Maujood ho na?

Rushing around catalysed by the rampant chase of time, humanity feels breathless at moments. As time slips out like sands from in-between our fingers, boredom slow-grips us, inter-lacing and coiling itself all around our being. Like nasty creepers climbing mossy walls, boredom too, latches on to us and refuses to let go. It’s powerful nevertheless…

“You fight like a girl!”

“You fight like a girl!” This is now more of a compliment than an insult thanks to our champion athletes. They not just made India proud by uniting it to pray for them. But these spirited women also paved the way for many aspiring young and old who have a dream and have been shunned…

The flavors of Kashmir

  Kashmir is not just a travelers paradise it is also a foodies nirvana. The flavours and the aroma of the food of Kashmir is so tantalizing that a Foodie will have Kashmir as one of its Food stops. The world will be indebted to Kashmir because of not just its pristine beauty filled with…

The silver lining of a nation’s hopes

​It has always been a drab sight when it comes to the medal tally in the Olympics, a case of Arsenal syndrome for a few athletes who went out there to give their best and ended up being fourth, the sight of the shiny round metal to be embellished on the neck has eluded since…

To Dipa

India has a population of 1.252 billion people. And all of these people have their expectations, needs, hopes. Every time there is an India versus Pakistan cricket match at Eden or an India versus Australia cricket match at Wankhede, we see a very thin slice of this population, channeling all they feel, seated in the…

Of Bamboo Pillar Rituals (“খুঁটি দিয়ে শুরু”)

Sunday looked impeccable in a way.The brilliant sun, with blue sky and cotton clouds helped to mark the 75th anniversary of Ballygunge Pally’s Durgotsav starting with the ‘Khnuti Pujo‘. During the time of our parents and grandparents ‘Khnuti Pujo‘ had a different meaning.  A very funny concept which was followed en masse. They say people…