More than an iconic symbol of India… the Taj Mahal hotel, Mumbai.

Today, I can't help but recall New Yorkers' sentiments after the attacks on the twin towers of the World Trade Center, on 9/11. I just read Mr. Ratan Tata's condemnation of last night's terrorist attacks in Mumbai, targeting landmark buildings, including the flagship hotel of his Tata-run Indian Hotels - The Taj Mahal: "The terrible … Continue reading More than an iconic symbol of India… the Taj Mahal hotel, Mumbai.

Public reactions to the ongoing terrorist attacks on Mumbai…

The terrorist attacks on Mumbai yesterday, have made the headlines worldwide. I will quote some of the reactions of Mumbaiites (expressed at a personal level) in the last few hours since the attacks. While names of individuals are an insignificant issue, it is their sentiments, I think, that speak to the widely-spread, simmering-below-the-surface feelings expressed … Continue reading Public reactions to the ongoing terrorist attacks on Mumbai…

Terrorist attacks in South Mumbai today… serial bomb blasts & shootouts!

The Taj Mahal hotel near Gateway of India, and The Oberoi's Hotel at Nariman Point, in South Mumbai, have both been victims of terrorist attacks this evening.  V.T. Station aka CST, Gateway of India, and the popular 'yuppie', 'shippie' and 'firangi' hangout, Leopold's Cafe on Colaba Causeway have not been spared either. Anywhere from 25-80 … Continue reading Terrorist attacks in South Mumbai today… serial bomb blasts & shootouts!