Sabad – A World Poetry Festival brings global poets to Delhi


The Sahitya Akademi in association with Ministry of Culture, Government of India has organized the Sabad – A World Poetry Festival (21-24 March 2014) to mark the celebrations of 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda and 100th year of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore’s receiving of  the Nobel Prize. “Verses which will be recited here celebrate theContinue reading “Sabad – A World Poetry Festival brings global poets to Delhi”

Mumbai skyline captured by Russian photographers


Mumbai, the financial capital of India, can be seen here from the perspective of two Russian Photographers. All the pictures are taken from a high point, capturing the city in the miniature style. Here only a few of Raskalov’s pictures are shared but you can also check out more pictures and high-resolution images on hisContinue reading “Mumbai skyline captured by Russian photographers”

The Rhythm – Weekly Photo Challenge


The picture was taken on a usual afternoon at my college (Centennial College, Toronto, Canada) when I was about to leave for volunteering at another event hosted by my CCPR colleagues for “Mukibaum Treatment Centres” and was sort of hurried and not gratifying to my artistic intuition. But still I guess what helped me whileContinue reading “The Rhythm – Weekly Photo Challenge”

Weekly Photo Challenge : Grand


The picture was taken after a rainy day in Delhi, India – explaining the overcast. The little presence of moon right in the middle of the picture was a highlight along with the stark contrast created between the dark sky and bright road with headlights beaming in the lower half of the picture. In short,Continue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge : Grand”

Karl Marx rejected Philosophy years ago for World Change


Following is one of the 11 theses that Karl Marx wrote as an Appendix to Engels’ Ludwig Feuerbach and the End of Classical German Philosophy, 1886. You can also read the other theses here. “The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point is to change it.” Source: Critical Theory

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh


Here is what I came up with for the Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh. Do share your response on the picture. “I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.” -James Baldwin