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Love of the Land

“It will come to you, this love of the land. There’s no gettin’ away from it if you’re Irish.” – Gerald O’Hara in Gone with the Wind My friends and I went out to watch Kamal Haasan’s Vishwaroopam yesterday. While

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Why So Many Rapes?

Why So Many Rapes? India treats its women like crap. Click the above link to see why I’m saying this. If you want to differ, you may well want to explain or justify these comments by our elected representatives, and

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How Many Rapes are Too Many, Mr. President?

Sir, I’m writing this to you to let you know what millions of women like me are feeling and thinking. I’m 29 years old, married, and I work in an MNC in Pune. I’m writing to you to voice my

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When I was in college, malls were only beginning to sprout in and around the city of Kolkata, and things were very different from now. At that time we could simply walk into a mall without being frisked or having

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My Grandfather’s Suitcase

Recently, I went on a whirlwind trip to see my ailing parents. Once there, I heard that my aunt, who lives alone since my uncle passed away, is unwell too. I dropped by to see her with some sundry stuff

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