27 January, 2021

Mixed Shots

Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there

Arham Om Talsania, seven, is the world’s youngest computer programmer. The Gujarati boy is a Guinness record-holder.
Mixed Shots

Poetic Justice

Take your freedom from the cage you are in; Till the trial is over, the state is reigned in.” Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat said in his lyrical order, summarising in verses the reasons for granting bail to Babu, a suspect held in a case related to communal violence in northeast Delhi in February. “The State proclaims; to have the cake and eat it too; The Court comes calling; before the cake is eaten, bake it too,” the judge wrote. Communal violence broke out in northeast Delhi after clashes between citizenship law supporters and protestors spiralled out of control, leaving at least 53 people dead and around 200 wounded.

Flying Granny

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