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Bob's Banter by Robert Clements Colonial Sedition and Democracy..!

NEW DELHI, July 19 -- Even as I hear the Supreme Court calling sedition, a 'colonial' law, I also hear that a hundred farmers have been slapped with the same 'colonial' law for protesting! I agree, no... Read More


Bob's Banter by Robert Clements Stan' Tall for Stan'..!

NEW DELHI, July 12 -- One of the saddest pictures I've seen in recent times, is the back of a young girl in jeans, head bowed down, weeping over the sliced trunk of an axed tree, her arms holding it t... Read More


Bob's Banter by Robert Clements WhatsApp Terrorism

NEW DELHI, July 5 -- They all schooled together, grew up as one, spun tops, flew kites, played marbles, and in the playgrounds of school, followed more sophisticated sports like cricket, hockey, footb... Read More


Bob's Banter by Robert Clements Old and New World Competition..!

NEW DELHI, June 28 -- It wasn't too many years ago, every time the word 'computers' was mentioned, government employees would go on strike. Millions of man hours were wasted as clerks continued to pai... Read More


Bob's Banter by Robert Clements Enid Blyton and Kipling..!

NEW DELHI, June 21 -- Racists! That's what the two have been branded as! Two writers, Enid Blyton and Rudyard Kipling, who shaped our formative years, both in reading and in the unleashing of childhoo... Read More


Bob's Banter by Robert Clements New Taxes and Tax Savings..!

NEW DELHI, June 14 -- With the state of the economy plummeting, and money needed to handle the running of the country, rumour has it that everything under the sun would be taxed, but I didn't know how... Read More


Bob's Banter by Robert Clements Go Back Waves, Go Back..!

NEW DELHI, June 7 -- And as the second wave that mercilessly killed thousands in the country, exhausted the logs of wood in crematoriums, had bodies lying in queue, like they'd never done when alive, ... Read More


Bob's Banter by Robert Clements Being UnIndian..!

NEW DELHI, May 31 -- With patriotism being questioned, sedition being defined and slogans being the criteria for motherland loyalty, we may have a confused people in the country: My daughter, who stan... Read More


Bob's Banter by Robert Clements Punctured Lifeboats..!

NEW DELHI, May 24 -- Filled with horror I read about the twenty-seven ONGC employees who died and fifty-three missing, when their barge sank during Cyclone Tauktae's tryst with the west coast of India... Read More


Bob's Banter by Robert Clements Second Dose of Milk-Powder..!

NEW DELHI, May 17 -- In a little village somewhere in the country, the village headman and the assistant headman listened to the huge commotion outside their hut, "The people are angry," whispered the... Read More