Caste, All Bar

When unmarried children in India reach ‘that’ age and the family is worried sick about getting them marriage, most are still averse to the idea of even considering someone from outside their community for their child. This absurdity continues in modern India where marriage is still the end-all of everything and caste is deemed an important…

Sexuality Gone Wrong

India’s Supreme Court’s judgement against the favour of homosexuality is really beyond my comprehension. They say it’s not natural. Okay, let’s humour them. If it’s not natural, shouldn’t they be empathetic towards these beings? By dissing it, is India showing intolerance towards ‘abnormal human behaviour?’ In that case, let’s jail retards, kleptomaniacs and eunuchs. No?…

Reviving India – Gathering Yesterday, Today

The young mind’s need to go beyond traditions is fed by a convenient curiosity. I have spoken to professionals for reasons to why India’s strongest forms of dance, textile and art are fading into history – This is the third of a three part blog.  Click here for part one.  Click here for part two. …

Reviving India – Setting Stage On A Limb

The young mind’s need to go beyond traditions is fed by a convenient curiosity. I have spoken to professionals for reasons to why India’s strongest forms of dance, textile and art are fading into history – This is the second of a three part blog. Click here for part 1.  Click here for part 3.…

Reviving India – Glad Rags In The Closet

The young mind’s need to go beyond traditions is fed by a convenient curiosity. I have spoken to professionals for reasons to why India’s strongest forms of dance, textile and art are fading into history – This is the first of a three part blog.  Click here for part 2. Click here for part 3.…

Food Porn

If I could marry food and have its babies, I would. But what is going on with all this Food Porn? It is rife amongst everybody from pre-teens to the almost-done-with-life. It’s like a disease that is eating into our lives like a foolish addiction. We don’t look at it as a menace on our social…

Football vs. Cricket – The Bigger Religion

I am not into sports, never have been. But if there is ever a big game on the tele, I am all up to grab a few beers and be entertained by the furore around me. For me, sports started and ended with cricket. It is a religion in India. And the only match for…