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Vikram Karve



Writing by Vikram Karve from Pune India



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Do Armed Forces Encourage “Marriage in Uniform” – especially for Lady Officers…?karve

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:56:07 +0000

Do the Defence Services encourage “Marriage in Uniform” – especially for Lady Officers…? Conversely: For Lady Officers – do the Defence Services discourage Marriage with Civilians…? Read this story and decide for yourself… STORY OF THE LADY NAVAL OFFICER WHO MARRIED A CIVILIAN A Fictional Spoof By Vikram Karve  Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and […](image)


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Stealing Affections – Double Standardskarve

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:09:18 +0000

Humor in Uniform  MILITARY RULES OF LOVE – or – DOUBLE STANDARDS A Fictional Spoof By Vikram Karve  Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2016/12/humor-in-uniform-love-rules.html STEALING AFFECTIONS – Story by VIKRAM KARVE It was an abrupt end to a promising career. In the morning – Horny was forced to put in his papers. […](image)


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The Dead Man and his Whiskykarve

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:13:55 +0000

THE DEAD MAN’S WHISKY Fiction Short Story By Vikram Karve  Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2017/02/the-dead-mans-whisky-fiction-short-story.html The Dead Man and his Whisky – Story by Vikram Karve Part 1 – THE DEAD BODY I looked at the dead body – at the dead man’s face. Even in death – […](image)


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Humor in Uniform – Military “Justice”karve

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:41:04 +0000

IS “MILITARY JUSTICE” AN OXYMORON…?  Musings of a Veteran A Spoof By Vikram Karve  Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2017/09/is-military-justice-oxymoron.html  CATCH-22 I am glad I read the classic war novel CATCH-22 before I joined the Navy. It made my life easier in the Navy – as Catch-22 helped me understand […](image)


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Ship’s Anniversary Party – Story of False Consensus and Abilene Paradoxkarve

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:10:26 +0000

Humor in Uniform  SHIP’S ANNIVERSARY PARTY – An Apocryphal Story by Vikram Karve FALSE CONSENSUS – ABILENE PARADOX A Fictional Spoof By Vikram Karve Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2017/07/humor-in-uniform-false-consensus-and.html FALSE CONSENSUS “The Ship’s Anniversary is next month – any ideas how we should celebrate it…?” the newly […](image)


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If you had to live your life again – will you still select the same profession…?karve

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:08:14 +0000

A youngster asked me a question on a forum: “Does anyone regret joining the Military…?”  I answered thus: Yes – you will regret joining the Military if you don’t have the requisite aptitude and attitude required for a military career. If you join the military without “due diligence” – you may be unhappy in the military – […](image)


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Why did you join the Navy…?karve

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:07:47 +0000

I was pleasantly surprised to receive a call from a Navy friend this evening – we were coursemates at the prestigious Naval Academy. I was delighted to hear his voice after a long time (we had last met 15 years ago in 2002 at Mumbai). We talked for a long time – about our Navy Days – about […](image)


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Story of a “Macho” Bully and “Namby-Pamby” Sissykarve

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:01:16 +0000

Humor in Uniform  On our ship – there was a “Macho” Bully – a “Sadist” – a senior Lieutenant – let’s call him Lieutenant “J”  And – there was an Effeminate “Sissy” – a docile “Namby-Pamby” – a junior Lieutenant – let’s call him Lieutenant “K”  Dear Reader – Here is their story – The Story of a “Macho” Bully and “Namby-Pamby” Sissy…  Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative […](image)


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Humor – Oily Navy – A “Memoir” from My Jamnagar Navy Dayskarve

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 09:48:33 +0000

Humor in Uniform  A “Memoir” from My Jamnagar Navy Days HOW THE “OILY” NAVY PUT ME ON A “SLIPPERY SLOPE” An Unforgettable Train Journey Hilarious Memories of My Delightful Navy Days A Fictional Spoof by Vikram Karve  Link to my original post in my Blog Academic and Creative Writing Journal Vikram Karve: http://karvediat.blogspot.in/2017/02/humor-in-uniform-how-oily-navy-put-me_42.html PREAMBLE This story happened around 37 […](image)


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Migration – Flock Theorykarve

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 09:33:36 +0000

WHY PEOPLE MIGRATE  Immigration is a contentious issue. Immigration can be legal and illegal. Yes – for a variety of reasons – people migrate to other countries – both legally and illegally. People migrate for multifarious reasons. In a nutshell – the various reasons for migration can be categorized into “Push Factors” and “Pull Factors”. Push Factors = Survival Migration “Push […](image)


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