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

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 curious case of Love and Sex

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While I was watching "The Curious case of Benjamin Button", there was something which amused me. Its not as if the movie seeded the thought in my mind, but yes, it did fanned it. I have discussed it with a lot of people since then, and the answers I got amused me more. No, I

Kalyug’s Ram Sena

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Ramayana depicts Ram Sena as an army of monkeys who helped Sri Ram to build a bridge to Sri Lanka and saved Sita from the clutches of Ravan. In Kalyug, Ram Sena means a bunch of illiterate, unemployed and brainwashed monkeys who beat up and molest girls just because, according to them, the girls are

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to lose a guy

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A friend of mine who is a dab hand at talking non stop about the evils of arranged marriages once asked me - "How will you know a girl in a ten minutes meeting? Look at me. If a guy comes to see me, will he ever come to know in those ten minutes that

Delhi Bomb Blasts – A pigeon’s view

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Hi. My name is Sherley. I am a pigeon and I have been born and brought up in a place called Delhi. I can speak and read English, just like Dory in Finding Nemo. I have known Amit from the last two months. I come to eat grains on his terrace where his mom put

The Indian Olympic Medal Dream

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Humans have a very peculiar habit of jumping into two things - Beds and Conclusions. Although this post has nothing to do with the former tendency but the latter is quite flustering specially when it comes from sane earthlings. Every Olympic ends up brimming the hopes of all the Indians to the hilt. Funnily it