was the day yesterday. I watched the match till India won, and rejoiced!! No now I wake up in the morning, and on the front page of the times of India, it proclaims that the birthday boy