neelwrites/blackbeauty/musings/non-fiction/29/05/2018

BLACK BEAUTY By Neel Anil Panicker Black is beautiful. Black is pure pearl__ossidified, solidified, petrified to perfection emerging after thousands of years of penance from the earth’s belly, hissing, glistening, and illuminating all of mankind with its sheer magical brilliance. Black is velvety, curling and embracing and reaching hidden chambers of your heart, unlocking secret … Continue reading neelwrites/blackbeauty/musings/non-fiction/29/05/2018

neelwrites/jinnah/editorial/kneelingdown/essay/07/05/2018

JINNAH WAHAAN; JEENA YAHAAN By Neel Anil Panicker Are we going Pakistan’s way? Are we becoming a mirror reflection of what Pakistan has become in recent years? By focusing our eyes, ears and all of our sensory perceptions on our next door neighbour are we in real danger of morphing into the monster that Pakistan … Continue reading neelwrites/jinnah/editorial/kneelingdown/essay/07/05/2018

neelwrites/examinationmania/CBSE/classten/essay/nonfiction/08/03/2018

  EXAMINATION MANIA HITS INDIA  By Neel Anil Panicker  Her’s a quick quiz. Which one month of the year is it when the blood pressure levels of parents with school going kids in India touch the roof? You guessed that correctly. It’s March but of course. March is that one interminably long month when it … Continue reading neelwrites/examinationmania/CBSE/classten/essay/nonfiction/08/03/2018

neelwrites/sridevi/windmills/FFfAW/28/02/2018

SRI DEVI: CHARACTER ASSASSINATION: INDIA’S FAVOURITE SPORT By Neel Anil Panicker There was none like her. She was non parallel. She was the queen of hearts. She set the screen on fire with her smouldering sensuality. She was head and shoulders above all. She was also a narcissist who had taken self obsession to the … Continue reading neelwrites/sridevi/windmills/FFfAW/28/02/2018

neelwrites/sridevi/remembrance/820words/26/02/2018

SRIDEVI- THE GIRL WHO ALMOST BOUGHT TOMORROW By Neel Anil Panicker All of us have a past, some a present too, but none of us are promised a tomorrow. It is also equally true that almost all of us have hacked their way through the past and strive hard in the present, harbouring hopes and … Continue reading neelwrites/sridevi/remembrance/820words/26/02/2018

neelwriites/worldoffallacies/criticalreasoning/hastygenarilization/16/02/2018

HOW TO SHARPEN YOUR CRITICAL REASONING SKILLS THE WORLD OF FALLACIES- #01 Hasty Generalization By Neel Anil Panicker Valentine’s Day is one big marketing scam orchestrated by money chasing marketers. Or, I know of a teenaged couple who was harassed last year during Valentine’s. I myself suffered the same. I believe Valentine’s Day should be … Continue reading neelwriites/worldoffallacies/criticalreasoning/hastygenarilization/16/02/2018

neelwrites/x-mas/non-fiction/25/12/2017

MERRY CHRISTMAS  BY NEEL ANIL PANICKER The merry season is upon us. Yes, you guessed it right__ Today is Christmas. Unfortunately the yuletide spirit has slightly soured, marred as it were by the loathsome activities of a few lumpen elements, at best grossly misguided, at worst mere thugs and criminals, masquerading as self appointed and … Continue reading neelwrites/x-mas/non-fiction/25/12/2017

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Hosted by the ever reliable, ever resourceful Reena at https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2017/10/27/reenas-exploration-challenge-week-10/   REBELS WITHOUT CAUSES By Neel Anil Panicker The other day while on my regular walk around the park I happened to bump into a septuagenarian, an ex-Armyman, one who I am privileged to occasionally chat with. As I sat down beside him in the corner … Continue reading neelwrites/

neelwrites/wintersareawinwin/nonfiction/myfavouriteseason/09/09/2017

WINTERS ARE ALWAYS A WIN-WIN By Neel Anil Panicker We all have our favourite  season of the year, don’t we? Winter is my favourite season. I have always loved the winters. For me the joy of winters begins much before the actual four month long winter season sets in.  There is that slight chill in … Continue reading neelwrites/wintersareawinwin/nonfiction/myfavouriteseason/09/09/2017

neelwrites/nonfiction/essay/350words/14/01/2017

WHO GIVES A CRAP?  WE DO.  By Neel Anil Panicker The other day I heard our PM Narendra Modi rolling up his sleeves and then after the customary ‘Mitron’ salutation, going forth to ridicule his bête noire and heir apparent to the Congress throne, Rahul Gandhi, even going to the extent of mimicking his speaking … Continue reading neelwrites/nonfiction/essay/350words/14/01/2017