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 serious it was till I went for my daily jog this morning:
There was a stranger standing inside the park and watching all the people as they walked or jogged by. He watched me disinterestedly as I finished my first round, looked a little more keenly when I did my second and then put a tick on a piece of paper when I finished my third.
"Who is that?" I asked the watchman as I started my fourth round.
"He is the taxman sir!"
"What's he doing here?"
"Collecting taxes!" said the watchman obviously wondering how I couldn't figure out such simplici...