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Watch Out for the Weirdos!

BY GUEST BLOGGER DEEPTI MENON Dante’s Inferno could not be more chaotic, I muse! Our car crawls along on a surface, choc-o-bloc with vehicles, bumper to bumper in four wavy lanes, originally meant to house two orderly lines, ‘orderly’ being a misnomer, of course! The signal glints red, and before it turns ochre, buses start […]

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Guest blogger Chitra Iyer pens her mind blog

My Friend The first thing you would notice about her is her hair. She had long, black, thick hair which would be nicely braided, folded and tied up with ribbons. I don’t remember when we became friends, but I do remember that I noticed her the first day of my class in this new school […]

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Guest blogger Ashwini Kamath writes

The Happy Rickshaw Driver “Please sit Madame”.  He just stopped the Rickshaw and the three of us got into the Rickshaw without knowing what to expect next. Those words and the inherent hospitality moved me a lot. More so because it came from a Rickshaw driver who are otherwise in my opinion not bothered about […]

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Guest blogger Arun John writes

Thinking… I was just thinking… Two years back when a student in the university, I used to withdraw 100 bucks from the atm whenever I wanted money. With that 100 rupees my whole day would run comfortably. I could have food at the campus food courts, do phone recharges and be happy. Now I withdraw […]

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Guest blogger Andaleeb Wajid writes

Fighting prejudices For a moment, I try to imagine what my life would have been like if my father had stayed in Vellore and not moved to Bangalore in 1980. It would have moved pretty much the same way I think. Getting married at 19. Having children by 20 and so on. But I doubt […]

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GUEST BLOGGER Rajnish Kumar writes…

Lessons from Mumbai Dabbawalas The story of Mumbai dabbawalas who deliver home cooked lunch to 2 lakh customers everyday on time every time has been an inspiring one and is much hyped since the management gurus discovered that there is more sense in their simple ways than there is in all management book combined. In […]