If you are to the manor born, own it
We’re constantly disseminating trivia on Facebook and Twitter that, somehow, has created the dangerous illusion that we can comprehend everything, no matter how out of our area of understanding it might be.
The mystic will never entirely vanish
When predators are just an app away
Except, for a generation that has notoriously short attention spans, one has to wonder if 56 minutes also isn’t 20 minutes too long to hold forth, even for one of the most enigmatic leaders of the world
Art is not just for art’s sake.
The grass may be getting greener, this side
In the sharing economy, the discomfort around splitting bills is much less
In this city, the Delhi Gymkhana Club and the Golf Club are still valiantly clinging on to their identity, of being the last bastions of old-world charm and propriety. However, this isn’t just about an outdated notion of a dress code that nobody but the babus at these august institutions care for.
Life in India is tough enough. At least we can count on the staggering intellectuals who have written this gem of a booklet to give us a few laughs. It’s not worth wasting newsprint rubbishing the Ayush Ministry’s laughably unscientific theories for pregnant women since you don’t need to be a doctor to gauge its ludicrousness.
Unisex uniforms are the way forward to prevent charges of vulgarity.
Almost nobody I know fights in person anymore. Colleagues disagree on e-mail. Spouses express themselves with curt texts.
Eating saturated fats to stay thin.
Shabana Azmi’s photograph from over four decades ago shows how fundamentally the film festival has changed.
New age TV shows shock, and start a conversation on uncomfortable issues.
Don’t knock the couch conversations
You can judge a book by its author
For women, divorce continues to be a raw deal.
It’s morbidly hilarious, reminiscent of an apocalypse story set in an alternate universe where a mute electorate falls for whatever nonsense is fed to them.
The issue of absence from Rajya Sabha has been reported several times, notably four months ago, when only 23 MPs showed up when a minimum of 25 out of 245 members are required to start proceedings.
Finding your happy place.
Thousands of couples in India are seeking divorce for the simplest and best of reasons, that they no longer like each other.
...but when it comes to harassment, a man’s word doesn’t count for much.
The case for extravagant weddings.
Small solutions for the apocalyptic atmosphere
Beyond a point, we, the credit card swiping and cheque book toting lot, cannot possibly understand the trauma of the withdrawal of high denomination notes for vast swathes of India’s population
Delhi, particularly, has among the deadliest roads in the world, both, for pedestrians and vehicle owners.
Quoting Meryl Streep as a role model for India’s mute film industry is glossing over what exactly happens when Indians of stature engage in political discourse.
Gratuities should be mandatory.
Parents want their daughters to be safe rather than defiant poster girls for gender parity. If that means curbing a few freedoms, so be it.
Much laddu about nothing.
The Indian school syllabus may be boring but it teaches life skills
All stories need to be told, not just politically correct ones
The party’s over. Stay home.
Find something else on First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS)
One can only wonder why Rafi’s kids would bother about one random line in a panned film considering their father’s legion of followers, who seek out that very weepiness in his tone.