May 2021

A good year to live in and a good year to die in

A year of infamy and shame

The Politicians riding high

Playing merchants of death

Telling you “Don’t ask what your country can do for you?”

We’ll mock you and shock you and we’ll put it…


ये मुस्कराते मुखोटों की दुनिया
फेसबुक, ट्विटर, इंस्टाग्राम, वाट्स अप्प, टिक टोक, स्नैपचैट
पीइंटरेस्ट, लिंक्ड इन, तमब्लर की ऑनलाइन दुनिया
ये लाइक्स, यह कमैंट्स, यह फोल्लोवेर्स की दुनिया,
यह शेयरिंग विथाउट केयरिंग की दुनिया
लिपे पुते चेहरों, ये शौहरत के भूखे इंसानों की दुनिया,
पहचानने की कम, उघाड़ने की ज़्यादा, यह दुनिया अगर मिल भी…


Bums on a saddle

Put your bums on a saddle

Leave your imagination behind

Get ready for a demanding, exacting, taxing, stimulating experience

Be an eager rider

Motivated, powerful and consummate

Be ready for the unforeseen, the unpredictable and the unreckonable

No red carpet, no welcome, no warm hugs

Feel…


“There are not seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.” — Walt Streightiff

When a writer’s prose goes flat and he can’t figure out what the protagonist will do, it is time for him to pack up. During the Corona Virus pandemic…


“Writing fiction is the act of weaving a series of lies to arrive at a greater truth.” — Khaled Hosseini

The moment is vivid in my mind. As I move from the Charles Bridge over the Vltava River in Prague towards the old town, I notice a crowd of tourists…


November 2014

In the biblical story, when the Israelis send the puny David to fight the giant Philistine Goliath with stones and a sling, the latter thinks it is a joke. David pulls out a stone, puts it into his sling and shoots at Goliath who falls to the ground…


ज़िन्दगी तोः है उधार की

यह ज़िन्दगी तोः है उधार की

ना जाने किसकी है और किसकी हो जाये

कभी ललचाये और कभी यूँ ही मुफ्त में आपकी हो जाए

रोज़ नयी और रोज़ वही पुरानी

यह ज़िन्दगी तोः है उधार की

कभी यूँ ही निकल जाये और कभी काटी…


“No man ever steps in the same river, for it is not the same river and he’s not the same man.” -Heraclitus.

Henry Ford once said, “A customer can have a car painted in any colour as long as it’s black.” It is a persuasive argument. Henry Ford did not…


“Never wrestle with a pig. You get dirty and the pig enjoys it.” — George Bernard Shaw

Human greed, money and humour seem to have an interminable connection. Humour mends the brokenness of a dispirited world. It inspires the best in writers. I have never written humour before. I can…


“The path (of life ) is narrow and difficult to tread, narrow as the edge of a razor.”- The Upanishad

After reading Cockroach 3–5, many readers wrote back to me. They complained that I had forgotten about Veronica of Cockroach 1–2. I had only followed her present. They enjoyed it…

Sumeet Suman Singhal

I am a blogger and writer from New Delhi, India. I am interested in the quirkiness of human behaviour . “You have to understand first and win later!“

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