Who uproots herself to collect raindrops in the basins of her collarbone? Who? Why? I wanted to. Maybe because I was a desert in my past life, my heart aching for the rain that never drenched my brown body. Or, an underfed river that yearned to be more Rubenesque. Maybe a farmer whose mind was occupied by an endless dream of a drizzle. I’d go anywhere for rain. Rain and I are ancient lovers.
This is from an outlandish piece published on MoneyControl that went instantly viral for all the wrong reasons. Think of it as the literary equivalent of a movie that is soooo bad it’s good. We laughed all the way through. We hope you will too… because it’s Friday. And thank god for that!
Farm proposal gets a big thumbs down
The TLDR: The government proposed, and the farmers disposed. Their answer: a big fat no to the Centre’s first and most significant concession—to suspend the farm laws for 18 months. This means the head-on collision over the proposed tractor rally on Republic Day remains a real possibility. An unexpected wrinkle: some experts say that suspending the farm laws may not be feasible under constitutional procedure.
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