April Magic In May

Last Thursday, I felt a sudden inspiration and within a couple of hours, I had finished writing my column for this week. Naturally, I was pleased with myself since I usually write it on the Sunday, or some times even an hour before the deadline on Monday afternoon. I was particularly satisfied since the… via April […]

Baner – Life In The Fast Lane

A couple of months ago I took a right turn from Saikar Chowk on Baner Road (earlier called Ganraj Mangal Karyalay Chowk) and discovered the Cummins Building and the new, improved avatar of Baner-Balewadi that seems to have sprung up in the past year. It was a pleasant shock, especially since I have been living… via […]

All The Prime Minister’s Men and Women

Demonetisation, Digitisation, GST, Financial Sector reforms … I find myself on very unfamiliar territory nowadays. Very unfamiliar. Most of my life, I have been used to watching governments coming and going in India, leaving me with fleeting impressions of policies/actions that I liked or didn’t like (always specific policies or Acts or laws, never anything… via […]

Life On Rent – No Single People Please!

There’s a matter of grave concern that is vexing a few of my neighbours. A matter of grave concern. And I know it’s been brewing for a few months now, maybe longer. There are these young boys who rent one of the apartments in the society. … yes, that’s the grave concern. Bachelor boys renting… via […]