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  • TripOver to Leh Ladakh

      The Journey   Majestic is possibly the only word that comes closest to describing the mighty Himalayas! Leh Ladakh region with its rough barren landscape, nestled lakes, sand dunes, lofty mountain ranges is in ways more than one a testimony to the beauty, the diversity and the stre...

    Tags: Srinagar Kargil Leh Hunder Jammu Kashmir India Sissu Lahaul Spiti HimachalPradesh Chandigarh

  • A deadly encounter with the Jarawas in the Heavenly Archipelago.

          India is a land bestowed with divine beauty and variation in every aspect of life. May it be its paramount landscape - ranging from picturesque Kashmir Valley to the night life of Mumbai,may it be landforms - ranging from arid Thar desert in Rajasthan to the fertile lands ...

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  • Dramatizing Defecation Into A Holy Affair

    No, here I don’t intend to discuss defecation in general but I would rather zero in on how as natural a human affair as this, becomes essentially a tool of power play between Indian society and our government. So, coming from a civilization with a prominent hydraulic engineering, having wat...

    Tags: Policy Sanitation India

  • An encounter with a Big Cat.

    India is a land made up of almost every possible type of terrain, the countryside is thoroughly caked with picturesque landscapes, giving shelter to people and other creatures of nature alike. At the very heart of the Indian subcontinent, in the State of Madhya Pradesh, lies one of the country's ...

    Tags: Travel Wildlife Photography India Landscapes

  • It's India Going Synergistic, Not High-Handed: Manik Sarkar Should Review His Remark

         It is highly unsatisfactory for the honourable CM of Tripura Sri Manik Sarkar to reproach India’s south-Asian policy in a ‘business summit’ in Tripura in front of Joint Secretary MEA, Gov. of India and other foreign delegates which included representations fr...

    Tags: Politics India IndianPolitics ForeignPolicy

  • Demonetizing the Rs. 500, Rs. 1000 Notes - Qualifying the "short" term pain

    The Government of India's decision to withdraw legal tender status for Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 Notes, has been called as a "bold move", a "surgical strike on black money" among other things by people as varied as Banking CEOs, Film Stars, Politicians and the Common Men and Women. RBI in the FAQ sect...

    Tags: India Demonetisation Black Money

  • What's Wrong?

    His eyes looked like icebergs behind his glasses, cold and hard. “Don’t try imitating those English movies in this house,” he said, flinging her arm away and coolly walking out of the room. She stared after him with wide eyes, trembling as she cradled her left arm to her chest, ...

    Tags: MentalHealth Mind Help Stigma India Depression Anxiety

  • Living in a Paradox: Sino-Indian Relations

    Speaking on the sidelines of the BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organization summits in Ufa in 2015, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared that the leaders of the two countries were committed to taking ‘India-China ties to new heights’. With Sino-Indian relations becoming m...

    Tags: India China Pakistan Border Politics

  • My tinted sunglasses

    I whip out my laptop to write another piece, feeling more aware of my boundaries than ever before. A picture has been stuck in my head - One spice rack. Looking at the cold hard, almost ugly words on the screen, it hit me. I’m too Indian to go blue and white. Yes, blue and white. Not black ...

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  • Nobody's Mothers - Surrogacy In India

    Hearing that “things happen for a reason” seems like a slap in the face, after every plan you’ve made has gone awry. We’ve hit more than our share of bumps on the journey to becoming parents.   PLAN A: Get pregnant naturally, have a baby, and live happily ever after...

    Tags: Surrogacy India