India made her tryst with destiny at the stroke of midnight on Aug 14th and our KVAFA gang made a similar tryst with a destination at the stroke of midnight on Aug 15th 2019 :). We had our second reunion in Delhi this day (Aug 16) last year. Ravindra sent the pictures from the reunion … Read more Same Day, Last Year
In the last two days we have been out in Delhi and Noida. We went by road and by metro. Sharing a few pictures that I clicked of interesting buildings, the traffic and the wonderful Qutub Minar. As I said to my friend Aneesha .. I cannot ever leave Delhi. You walk over 10000 years … Read more Delhi Pics ..
Disclaimer : Don’t let the title fool you. I remain a huge fan of Mr. Modi irrespective of what happens in any poll. For me he is the greatest Prime Minister India has known and will know in a long long time. Yes, Lal Bahadur Shastri ji didn’t get enough time in the role otherwise … Read more Glad that BJP lost Delhi
I absolutely love Delhi … it’s the only place in the whole wide world that feels like home. With all its problems, Delhi still tugs at my heart strings. It’s the only city I miss if we are away for too long. Besides the several thousand years of history that lies buried underneath, the other … Read more The Delhi Winter
On Dec 4th, we went to Daryaganj to see if Krishnan’s name can be rectified on the PAN card. We need to register ShikshaDaan on Darpan and for that Krishnan’s name isn’t getting added as Chief Functionary because his name is spelt differently on Aadhar and PAN. We were going on the Asaf Ali Marg … Read more Old Delhi ….
She became the Chief Minister of Delhi a few months after we landed here in 1997 and in 1999 while working with Clips, the one-stop office shop, I sold a study table to her for which payment was made promptly. She put an end to diesel/kerosene/whatever autos and the reckless Blue line buses and brought … Read more Q3 2019 – End of an era !!
The above pictures were sent by a school friend who is refusing to come to Delhi till these numbers come down and the following blog is written by another school friend of mine who doesn’t want to be named … I have good friends 🙂 1. Every year from end Oct to Nov, large plains … Read more Understanding Delhi’s SMOKE Season
I fished out an article by The Print (belongs to the famous chameleon fence sitter Shekhar Gupta) that is a report card on the Yugpurush CM of Delhi. The link to the article is – https://theprint.in/politics/kejriwals-report-card-how-delhis-aap-govt-fared-on-its-70-manifesto-promises-from-2015/288453/. I took two excerpts from this report card – I want the “masked” Delhiites and some of Kejriwal’s slowly “die-hard” … Read more The Mask is slipping Mr. Kejriwal
On Aug 28th, we were at the Delhi airport on our way to Hyderabad. We went to the lounge to eat our lunch after we had spent some time browsing the Hidesign store for a sling bag for me. I liked one bag from their recent collection but decided to buy it after eating lunch. … Read more Serendipity at Airports !