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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
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