Garbage Tales From New Delhi

Garbage New Delhi

Swachh Bharat 2.0 should be about Waste Segregation at source. That is the only way we can resolve the issue of growing garbage mountains.

Protests are fine, Filth isn’t

While flipping news channels to gather some headlines, I paused on the India Today channel because they were showing how Delhi police and para military forces were clearing up the Shaheen Bagh area. Shaheen Bagh had gained fame or notoriety depending on whether you agreed or disagreed with them, during the anti-CAA protests and the … Read more

Garbage Molehills become Mountains !

In October I had a speaking session in Sarita Vihar and took the Gurgaon-Faridabad Pahadi road that connects to Delhi near the Manav Rachna University. I didn’t notice anything very different on the road that we have cycled several times during 2009-10. I fondly recollected our first ride with the PedalYatri group to Mangar and … Read more

Two Train Journeys and The Changing Indian Railways

For many people, the best thing that came from the colonial rule was the Indian Railways. Unfortunately I don’t think the colonial rule did anything good because it fundamentally made us believe that our culture and traditions were inferior. The railways would have anyway come to India at some point in time, it didn’t need … Read more

Kumbh 2019 – Hope, Pride and all things Spiritual

On Feb 7th, we visited the Kumbh mela at Prayagraj ….one of the items on my list of 50 for this year and our bucket list. The visit happened because Vandana’s friends were visiting on these dates and we immediately did the booking. We are so glad that we did visit the Kumbh because it … Read more