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A long and painful goodbye to my dying grandparents

In July, I made my annual pilgrimage to Kottayam in the southern Indian state of Kerala to see my ageing grandparents.

They have aged dramatically since I had seen them last. 878 more words

In cartoons: India's latest stock market crash

The Chinese stock market crash in August led to a bloodbath in global equity markets, including India’s.

While the gravity of the situation caused panic—and much grief—among investors and policy makers alike, cartoonists in India portrayed the crash in a lighter vein. 142 more words


Shubharambh Part I

Ganesha is known as the God of the beginnings (Shubharambh) & wisdom and is honoured at the start of rituals.

I wanted to visit a Pandal and see how the Ganesh Idols are being made. 121 more words



I made it! I’ve officially moved to India – the land of beautiful temples, delicious food and terrible drivers. The only time I’ve felt the least bit unsafe was crossing the street. 367 more words


Beautiful innocence 

After Steve McCurrys portrait shot of the ‘Afghan Girl’ , this is the second photograph, shot by Sudhir Ramachandran that has me smitten!
The expression on both, mother and child speak happy volumes of pure bliss :)


Bangles. BANGLES!

The air is clammy. The heat clings to you. There are people everywhere. The narrow streets feel suffocating, Indian markets has its price. The colorful display makes you stop, the open door welcomes you.

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