Happy Holi

Nothing compares to Holi. Did I hear Tomatina? Well, the similarity ends at the bright red from the surplus tomatoes… Indian Holi is here, coming this Monday and Covid better watch out! If not with the colours, it’s sure to be driven away from our soil post the merry jostling and huddles (public celebrations are […]

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Beauty needs no skin tone

A small storm recently brewed in the small teacup called the progressive conscience of India, over a certain brand of beauty and fairness cream… Someone filed a PIL, someone was penalised and some ads were retracted… And, things are back to normal with the soaps, lotions and potions up again with their tall claims to […]

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Hang Mohammad, Hang Shiva

Apropos of my blog Meaning of your name , I simply hang my head in shame to the somewhat vilifying Indian tradition of naming children after Gods, especially such Gods’ name carriers who turn rapists and murderers. When the horrifying saga of Hyderabad rape and murder and then burning of the Veterinary doctor Disha Reddy […]

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