Adventure time 

Fireworks sparkled in Mumbai’s skies, and I downed the liquid in the tiny paper cup in my hand. It was like drinking tea flavoured, lukewarm sugar solution. Nonetheless, our taste buds tingled with excitement. It was almost midnight and we were at a train station, at the beginning of a three-day vacation. “I don’t like feeling so […]

Delhi is Wasted on Delhi

Delhi has a split personality. But this little reflection is not about how there is an old Delhi and a New Delhi, or the Delhi of mausoleums and darbars, versus the Delhi of malls and PVRs, nor even the intense inequality of high rise buildings jostling for space with make-shift slums or of a brand new […]