My spot in Pune

Yesterday I visited this quaint place in Pune. A mere 15 minutes away from the campus, it is a place I can truly imagine myself spending many a days at. Named Pagdandi, this place is perfect to settle down with a cup of tea, some light snack or just an ice tea and read to … Continue reading My spot in Pune


Each their own

Ritu arrives at work at her regular time of 8am. She meets Arnav, her immediate boss. Ritu: "Hi Arnav. The report you sought is ready and at your desk." Arnav: "Thank you Ritu. I shall get back to you regarding this tomorrow." This is the extent of their conversation on that day. One thing needs … Continue reading Each their own

Understanding myself

I recently talked (here) of the new journey that I have embarked on. I also believe how I've made two great friends and am settling in. As time passes, I slowly gravitate to carving a new comfort zone for myself in this initially alien place. I have had a little time in the past few … Continue reading Understanding myself

A new journey thus begins

Life, was comfortable at Noida with a job. There however, comes a time, when being in the comfort zone just isn't enough. A time, when one needs to let go of what's known and safe and start walking a road where the destination is uncertain. One such journey I have begun in June. A journey … Continue reading A new journey thus begins

Three nought three

Born to a happy family To a generation of street cricket and TV Injected with Coercive Morality while still fantasising a swim in the sea   Vision of my father's chest swell with pride Erratic Advices, Some Rushed Choices made me enlist for the War as my mother cried Slept dreaming of solving the nation's … Continue reading Three nought three

Happy? Independence Day

Below are the words of a citizen of India on the occasion of India celebrating its 70th Independence Day. The words show what any person who is sensible enough to see things as they are feels about the issue that should be one keeping this nation awakein thought. (Warning: Long post and brutally honest. Reader … Continue reading Happy? Independence Day