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Bad neighbours of Bangalore See no evil next door

Jun 06, 2013

Bad neighbours of Bangalore See no evil next door

The recent shocking cases involving the confinement of a daughter and an elderly father expose a culture of callous apathy in face of serious domestic abuse. #Neighbours #ThisIndianLife #Bangalore Woman rescued
Reader's Digest and me Family ties that bind

Feb 19, 2013

Reader's Digest and me Family ties that bind

Reader's Digest may be filing for bankruptcy, but for many of us it will remain preserved forever in the amber of childhood memory of a socialist era past. #ThisIndianLife #Reader's Digest
Lies, damned lies Tall claims of Indian advertising

Nov 27, 2012

Lies, damned lies Tall claims of Indian advertising

Beauty products are the worst offenders the world over in the lies-in-advertising business, but in India, they have close competition from children's 'health' drinks. Do you really think Complan, Boost, Horlicks et al make your kid smarter, more energetic, or taller? #Advertising #ThisIndianLife
New age superstition What unites Yeddy and the yuppie

Nov 21, 2012

New age superstition What unites Yeddy and the yuppie

Whether it's the upwardly mobile corporate professional or a powerful politician, we increasingly conflate spirituality with superstitious belief. Pujas, talismans, and shrines have become mere shortcuts to material success. #Religion #Bangalore #BS Yeddyurappa #ThisIndianLife #Superstition
Goodbye, urban oasis The end of the "gated community" dream

Oct 31, 2012

Goodbye, urban oasis The end of the "gated community" dream

Countless real estate ads sell the dream of a gated paradise, far away from the madding crowds, filth, and chaos. A dream that the upwardly mobile have spent crores of rupees buying into. A dream that is rapidly turning into a nightmare. #Bangalore #ThisIndianLife #real esate
Why going to the doctor is the great Indian nightmare

Mar 30, 2012

Why going to the doctor is the great Indian nightmare

Getting medical care remains a profoundly anxiety-producing experience for most of us: from finding the right doctor to getting the right diagnosis, and therefore the right care. Is it so surprising then that we are more likely to die of diseases like cancer? #India #Cancer #ThisIndianLife #Healthcare in India #HealthMatters #Oncology
The 9 to 5 job: What will you do to get it back?

Feb 27, 2012

The 9 to 5 job: What will you do to get it back?

Corporate life is no longer the 9-to-5 affair it was assumed to be. Well, the '9' still stands there unflinchingly, but the '5' has metamorphosised into a rather flexible range. #ThisIndianLife #Work culture #corporates #work hours
How not to burn a hole in your pocket this festive season

Oct 07, 2011

How not to burn a hole in your pocket this festive season

The festive season is fun until the bills start arriving. That's when the sticker shock hits you hard. But don't worry. You can still have your holidays, your gift baskets, your goodies. Here are some tips about how to be smart about it. #Debt #Credit card #Diwali #Festivals #ThisIndianLife #Budget #Knowhow
Firearms for everyone It's so easy to buy a gun!

Oct 05, 2011

Firearms for everyone It's so easy to buy a gun!

Want a gun? It's a lot cheaper and easier than you'd guess. No wonder everyone from housewives to college kids are packing heat these days. #Crime in India #ThisIndianLife #gun culture #arms and ammunition #desi katta
Parent care How a daughter is now the new 'son'

Sep 27, 2011

Parent care How a daughter is now the new 'son'

Slowly but surely, the care of aging parents in urban middle class India is shifting to the daughter who is more willing and able to be their 'budhape ka sahara' than the son. #ThisIndianLife #care #elderly #daughters