Loosely based on a survivor’s book it tells the story of a father who tries to keep his young son’s spirits up by pretending the concentration camp is just a game.
The final nail in Indigo’s proverbial coffin is the video of their ground staff manhandling a passenger, who had disembarked at the Delhi airport. After it became prime time news on TV, Indigo apologised and has taken action against the staff.
The sharp clamour of criticism
Age doesn’t make everyone weary
The power of the shared experience — through your harrowing story I see my own — has been profoundly cathartic
There are still some creations that soar above political ideologies
The shaky wisdom of a self-imposed exile
It’s not only English that matters
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 However, this isn’t just about an outdated notion of a dress code that nobody but the babus at these august institutions care for.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.
Sister Cyril claims herself to be a very practical human. She writes: "Look, I'm practical. Here we're all practical. A lot of foreigners go out to places like Eastern Bypass (in Kolkata), take one look at the living conditions and say, 'poor things, poor things'. I say, don't pity them, do something for them!"