Dawn of 2009… talk of Mumbai’s resilience, and…

Talk of perspectives. A couple of days back I referred to NYC - America's resilient city, comparing it to Mumbai - India's version of NYC. In my posting are references to a common man's dispirited view-point of life in Mumbai today. Today, The New York Times has published Joe Nocera's account of his journey to … Continue reading Dawn of 2009… talk of Mumbai’s resilience, and…

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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!