Phalgunn

… And The Show Must Go On!

Originally published in Star of Mysore Gemini Circus in town, reads the posters around the city with a suffix, “Now with American and African Artistes.” Synonymous with circus in India, Gemini has fought every odd to remain in business since its maiden performance in 1951. Gone are those days when the arrival of a circus company was enough for a locality to burst into celebration. But these …

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A God Damn Connection Between Elections And Road Repairs In India!

A few days ago, heavy road construction machines started making a lot of noise near our home. It had been a long time since we heard such noises even though ours is a prime locality in our city. Asphalt is being laid and the “Drrrrrrr” sound of the asphalt mixers and other heavy machines boosting …

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