Slumdogs. White Tigers. Indians.

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While I was exchanging the latest gossips of our same-old-same-old life with a friend in U.S. over a Skype call, we steered over to the topic of how the movie 'Slumdog Millionare' and the book 'The White Tiger' have changed the Western mindset towards India. Suddenly from the country of Elephants, yoga, Kamasutra and snake

What is the purpose of your life?

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Last Sunday, as I was trotting towards the nearest bus stand with two of my friends as we hurried to catch up our show of  Transformers:Revenge of the fallen, we were halted in the middle of the road by three young chaps. They hailed from a Christian society and were very polite. One of them

When victim is the culprit

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If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality. - Bishop Desmond Tutu So when my eyes fell upon this news article

The Blame Game

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Oscar Wilde once said - What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing. People end up reminding me of that quote too often. On a dull cloudy Monday morning, during an official meeting, someone passed a blame. It was subtle. Well crafted. I snapped. It was

Fear

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                        p.s. This is (again) not an email forward. ;)

Randomizer : Eurovision, Dances with Wolves & IPod touch

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A few of my British colleagues introduced me to Eurovision  just before the semifinals started this year. I was quite surprised that I have never heard of this contest before. When something has been going on from the last 50 years, you are bound to hear about it sometime. My faith in my "already gone to

Have you ever…

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                p.s. NO. I did not get all this in a forwarded email.

Feminism, A and the Award

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Ages ago, I was tagged by Nita and Sulz and till now I have been shamelessly ignoring the tags. But the guilt is killing me and I must finish the task assigned to me. Keeping the melodrama aside, I'll start with Nita's tag. This is what she tagged me to write about. What does Feminism

Can I live please?

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I went to Barakhamba Road yesterday. I was standing at the exact place where the bomb blast happened last year. I moved my right ankle in a semi circle to displace the dirt on the road. Maybe I was trying to see if it was still red? I went there to meet my very old