Oh very very long articles. Oh, I don’t have the patience to read them. On forums (like Quora) sometimes I feel like responding to such articles. My answer used to be simple. “Low IQ” and I used to add that that was the primary reason, other reasons stated might be valid too. (That was just… Continue reading Long scholarly articles on low growth of India
A story I read while at IIT popped up on mind recently. It was in Alfred Hitchcock’s Best Short Stories (selected by him, written by others). A poor man by invited to a hunting party organized by his rich neighbor. He went there, there were his neighbor’s rich friends, it seemed like he was the… Continue reading QUAD – Hunter and the hunted
In 1995 I started my internet activities. Soon it was obvious to me it is a low cost but effective cast to spread my words. I remember the time I asked Mr. Pillai , of Indian wire services in Tokyo, to publish my lawsuit news in Indian newspapers, he flatly denied at first. We had… Continue reading Why this site, now?
An IITian batchmate appeared for the UPSC exam and one day I saw his name on the front page of the newspaper – “IITian placed 4th in all India.” I was surprised and happy for him. He was studying in IIT Madras, so traveled to the IIT campus to meet him. No, not from USA… Continue reading IAS -is this very selective?
Recently watched White Tiger. Enjoyed watching Rajkummar Rao and Priyanka Chopra in their supporting roles. The part that cracked me up was the dialogue of the Bihari boy that the whites had the past but the future belongs to the browns and the yellows. When did the Brown start including themselves in that equation? My… Continue reading White Tiger – Future belongs to Browns and Yellow
Financial Express [December 29, 2003] after meeting my batchmates (IIT B, 1978 batch) predicted that India would be a developed nation by 2020, that is more than a year back. The article stated: That is the question the Class of 1978 tried to answer after 25 years of passing out of their alma mater –… Continue reading India developed now?
When it became clear to me that in spite of our bragging, we are considered to be plain dumb. A few months ago we had an accident on a navy ship and I think the officer died. Chinese were reported to be laughing at it placing the blame on the dumbness of the navy officer.… Continue reading Why Indians have about the lowest IQ?
Watched a few minutes of Dr. Vikas Divyakirti’s video on YouTube where he mentioned that Indians, being Asian-Americans have the highest IQ in America. The term Asian-America, is understood by most there applies to Chinese, Koreans, Japanese etc. Indians are South Indians. and get this straight, their IQ is lower than of white Americans. And… Continue reading Why Indians have the highest IQ in America?
I am watching it with interest. US, Japan, Australia, and India. Already citizens of Australia are watching their government to pick a fight with China and don’t see happy. India does not know exactly why it is there with US and its friends. I know it won’t happen overnight, but India is just delaying its… Continue reading Has Quad any future?
Introduction to Netaji’s Association with Japan: Netaji arrived from Germany by ship. Japanese army came to the decision that Netaji can play a useful role in propaganda against the British.They made him the head of INA. Netaji didn’t have any fighting background and was physically not in very good shape. He had come to Japan… Continue reading Netaji and Japan – an introduction