While we all had happily laughed at the Americans for voting Trump to power and scoffed at the average American for being racist…we may as well hide our heads in shame now…as a ‘Yogi’ – No, not ‘Yogi Bear&rsqu .. Read More

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WHO'S YOUR TRIBE?

RASHMI OBEROI

It is true… Friends are the family we get to choose. Think about the worst time of your life. Now recall that one person who stood by you in this hour of crisis. It could either be a parent, sibling or close friend. There are more chances o... Read More

GOODBYE DEMOCRACY?

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Controversies are the norm these days and they seem to be unending. Our country has a heightened sense of intolerance about any expression these days and that reflects negatively on all of us as Indians. While there is a worrying pattern what is e... Read More

THE DYING ART OF CONVERSATION

RASHMI OBEROI

My ponderings over the last few weeks have led me to believe that the verbal conversation is dying. My fear is that that one day…in the not so distant future…all people will ever talk about is the weather or what they ate for lunch (... Read More

RELIVING OLD HAUNTS

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A recent trip to Bombay… Yes, for me it will always be Bombay and not Mumbai… Took me back to my college days and old haunts. Though we were solely there to participate in the ‘Mumbai Marathon’ I have to say that we did w... Read More

PARKING WOES? MUMBAIKARS INGENUITY TO THE RESCUE

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Difficult situations inspire ingenious solutions and we Indians are excellent at this. The saying: ‘Necessity is the Mother of Invention’ fits us perfectly. A recent trip to Mumbai has me blown away by the resourceful and shrewd method... Read More

WILL WE EVER LEARN TO RESPECT THE FALLEN SOLDIER?

RASHMI OBEROI

NEW DELHI: Our country celebrated its 68th Republic Day today to honour the Constitution of India as it came into force on the same day in the year 1950. The chief guest this year being Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin... Read More

MUMBAI CELEBRATES THE MARATHON SPIRIT: DREAM RUN FOR INDIA'S WAR WOUNDED

RASHMI OBEROI

Just back after participating in the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2017, my batteries are charged and that feeling of exhilaration will keep the spirits high for days to come even in this dull and dreary weather of Delhi.

Thou... Read More

THE GREAT BIG GARBAGE STINK

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NEW DELHI: I started the year with non-stop train journeys…and only one thing comes to my mind every time I gaze out of the windows… “Look at all that filth and garbage… Nothing has changed… So wh... Read More

A COUNTRY THAT CANNOT RESPECT WOMEN WILL NEVER PROGRESS

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A new year… A new beginning… New hopes and new dreams… But unfortunately, for women in this country, there was a terrifying and rude start to the year. Welcome to the 21st century where we still have men disrespecting women at... Read More

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A BABU...HELP!!

RASHMI OBEROI

This is my first-hand experience with the ‘Babu’ world and I wasn’t really surprised by the situation and outcome as this is what I expected it to be and this is how it works in various departments linked to the government. But n... Read More

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