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Hello Hello Hello

Anybody’s in there? Just nod if you can hear me Is there anyone home? (Comfortably Numb, Pink Floyd) Hello people. Much water has flowed under the bridge since I last posted. I have been away from my blog so long … Continue reading

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Day 6: Last Book Read

I recently read Room by Emma Donoghue. I had read some pretty nice reviews of it, so  had been wanting to get my hands on it for a while. I loved Room. It’s a beautiful novel which must be read … Continue reading

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Because this has been sitting in my drafts…

…for far too long now, I feel compelled to post it — even though the issue has been discussed threadbare practically every night on TV all through the last month, and I cannot possibly have anything new or particularly insightful … Continue reading

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Food for Thought in The Lunchbox

In all of The Lunchbox, it is either cloudy or raining. The bleak Mumbai monsoon acts as a powerful metaphor for longing, dejection and gloom. Talking of rain, isn’t it fascinating how it can symbolize heady romance just as well … Continue reading

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Offensive Ads-1

I understand that advertisements have to be dramatic and eye-catching if they’re to serve any purpose but some ads clearly push the envelope too far. What do you think of this ad? Take a look. This ad makes me see … Continue reading

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Beggars, Speculators…and Housewives

I never miss Swaninathan Anklesaria Aiyar’s columns in the Times Of India. He knows the art of keeping it simple and avoiding jargon. His columns are relevant and well-argued. In fact,  Aiyer, Jug Suraiya and Bachi Karkaria are the reason … Continue reading

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“Who Amongst Us Has Not Followed A Girl!”

I wasn’t surprised so much by this challenge that Sharad Yadav, MP, threw to his colleagues in the parliament–after all, he has never really seen the need to be even seen as politically correct on issues related to women. He … Continue reading

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