On Friday we were criss crossing the Delhi Cantt area and found this “jhuggi” or “tent” colony right next to one of the MES offices. It worries me that such temporary dwelling has come up inside a cantonment area, because of security reasons. The next point is, this will soon become a “regular” settlement. The … Read more Prime candidate for “regularising”?
Yesterday Krishnan had to be in Bangalore to conduct a training session. He left by an early morning 6.20 am flight, so I went to drop him at the T3 airport. The distance from our place to the airport is about 18 kms and without traffic that takes about 30 minutes and during peak hours … Read more Airport in 20 minutes ..
We went to Bangalore on the 24th of May for a three day visit, largely to do ShikshaDaan’s work and to meet our Mango boys. (The Mango boys are back!). The first change that happened was we were to leave on the 23rd of May but for some strange reason we shifted it back by … Read more When things change every minute…
We met them first in 2013 when we were in Bangalore and since then, they have become fast friends of ours. Every year when the Mango season begins, and they setup their stall, I get a call from them asking me when we are coming over. Read about them here – The Mango people. We never managed … Read more The Mango boys are back!
Every time there is a New Year party or any other kind of celebration or any large gathering in Delhi NCR or around Delhi, there are always reports of some incidents of molestation and then there are talk shows and everyone gabs about how Delhi is unsafe for women… and yeah, the “Whine”-king of the … Read more Delhi is Bangalored 🙁
I recall that a couple of years back there was a lot of noise on social media and television about the use of the word ‘mango people’ by certain quarters. I searched on Google for the words and one meaning that I got was that it refers to ‘common people’. But the mango people that … Read more The mango people
We moved out of Bangalore on the 3rd of April …. And this post will surprise a few people who thought I won’t miss a thing in Bangalore ! Yes, it was difficult for me to adjust to living in Bangalore. I love Delhi and Gurgaon … Just walking over 10000 years of history is … Read more Leaving Bangalore … Coming home
Today morning I left home around 7.10 am and at 7.40 am I was signing the duty sheet of the driver at the Bangalore airport. A distance of 37 kms done in 30 mins. If the road between Richards Park and the Mekhri circle had been a road and not a series of potholes, we … Read more The fastest ride to an airport
My debit card was to be renewed. When I got the first message that the card had been dispatched, I told Krishnan and mom to expect it soon at home, since I had updated the Bangalore address, wrong assumption. The bank account aligned to the card still had my Pizza Corner address as the office … Read more Phew !! Finally it arrived
On Friday, (the 13th) I attended the introductory session for PGPMAX in Bangalore. I went early as always and sat through the session as Sanjay explained the benefits and the differences between PGPMAX and other exec MBA programs. While we waited for the participants to gather, the AV had pictures of my classmates from 2011, … Read more Re-introduction to PGPMAX