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Point Your Index Finger – Elections Are Here
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Point Your Index Finger – Elections Are Here

Sunday, April 28, 2019 @ 12:00 PM
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Election season is proudly here to tell us that we actually have choices! We are by the people, for the people and to the people. And we in India are more people – many more people than we can fit in – and that makes me proud. We are after all, one of the most […]

Mediocrity: A Hideous Plague
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Mediocrity: A Hideous Plague

Thursday, April 11, 2019 @ 01:29 PM
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The question of life: What / Who /How / Where do I want to be? Most intelligent intellectual souls ask themselves these questions routinely. The wise don’t fret but look for an answer. Some find it. Some live in denial or justification. Most don’t know why it’s important. Most don’t care. Some are taught that […]

Freedom To Empower – Leading from the Front
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Freedom To Empower – Leading from the Front

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 @ 11:51 AM
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With great freedom, comes great responsibility. This is an often repeated phrase that we tend to remember during apt occasions like Independence Day. We are usually reminded of our duties as citizens during such days when the national consciousness is at its peak. Yet, freedom is an everyday phenomenon for some people – and how! […]

Two Royal Weddings – And Here’s What I Learnt
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Two Royal Weddings – And Here’s What I Learnt

Thursday, May 31, 2018 @ 11:58 AM
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If you are scratching your head and wondering which was the second of the two royal weddings I have mentioned – well, duh, Prince Harry married erstwhile actress Meghan Markle too. The first of the royal weddings was of course, our very own Bollywood Ki Shaadi where Sonam Kapoor married long time beau Anand Ahuja […]

The Veere Di Wedding Trailer – Here’s My Take
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The Veere Di Wedding Trailer – Here’s My Take

Wednesday, May 02, 2018 @ 04:06 PM
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The long awaited Veere Di Wedding trailer is out. And it is winning the Internet and the world outside it, with its #notachickflick stance, that nevertheless has 4 girls in the middle of a wedding drama. So what did I think of it? Spoiler Alert: Not Much. And here’s why. I would like to tell […]

On Women’s Day – To my Mother
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On Women’s Day – To my Mother

Thursday, March 08, 2018 @ 09:53 AM
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Dear Mom, On Women’s Day, I have been bombarded with pretty messages crafted on a pink backdrop and articles on empowerment. I have been scrolling up and down my newsfeed and I have found much talk about how women are, and how they must continue to break those glass ceilings. It seems like Women’s Day is […]

The Story of the Indian Media
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The Story of the Indian Media

Thursday, March 01, 2018 @ 07:32 PM
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The Indian media covered the demise of actor Sridevi recently. Correction. The Indian media created a circus around a tragedy – as always. The sheer thoughtlessness with which the entire event was covered, showed the media at an all time low. From depicting the scene as it may have happened, by jumping in a bathtub, […]

Here’s why we will never Lose Sridevi
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Here’s why we will never Lose Sridevi

Thursday, March 01, 2018 @ 01:11 PM
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There were a number of ways in which I could have presented my take on Sridevi’s death. I could have spoken about the thoughtless way in which the media amplified all the “what ifs”. I could written about the outpouring of grief which found a physical manifestation in terms of the crowds thronging the streets […]

Ivanka’s India Trip and America’s New Start Up Visa
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Ivanka’s India Trip and America’s New Start Up Visa

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 @ 07:59 PM
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What do Ivanka’s India trip and America’s new start up visa have in common? The result of both was the same – unexpected. From the new to be Princess of the Royal corridors of Great Britain, to the existing Princess of America – the world saw plenty of dramatic feminist oriented narratives across the news […]

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Black Friday brought a special surprise for Shopify founder Tobias Lutke, as he was named Canada’s latest billionaire! While Jeff Bezos of Amazon became the first billionaire to hit the $100 Billion mark after Microsoft’s Bill Gates achieved a similar feat way back in 1999; Lutke reached a net worth of $1.1 Billion thanks to the […]