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Square & Straight - Scandal Hiding Intelligent Tacts of PwC?
By Lazy Fly I spotted the ageing supermarket
info source of all scandals – the cagey looking political-policy-peddler at the
Mumbai Press Club – having yet another strange looking cocktail and looking
insanely happy. “I am laughing at the
completely convolu...
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Live by writing...remain alive by my wits...generally called a journalist.
  • Southern Features
    CEO/Editor, 2009 - present
  • IANS
    Tamil Nadu Bureau Chief, 2007 - 2009
  • Amrita Bazar Patrika
    South India Correspondent, 1984 - 1989
  • Free lance broadcaster, writer
    Contributor to BBC, Deutsche Welle in multiple languages, 1990 - 2006
  • Kaamakoti
    Publisher/Editor, 1999 - 2009
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London, UK - Bombay - Kolkata - Frankfurt - Oxford, UK - New Delhi - Bangalore - Pune - Amsterdam
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Thirty five years of investigative journalism in 4 languages!
Ability to speak nine of them.
Creator of quality fiction and moving poetry.
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Decided to be a writer at the ripe old age of 4. Took nearly 27 years' married life to realise I WAS MARRIED to the wrong woman. My two married children [they are mine I presume as they have not yet changed their father's initials and I have no intention of doing a DNA test despite their being more attached to their mother whose actions had nearly destroyed their lives ... but I will not going into that now ...Dubbed the epic television serial Mahabharat into Tamil...which made SUN TV what it is today and the serial has completed over 60 reruns in Tamil language legally and earned over Rs.120 crores [1.2 billion] - legally that is - at the last count and still going strong. That experience taught me that life beyond political journalism is larger raised to the power of infinity
  • Bombay University
    English Literature, 1975
  • SIES High School, Bombay 400019
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Kejriwal's Thank You Note to Kiran Bedi - That will Never Get Sent

Arvind Kejriwal – projected as the winner of Delhi elections – ought to alter this note and write it in his own language to his nearest lose

ஜெயல்லிதா கலைஞரின் சதிப்பிடியில்!

நேற்று – ஜெயலலிதா கலைஞரின் சதிப்பிடியில் சிக்கி இருக்கிறார், என்று தமிழில் ஒரு கட்டுரை எழுதினேன். ஜெயலலிதா வழக்கில் சோதப்பல்கள் நேர்ந்துள்ள

Jayalalithaa Remains Wounded Around Karunanidhi's Scheming Little Finger!

தமிழக முன்னாள் முதல்வர் ஜெயல்லிதாவுக்கு செவ்வாய் அன்று உச்ச நீதிமன்றம் வாயிலாக ஜாமீன் கிடைக்குமா, கிடைக்காதா என்ற தேவையற்ற விவாதத்தில் ஊடகங்


Vogue India brings you the best of global and Indian fashion, beauty, people, parties and culture, placing fashion in the context of the wor

Sonia's Sorrows? Gadkari Spied Upon? Belgaum Bothered? | LinkedIn

;So who is Sonia Gandhi? Is she being assailed by several of her one-time confidantes - rather unjustly?

Mumbai's Marauding Cop's Alleged Misbehaviour With A "Model" Victim! | L...

Can anyone promise justice to the masked, female model - who has accused a senior cop of serious wrongdoing? The unnamed model has accused o

Was Gadkari's Home Bugged At ALL Or Has BJP Clammed Up? | LinkedIn

EX-PM: Probe spying; BJP's Naqvi: Speculation! Gadkari: No gizmo found! Ha! This is a sick joke!

Would Greedy 1st World Leave Downed Malaysian Jet Victims Rest In Peace?...

All these days the entire world was painting Vlad Putin's face black over the downed Malaysian Jet. Now Russia too has backed the United Nat

Storm in PM Modi's tea cup? | LinkedIn

The chinks in the armour of PM Narendra Damodardas Modi are getting exposed. One such exposure is the Railway Budget of Sadananda Gowda. If

Maharashtra's Mahayuti Confusion? | LinkedIn

There is extreme confusion in the BJP-Shiv Sena Mahayuti - or grand alliance and a lot of misgivings within the ruling Maharashtra branch of

Square & Straight: To Be A Famous Journalist Or Not To Be?

By Lazy Fly The family accompanied me during this morning walk. The wife was in step on my right. The son Dirk ambled alongside my immediate

So, Who Is Responsible For the Losses Of Faces In India's Congress And T...

The Times of India’s periodical Filmfare has a famous column – for amateur movie critics – entitled Readers’ Don’t Digest. Continuity jumps

Automatically share your blog posts to Google+

Notifying your followers that you've published a new blog post not only gets the conversation going, it encourages them to reshare your cont

இனாமா சோறு வர்ற தட்டுல மண்ணள்ளிப் போடறியேடா, பாவி!

ஏம்பா எவனோ மவராசன் துண்ற தட்டுல சும்மாச் சோறு போடத் தயாராவறப்ப இனாமாச் சாப்பிட்டு நிம்மதியாத் தூங்க நான்க ரெடி! அத்தப்பத்திப் பேச நீ யார்ரா?

India Only Dishonours Its Women!

Last Friday, in these columns, I had slammed the gang-rape of the young Mumbai female photojournalist. The news bulletins say that all the 5

Sinister Pak Planning Behind Rupee Free-Fall, Mumbai Gang-Rape And Sindh...

Three major catastrophes have hit Mumbai – India’s financial capital. The ongoing never-ending calamity is the reduction in the value of the

Piss-Poor - A Term of Faulting Or Of Flattery?

I am in the horns of a dilemma. If I use the term piss-poor - would I be having fun at the expense of Dr Manmohan Singh or be actually flatt

The Defence Scandals' Dawns Are Brightening!

Agusta Westland chopper scandal is a mere tip of the other buried airborne defence coffins!

We The People Of India Are Petty Pawns In Politicians' Paws

Is there a sinister connection between the murder of a Tamil Dalit youth Ilavarasan and a sudden change in political alliances in Tamil Nadu

Asia's Global Faiths .... Used, Misused, Abused!

Among other things I had done in life, I had created a multiple outlet firm to serve the cause of what is generally known as Hinduism. I had