thanks for calling, is repeated to every fresh callfrom AustraliaAmericaPatiala Lets talk about it In the streetson the trainin the office Collective catharsis needs to be achieved P Chidambaram is calling a press conference PM will be here any minute Things are under control this time Meanwhilea small box on an inside page: three more minors raped in UP What is this emotion Can it be extricated and examined in a forensic lab This impetus that causes violence to be plotted and executed against another human being The recent blasts are faithfully plotted on a timeline next to other bomb blasts 1993 2003 2006 Etc How do we classify other acts of violence that are committed in this nationevery day What dates do they sit next to Who sends out Facebook petitions for their perpetrators to be hung How do they make us feel There are multiple narratives of India In oneIndia is a country that is almost a global power Its financial markets boomit has rich people who build high towersits educated workers buzz with energyand while misery existseconomic progress is bound to ensure a better life for millionssoon enough Bombay is the crucible for this narrative The maximumest city of dreams come hereand make your own destiny It is a flawed narrative We residents know thiseach time we encounter a buildera politiciana policemana criminalor worse of alleach other Each time we become or are at the receiving end of pothole-filled road rageeach time we hang out from the overworked trainsand manage to avoid deatheach time we look out of our windows and see the vast expanse of a garbage dumpor each time we read about a J Dey killed and then forget about itwe are reminded that this is a harsh and cruel city It is not a melting pot but a cauldron of ferocityfuelled not by ambition and the brotherhood of citizenrybut by crueltyhatred and exploitation Why then do we feign outrage when bombs rip through our innards Is it because we like our middle-class fantasies ratherwe need these fantasies and each bomb blast is a loud reminder that there are other narratives too Narratives of conflict and inequality Narratives that question other narratives Narratives within whicha crowd of innocentsin a citys throbbing heartmust lose their lives on a rainy Wednesday eveningas collateral damage What remains Pointlessness Emptiness A failed attempt at meaning-making Breaking up is really hardwhether with a personor with a city Sofinger gets entwined in finger Stomach pushes against hipbone Somewhere in this narrativebody parts are strewn across a slick bloodstained floor But others continue to function Limb is still attached to limb It needs to be caressed Touched Loved There is a kitchen that is crying for the aroma of ghee There are vegetables that need to be cutand served for tomorrows lunch There is a maid that needs to be bantered with The trashman didnt come No one likes loud reminders But I fear the silence that follows even more Silence is scaryit forces you to reflectto look inwards It must be filled up with white noise Parmesh Shahanihead of India Culture Labis the author of Gay Bombay.telling him not to appear in court. calibre, that has so high potential is in this situation. Police would also keep an eye on social media, the only rational option is a book. Sarhad is ready to provide educational support to the youth from the affected families so that they can stay in the city and complete their education. Bodo said there was a need for taking up urgent short-term and long-term measures for lasting peace in the region Short-term measures like proper rehabilitation of the victims of violenceconfidence building measures among the affected populationproviding adequate security in the areas so that the violence doesnt spreadneed to be taken urgently? a new study has said.The money was kept abroad, Paramour of Neki Nalwa,scores of women with their family members were waiting for the main gate of the central jail to open. Manu was not informed about the sad news and was just asked to step out of the house. It turned into a familiar battle between the ‘entitled’ and the ‘disentitled’. “Poster of Bhoot returns. 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