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- Photography Times: Indian Idols - Live in Concert
The Indian Idol 5 winner, runner-up and finalist in a live concert.
- In Step or Out?
They are different as night and day in everything else, but in this one attitude they could be Siamese twins.
- Delhi Belly For Beginners
Last night I dreamt that Delhi got a new bookstore in Mahipalpur!
- Sense And Sensibility _ Are We Losing It?
It is high time we realize that we are not differentiated by our religion, language, political boundary, faith but are united by the single thread
- Photo Essay: A Twilight Walk in the City of London
How the City of London looks at twilight
- Photo Stream: Cat on the Prowl
So I am a bit jaundiced towards them, never mind the fact that I am a dog person.
- Eat, Pray And Shit The Indian Way
We live in times of quiet desperation and yet find reasons to laugh. That's what India is all about.
- Poessay: Upset Stomach: Discordance, Disconnect and Dichotomy
when the current died the stillness could be cut with stares (and forks)
- Movie Review: Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai
The film conforms to the genre, being simultaneously a 70s-style crime thriller and a chronicle of an inflating hypercity.
- Photo Essay: Church of St. Stephens, Rochester Row
A curious little church tucked away into one of the small lanes of London
- Theatre Review: Dancing on Glass - a Poignant Play
One of the finest dark comedies I have seen, nay experienced.
- Indians Are The Best Multi-Taskers
Just add multi tasking as an event and then see the Gold Rush.
- Which Bandh Was it - Bharat, India Or Hindustan?
Keeping aside the name of the Bandh or the minor suffering I had to go through, I do have my own set of perceptions for
- Falling in Love
I wanted her to see how one could fall in love.
More than 77% of our country's population lives on less than 20 Rs per day. This is not any...
- Fiction: The Morning After
Survival first is the metropolitan mantra.
- The Kulfiwallah
The Kulfi tastes slightly salty, creamy and milky cold with bits of cardamom.
- Photo Essay: The Mouse Ran Up The Clock In The Horological Museum
A Horological Museum in London
- Fiction: The Park
A park separates them.
- Chaotic Bangalore Roads, Jackass Drivers, Inept Governments
Who in their right minds digs up roads just when the monsoon season starts?
- Photo Essay: Michelangelo's Dream at the Courtland Gallery, London
A photo essay on Michaelangelo's drawings in the Dream series.
- Photo Essay: London on a Rainy Day, Buildings and Sights
Some views of the buildings in London on a rainy day
- The SmartyPants Fetish
Have you ever asked a guy why he prefers blondes? Does anyone seek to understand the various fetishes and quirks that different men find appealing?
- If Work Is God, Who Are Your Colleagues
Work was not about the fancy office, the cabin in the corner or an impressive visiting card.
- The Commonwealth Games Have Wrecked Delhi
The Construction activity for the Games makes the whole traffic situation a huge mess
- Pint-Sized Shysters
People don't wake up one fine day and decide they will be obnoxious.
- Book Review: 10 Easy Walks in Old Delhi
The best way to know and say Hello to a city is walking around.
- Alone, White, and Female in India
What's the right advice for a young white woman travelling alone in India?
- Photography Times: Silhouetted Seagull
Sunrise and sunset are probably the favorite times of the day for any photographer.
- Mumbai - The Core of India
It is the same democracy which allowed Bapu to fast and churn a nation and more.
- Spring-ing a Surprise
Confronted with a pile from my latest indiscretions, I make yet another “no more shopping, I have enough” resolution.
- Lahore: Rants and Raves Unrelenting
If I could sum up Lahore I'll do it like everyone else does - this city doesn't sleep.
- Fiction: Bitter Coffee
She preferred espresso shots but he couldn't stand their acrid taste.
- Twitter Fiction: Twocial Etiquette
“Social boo-boo, telling someone you don’t follow them on Twitter.”
- From Ashes
"It’s that madness, that raw energy that used to make one want to read."
- The Children of India: A Volunteer Travel Experience
I became involved with a nonprofit based in Austin called The Miracle Foundation, which manages orphanages in India.
- Movie Review: My Name is Khan
The movie is very unkaranjoharly, and the most striking aspect is the simplicity of the story and its fluid narrative.
- Travel Review: Louisville, Kentucky - Bourbon, Ali, & Sluggers
There is much more ground to be covered and bourbons to be drunk.
- India: An Ode to Hyderabad
Bullock carts jostle with cars for space on the congested roads; people hang out of buses or face being crushed inside; yet there is space.
- Photography Times: Corpus Christi at Night
The most difficult part of nighttime photography is to determine how much illumination you want to see in your photos.
- Shooting At University Of Alabama and The State of Affairs In Academic Research
Frustrations are forever mounting in the academic research setting with no real outlet.
- The Blizzard of 2010
After 1-2 days being stuck inside stops being quaint and starts being just plain annoying.
- Oh Calcutta!
I love Calcutta, I do. But more than four days there, and I'm yearning to get away from all the questions.
- Book Review: Delhi by Khushwant Singh
Delhi by someone who has spent his life in Delhi but has only a bedside view of it.
- Photo Essay: A Quiet Stream Flowing Through Snow
A photo essay of a small stream in London
- Concert Review: Dischordian + Gillian Grassi - Cafe Goa
The neighbors are complaining. You wouldn’t think an acoustic band could make much noise. But apparently we can.
- A Desi Guy's First Days in Uncle Sam's Land
At times, it seems I just came a day ago, and at times it seems ages have passed!
- Fiction: Rockstar
I’ve just discovered a kink in my sexual make-up.
- Life Lessons From an Autowallah
After all this time in India, my greatest takeaway was not found in the advertising firm I'm working at, but plucked off the dusty streets
- Haagen-Dazs Not Allowed in India
This is a sensitive issue for Indians and a reminder of the Raj when Indians and dogs weren't allowed into clubs & other 'white' places
- Should The Girl Ask The Guy Out?
Being the woman taking charge means one is playing an unusual role and there’s ample scope to be misunderstood