Shades of grey – The perception of perfection

By Gayatri Sankar | Last Updated: Monday, October 20, 2014 - 09:10

“Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.” - Salvador Dalí

Each of us has often heard people discussing perfection and what we could do to try and become “perfect”. We often assume that everything around us is either black or white, and seldom acknowledge or appreciate the existence of greys.

Another Diwali away from home!

By Anindita Dev | Last Updated: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 14:57

With the crème de la crème of Indian festivals — Diwali — just around the corner, I can only but feel a sense of alienation as I see everyone around me hatching plans with their family for the celebration of light.

Well, of course, I do take part in the festivities, but staying away from home does take away the true meaning of this festival.

Greatness beckons for Virat Kohli as he notches more batting records

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 10:48

After scoring his 20th One-Day hundred against West Indies at Dharamshala, Virat Kohli has booked a place in the pantheon of batting greats. Only Sachin Tendulkar (49 in 452 innings), Ricky Ponting (30 in 365), Sanath Jayasuriya (28 in 433), Sourav Ganguly (in 22 in 300), Herschelle Gibbs (21 in 240) and Chris Gayle (21 in 253) are ahead in terms of raking up centuries.

Narendra Modi's propulsion of the 'youth brigade'

By Gayatri Sankar | Last Updated: Friday, October 17, 2014 - 13:30

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has struck the right chord by connecting with the youth of the nation by making them believe that they have the power and the potential to change the way the world perceives India.

Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly polls: Will Narendra Modi have the last laugh?

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Friday, October 17, 2014 - 09:54

Voting in high stakes Assembly elections is over in Maharashtra and Haryana and now the wait is for the results on October 19. However, to build up the excitement, exit polls on various TV channels were conducted on October 15, the day of the voting.

Building anticipation - Bollywood's new fad

By Aparna Mudi | Last Updated: Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 17:50

“The idea of waiting for something makes it more exciting,” said noted artist Andy Warhol.

Bollywood seems to have taken his words to heart. It has become the new mantra in Bollywood to get the audience chock-full of anticipation for an upcoming film, and the new fad has even surpassed the old one of numerology-induced crazy spellings.

Welcome to the 'jungle' of modern life!

By Shruti Saxena | Last Updated: Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 16:06

A shrill scream welcomed me in the morning as I entered the ladies compartment of the Delhi metro. Unknowingly I had stepped onto someone's foot, and the nasty look which I received from the 'victim' convinced me I had committed a grave crime.

A ‘Bigg Boss’ house at my workplace

By Sushmita Dutta | Last Updated: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 10:49

The other day I was thinking that does any TV show closely resemble my new workspace which falls under an ‘open office plane’...