From Shirdi to Tirumala, money buys you time with the gods. Money gets you to seek favours from them through special aartis that come in a menu like at a restaurant.
Atulya is a writer and satirist. His debut novel 'Amreekandesi - Masters of America' was published in 2013 and the next one is a political spoof out in early 2015. He writes a popular satire blog at amreekandesi.com and is often found wasting time on Twitter.
As if the shameful burden of having studied at an institute lesser than the hallowed Indian Institute of Technology wasn't already killing us, we've had to bear the ignominy of the screaming headlines in newspapers every other day for the last few weeks.
31/12/2014 8:06 AM IST
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