Amit Varma is a writer based in Mumbai. He worked in journalism for over a decade, and won the Bastiat Prize for Journalism in 2007. His bestselling novel, My Friend Sancho, was published in 2009. He is best known for his blog, India Uncut. His current project is a non-fiction book about the lack of personal and economic freedoms in post-Independence India.
Villagers at a wedding in eastern India decided the groom had arrived too drunk to get married, and so the bride married the groom’s more sober brother instead, police said Monday.
Scott Adams wants to know “if the bride is hideous.” Does it matter when you’re drunk?
I can actually imagine the Reuters reporter asking the police that. Guess what they’d probably reply.
(Adams link via email from Gaurav Mishra.)
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