Category Archives: indian humour

From Godliness to Worldiness and back in 15 Minutes!

As a rule, I don’t eavesdrop. As a rule, I am not judgmental. But this morning, I broke my rules! The First Round I was in the park, walking the well-trodden track around it, cogitating over the age-old question – … Continue reading

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The Great Indian Pothole through a Quirky Indian’s Lenses.

In the life of an Indian, a pothole isn’t just a hole in the road – it is a traditional concept that dreams are woven around. How? Read Pothole, Pothole, thank you for saving me! to appreciate the positive influence of potholes … Continue reading

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I and others of my kind are causing global warming and climate change!

The Accusation: I am sure you had no inkling that I was the culprit – that it was this despicable me who caused climate change; that I am the guy who’s responsible for the depletion of the ozone layer, the melting … Continue reading

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A Bollywood Movie for Civil Services Aspirants – Your GK will never be the same again!

I confess. I watched a movie on TV. I learned that a movie could be a learning experience too. Especially, a movie such as Players. This is a movie that every Civil Services Aspirant must watch, because it improves your … Continue reading

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Makeup-shakeup Beauty-sheauty – mentioning it is my duty!

Pristine beauty-sheauty hai bakwaas, yeh sab to hai ji makeup ka kamaal! Translation: Pristine beauty is nothing but hogwash; Makeup created this whole look, by God! Use the word pristine in a thirteen word story, she said, and I started … Continue reading

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker…When I played the Interplanetary Matchmaker!

Originally posted on Piyusha Vir:
For my new feature Spotlight, I’ve invited my favourite humor writer and friend Anand over to write the first one for Wandering Soul. Anand is an amazing humorist/caricaturist who blogs at Anand’s Parodies & Caricatures.…

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Mr. Goyal vs.Tornado the 190lb Dog – who would you choose?

Was there a time in my life when I chose the unpopular over the popular? Just one time? Ok, two?! Then you aren’t talking to me. I am drawn to the unpopular, and the attraction sometimes borders on the fatal. I … Continue reading

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An Interview with ‘Anandhotep’

Originally posted on Scribbles@Arpita:
It is a brand new year. And I have brand new interviews lined up on Scribbles@Arpita. Presenting before you all today is the ever so quirky Anand of Anand’s Parodies & Caricatures. Anand is a…

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New Year Resolutions of a Mad Indian Artist-Programmer!

Who says that only scientists can be mad. Nobody, hear, nobody can be madder than an Indian artist-programmer being pulled by his mom on one side and his wife on the other. Is it any wonder then that he has … Continue reading

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Read the 3rd issue of the QSM Magazine Online – Humor, Satire, and Parodies.

Start 2016 with a Truck-load of Quirky Snarky Malarkey! Read the new issue of the QSM Magazine Online. The Subscribers have already received their pdf copies in their mailboxes. If you are a subscriber and haven’t received yours yet, please check … Continue reading

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Mom’s VIP Suitcase leads us into Cold War – Anandhotep Mediates.

They are back, and along with them, Anandhotep, the rickety old mummy who masquerades as the editor of The QSM Magazine, is also back.  Mom and Dad arrived yesterday. Traveling light isn’t Mom’s forte, and while rest of the world has graduated … Continue reading

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Aamir Khan + Salman Khan vs. Anand

There was time when Aamir Khan and Salman Khan both struggled hard to become Anand, but they fell short of the exacting standards of my persona. I don’t talk about it because people often snicker behind my back when I do. They … Continue reading

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Arvind Kejriwal uses his IIT Math to Solve the Pollution Problem.

Anyone with any connection to Delhi must’ve heard this news. Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP Government has found a solution to Delhi’s pollution problem in the number theory. Cars with odd-numbered license plates will be allowed to grace the Delhi roads on odd dates and … Continue reading

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The Revenge of the ATM Monster!

Yesterday I met the ATM Machine Monster. We wouldn’t have met him, if it wasn’t for wifey’s set of cushion-covers! A couple of months ago, wifey bought a set of cushion-covers of an odd size. She’s been trying to buy cushions … Continue reading

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Part 2 of “Twitter gets a heart – Chandraketu loses his!”

This post continues the story of Chandraketu and his bubbly, bouncy heart. Read the first part here. The next morning, Chandraketu reached his tuition-class with a card that had a single rose on it. He had literally poured his heart … Continue reading

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Twitter gets a heart – Chandraketu loses his!

Twitter has dropped that rusty old star that we’d click to indicate that we liked a tweet. It has now replaced that antique with a bouncy, bubbly, belly-dancing red heart. While I personally prefer a heart to a star, in … Continue reading

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A Gray on my Head for each Blogging Decision I make!

Ever since I began to blog, the gray on my head has been expanding at a rather alarming rate. If this continues, before long I’d have a sparkling white thatch sitting atop a youngish face, and this catastrophe would’ve been brought … Continue reading

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Anandhotep Demands New Bandages as he Returns to work on The QSM Magazine!

I’m back to being the buggy-eyed, stubble-chined Anandhotep that you love and wifey despises. I haven’t shaved nor bathed in the last two days, and the dog is beginning to make faces when she’s around me. The geyser in the … Continue reading

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“Express Yourself”, she said; but when I did, she Gagged me!

When I was little and when I wasn’t the mummified and bandaged Anandhotep, Mom would bring me crayons and drawing sheets and say, “Express yourself!” Now when I draw, paint, and express myself, Mom rolls her eyes and says, “time na khoti kar, puttar!” (Don’t … Continue reading

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I am a Pressure-cooker!

The dazzlingly obvious fact that I am a Pressure-cooker, a fact I was totally oblivious to, has just made itself known to me through a blogger friend Kelly.  “I can imagine, Anand, that if you didn’t write, you might explode … Continue reading

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