Thoughts on Janata Curfew

Late last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered what can only be described as a statesmanlike address to the nation … More

Mrs Mo.

This story is written as part of the “Once…At School” contest on Tell-A-Tale – Bringing together stories and storytellers to create … More


 Disclaimer: There is no chronological order to read these entries. They are independent of each other and not necessarily in … More


Background: The intention is to read and review 50 books this year. While the original is a 100 book pact, … More

Pareidolia: Part 1

 On the night of the 23rd of December 1982, a police control room in southern India received a distress call … More

By The People

The response to Kerala’s worst natural disaster in a century has shown us (again) that citizens mobilize widely and rapidly when called on. So why doesn’t government take advantage of that more often?

The Other India

I. Can we move beyond outrage? On the 17th of December 2012, India’s capital New Delhi woke up to news … More

The Nation Wants to Know

A farrago of exasperated thoughts and disconnected rants about the enervating persona that is Arnab Goswami. (Originally published on my … More