The Gateway of India — City of Mumbai

The day had started off quite badly. A friend of mine had tested positive for Covid and was having trouble breathing. The situation all around the City too was bad — no beds — at least not in the desirable hospitals; shortage of oxygen cylinders; shortage of life saving meds…


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A lot of large international companies operating out of China want to leave. Perhaps, under political pressure from their home countries to punish China — in part — for initiating a global trade war against them, as also its part in allegedly perpetuating the current pandemic. Many developing nations see…


India lost two priceless assets in the last two days. Two of my favorite stars — Irfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor — both of whom lost a long-fought battle with cancer. Why is this relevant here? I think we have many other reasons for sickness and death other than Covid_19.


Yesterday was a Saturday. It was such a busy day. Weekends have rarely been so busy workwise, at least in the recent past (that is ever since I took what is a formal break from subjecting myself to abject slavery). I had registered for back to back webinars and web-meets…


Covid_19: The God of Real Estate Developers

A few days back (I don’t see the calendar anymore), I attended a couple of Webinars hosted by NAREDCO (National Real Estate Development Council). …


If 22nd September 2019 belonged to a grand spectacle of shock and awe called “Howdy Modi”, on the very next day, the world was shaken and stirred by a 16 year old’s #howdareyou speech at the United Nation. Greta Thunberg’s speech went viral in no time.

In the first 24…


“Good Friday? There’s nothing good about this Friday!” Perhaps that’s what you would hear from any one of the 22,000 employees of the airline that officially died a day earlier (18th April 2019) leaving them jobless.

My first meeting with Mr. Naresh Goyal was way back in 1987. He was…


I remember taking a flight from Jammu airport, sometime early July 1999. The battle of Kargill between India and its neighbour was still being fought on the frontlines. …


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Diwali! The festival of light is just around the corner. The month before is a period when house cleaning, repairs, renovations become a priority for virtually every God-believing Hindu home. …

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