The other day we had gone to buy groceries from one of the ‘Fresh’ outlets(of the Heitage group) in Chennai, located in Pallikaranai. We were there by about 8.30 am. Within few minutes of being inside, we started feeling stuffy and looked around to see if the air conditioners were switched on. They were not. … Read more Whose convenience….time to get back to basics
We had our ISB batch reunion in Chennai on the 20th and 21st. During the sharing session on the 21st one of my friends described a situation in his office and addressed his employees as “his girls”. Many of us got anxious thinking he meant his young daughters till he clarified saying these were two … Read more The words we use
I misread the #IntolerantIndia voices completely. It took an Aamir Khan’s wife Kiran Rao and Dileep Kumar, Ooops A. R. Rahman to bring me to my senses. Ofcourse India is intolerant and I will tell you how. What happened in the Bihar elections ? It wasn’t the victory of democracy as we have been led … Read more The true Mahagatbandhan – Intolerant India Brigade
Research says hugging is great for health.. Don’t believe me ? Read this article 7reasons why we should be giving more hugs. In the whole world today, there is one man who is an exception to this research :). You guessed it right, our dearly beloved Delhi CM, Arvind Kejriwal. One hug of his has sworn … Read more Aam to “khas” hug !
On Nov 20 and 21 our PGPMAX batch got together for our reunion no. 2. We had met at Goa last year and this year it was at Chennai. That two years after the program ended, we still had 32+ people meeting is awesome. The count would have gone up by another 5 to 7 people … Read more Sharing by the seashore …. Reunion no. 2
7.45 pm – It has been raining for an hour and it’s still raining. Beautiful weather. Yes, there is water everywhere and Kumarika’s apartment complex is a small island. But, guess what … The roads are clear. Traffic is moving and life goes on. We reached Chennai on the 20th instead of the 18th as … Read more #TheChennaiRains … Truth
Today morning as we were concluding our walk, we went to the main road in Dr. A S Rao Nagar to buy some fruits. The first fruit cart guy had bananas and they were my favourite variety – “Rasthali”. I asked him how much they were for and wanted six of them from one particular … Read more And he lost business !!
Just before we started on our trip this time, we went to Sanjay’s house for dinner. During the course of our conversation, Sanjay related an incident that happened at the OM Foundation school that he runs. He went to a classroom and found the waste bin overflowing. He asked the students why it was so … Read more The entitled Indian
Just on a lark I checked on the blog I had written last November, and surprise, surprise – I have written “From Chaiwala to Paid spectators – RIP CONgress” and it features the two protagonists who have shamed us yet again. I don’t want to waste time on Mani Shankar Aiyar…. His sublime “sneer” offends … Read more November does it to CONteam ..
Almost the entire month of September this year we celebrated our silver anniversary in Mongolia, and Ulaanbataar is the capital of Mongolia. Of this month in Mongolia, about eight to nine days were in the capital Ulaanbataar, at a very popular hostel by the name of Zaya Guest House. Zaya is the name of the … Read more Integrity – across the board !