Dear Indians, remember it takes two to tango

By Gayatri Sankar | Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 07:44

When your conscience knows you are at fault and have no answer to defend yourself...simply pass the buck...It can’t get simpler than that...but think you have the right to cry foul and accuse the system of being a lame duck. Cool!

Women empowerment is beyond short clothes, adultery

By Gayatri Sankar | Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 14:22

Ever since the video meant for creating awareness about “women empowerment”, featuring Deepika Padukone was published on YouTube, an avalanche of responses started pouring in on social media from all quarters - some hailed the makers and the actress for their “courageous” stance, while several others begged to differ.

Fair and handsome Hritihik Roshan? Not you too!

By Aparna Mudi | Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 19:43

It is so disappointing when an actor you have liked and respected for so long goes to the dark side. Well in this case the 'light' side.

Indians have a racist streak in them. They all like fair people.

When humans turn demons...

By Gayatri Sankar | Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 08:47

We humans are God’s most intelligent, beautiful and dynamic creation (that’s what most of us believe)! We are endowed with the ability to think and do things that our fellow living beings can’t.

We have been gifted with a tongue to express ourselves and also have the power to decide the plight of the mute beings on earth. We are a superior race both literally and otherwise, isn’t it?

Online dating stigma

By Tanya Ashreena | Monday, March 16, 2015 - 09:40

"So where did you guys meet?" I asked my friend, who was dating a Scottish guy.

"We met through friends..." my friend said.

Yeah right, I thought, it was probably on a dating site.

Several months on, my friend confessed she had in fact met her boyfriend through OkCupid.

“Ban Ban! My country shot me down!”

By Anindita Dev | Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 14:37

It's not about the song from the 60's by Nancy Sinatra, but rather the series of unprecedented bans that our country faces in the wake of recent events.

I dread to wake up one fine morning and face a ban for having snored too loud. Going by what is happening in the last few weeks, it seems possible!

In search of greener pastures?

By Vibhuti Jaitly | Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 14:56

“The land flourished because it was fed from so many sources―because it was nourished by so many cultures and traditions and peoples.” -- Lyndon B. Johnson

The fatmospheric existence

By Aparna Mudi | Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 19:04

Have you ever been approached by a random person in the Metro and told how you are unhappy? Has some child just randomly been rude to you and called you names because you were walking by?