Delhi is Bangalored :(

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

Globalization and local festivals and customs …

Today is an important day for many communities in India – Tamilians, Malayalees, Punjabis, Assamese and Bengalis all celebrate their New Year. Malayalees call it Vishu and there is specific food to be prepared, new clothes are bought and lights lit. Punjabis call is Baisakhi and its a way of saying thanks for a good … Read more

On the way to Amritsar …

If there is any doubt if India one day would be clean and train travel would be hassle free and enjoyable, please take the Swarn Shatabdi from New Delhi to Amritsar. The coach is spotless, the seats well appointed and everything works. Sitting right now in the Swarn Shatabdi on our way to Amritsar to … Read more