Category Archives: Culture

Teaching a lesson with broomstick

It was at dusk when Malamma started sweeping the floor in my aunt’s place and suddenly threw the broomstick aside and said, ‘Azaan (Muslim prayer call) is going on we should not sweep the floor now. And then I noticed … Continue reading

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Moral decay

Man, after going through all the chiselling process during the course of evolution and has emerged as a societal being having certain norms and conventional practices. Monogamy is one such byproduct and is largely accepted as ‘correct’ and places both … Continue reading

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2013- After apocalypse

The greatest grandmother of all the doom’s day movies, 2012 weaved such a spell on the audience that it left an elderly person sitting next to me sobbing at the end of the film. In the climax, after the usual … Continue reading

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It all starts from within…

I know its a boring one that I am writing and I don’t even know how I can make this interesting or humorous or curious piece of writing but its a very sensitive one for sure. I’m unable to find … Continue reading

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Devil’s Advocate – A Mumbaikar’s version

The first thing I’ve been doing the past few days is checking the news and blogs on various sources. Every day I get to see the word “Mumbai” used and abused by the media, the politicians and the new breed … Continue reading

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Treating monkey like a donkey proves fatal for owner:

Quite often, in our work life we have come across bosses taking advantage of employees in getting the job done that is outside of the job profile or extracting excess jobs from an employee. Most times, workers are obligated and … Continue reading

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My name is ‘clueless’

I couldn’t resist penning this piece down after watching the first (of many I am sure!) teaser of Karan Johar’s next release – ‘My name is Khan’. But before I begin my rant, let me just say one thing – … Continue reading

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w.r.t. Padma awards…

If one is craving for bragging rights and hoping to make the Padma list next year, it must be said that the bar has been raised. One stands a good chance if he has already bagged a Nobel or an … Continue reading

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Selling blessings in the God’s market!

In His name we fight, in His name we kill and then swear upon His name of not having committed any crime. For His love to be known by many names He divides us, playing a joke with the country’s … Continue reading

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Technovating India!

On January 26, 2010,  our Constitution completes 60 years of existence. Feel proud? Well, I do not though I am an Indian, a patriotic one. I am really quite bewildered how much has our constitution really changed in this span … Continue reading

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