Leher Kala

Articles By Leher Kala

On the Loose: Cheers To That

A rapidly growing segment of the society is single. Finally, we can see them on TV .

On the Loose: Life Goals

The wedding party has very little to do with a marriage

When productivity alone is a measure of worth, rest becomes countercultural

There’s a reason that the ritual of an annual holiday found its way into our work lives and it can be traced back to Biblical times. Since the Middle Ages, the Church recognised cessation from work one day a week, as essential to mind, body and spirit.

On the Loose: Cross Purposes

Lessons in etiquette from those in the limelight

On the Loose: Then and Now

The 10-year challenge, more than anything, draws attention to how flawed the conversation around growing old really is.

On the Loose: Nothing Black and White

Two cricketers made us cringe. Don’t read more into it

Time’s Not Up

Where #MeToo infamy has no social consequences.After a PR disaster, it’s worth a shot to try and spin something around what Oscar Wilde once said, ‘every saint has a past and every sinner a future’.

On the loose: Women in uniform

In an interview, Army Chief Bipin Rawat has raised some questions like ---what happens to the children when their moms are posted to remote areas, and more pertinently, are we as a nation, ready to see women return in bodybags?

Yes Men

Shaktikanta Das, in his new position in the RBI will be surrounded by reliable economists. His challenge will be more about making sound ethical judgments (hopefully), while keeping the powers-that-be, happy. That’s an art in itself, learnt only from the university of hustle and experience.

On the Loose: Her, Again

False harassment claims are rare and should not be a priority

On the Loose: God’s Plan

When rules are not taken seriously by citizens, does it even make any sense to rely so heavily on citizen participation to create a just society?

On The Loose: Everyone’s a critic

The flying experience is a fast deteriorating one. Queues are longer, leg room shorter and unoccupied space, rarer than ever. Customer feedback will undoubtedly keep India’s airlines on their toes since they stand to lose revenue if their rankings go down.

#MeToo: Exit Clause

The biggest challenge for the MeToo movement is how to clearly identify authentic complaints, from those that lurk in the perpetual grey zone of what constitutes appropriate behaviour in such a disparate population.

Jean therapy: Spinning one’s own yarn is great but wearing it is quite another

Patanjali Paridhan is touted to be an “exclusive one-stop solution showroom”, selling everything from ethnic to formal wear, and more specifically, an original range of “swadeshi” denims.

On the Loose: Mind your Manners

Half the world’s problems would probably vanish the day people stopped dictating to other adults how they should live, and behave.

On the loose: Burning truth

How a choked city killed a beloved festival

Just Say Sorry

Offence is not always the best form of defence.

Netflix addiction: Press Pause

Entertaining ourselves to madness. Human beings are not machines. Binge watching isn’t wild debauchery. Of all the vices it’s possible to succumb to — drugs, alcohol, even copious amounts of food — Netflix is, by far the least problematic.

Men’s world

... the hashtag army is closing in on it

On the Loose: Life in the Slow Lane

Politicians are not that special.