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Sunday Herald articulations

Granny gets generation gap

Published on 03-Dec-2016

My six-year-old granddaughter, Simran, jumped into my bed on a cold winter night. "Nani, let us get cosy, cosy," she said...

Pleats go before a fall

Published on 03-Dec-2016

Every Gandhi Jayanti, two things invariably come back to my mind - one, to pay homage to the man who freed us from the imperial...

Earthly eroticism

Published on 03-Dec-2016
on display: Ornaments dating to pre-Columbian era;

It is scandalous." With a sheepish grin pasted on her porcelain skin, a woman in blue muttered as she hurried down the ramp...

Picking roses in December

Published on 26-Nov-2016

There are times when certain sights and sounds catch me unawares and with a sudden sweep, transport me into that vanished...

Courtesy conundrum

Published on 26-Nov-2016

I was meeting Balakrishna (Bala) after a long, long time. We were colleagues once, but he moved out for a better pasture...

Chronicler's corner

Published on 26-Nov-2016
frankly speaking Jeffrey Archer Photo by Kishor Kumar Bolar

It's 6 pm. He's just finished his lunch. He's now relishing his dessert of Crme Brle. I walk in. Like a true gentleman...

Bringing up the son

Published on 19-Nov-2016

There once was an ugly duckling. He stood mute and perplexed at every one of my entreaties to strive harder...

When it rains, it pours...

Published on 19-Nov-2016

We had two tickets for a Hindi movie on a Saturday night. As it started pouring, I could neither take my bike nor get...

All that's fare

Published on 19-Nov-2016
A Greek restaurant in Melbourne. Photo by author

Not an Indian restaurant! We want to eat local," we implored, walking down the graffiti-lined ACDC Lane, wondering just what ...

Ouch! (Un)dogged

Published on 12-Nov-2016

I did not want to reach home before 6 pm. I knew I was taking the escapist route, but I had no choice....

Photo Gallery
South Indian actress Priyamani poses infront of a replica of Rome's Trevi Fountain...

South Indian actress Priyamani poses infront of a replica of Rome's Trevi Fountain...

People take part in boat rally in Yamuna river to spread awareness about 'Namami Gange Project...

People take part in boat rally in Yamuna river to spread awareness about 'Namami Gange Project...

Delegates of the 6th Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process...

Delegates of the 6th Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process...

Dog lovers participated at the 38th & 39th All Breed Championship Dog Shows, organized by...

Dog lovers participated at the 38th & 39th All Breed Championship Dog Shows, organized by...

People take out a rally to protest against Union Carbide and Dow Chemicals on the 32nd anniversary..

People take out a rally to protest against Union Carbide and Dow Chemicals on the 32nd anniversary..

Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar performs during a concert in Chennai...

Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar performs during a concert in Chennai...

Bollywood actor John Abraham during the launch of Nissan GT-R, in Mumbai...

Bollywood actor John Abraham during the launch of Nissan GT-R, in Mumbai...

The sunset in Kalaburgi on Friday...

The sunset in Kalaburgi on Friday...

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech during their marriage with Hindu rituals in Goa...

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech during their marriage with Hindu rituals in Goa...

Protesters throwing stones on police and CRPF amid tear smoke during a clash after Friday...

Protesters throwing stones on police and CRPF amid tear smoke during a clash after Friday...

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