You come back home one day and see that your house is flooded with water. You check and find out that a couple of your taps were left open. What would you do? A. Leave the taps running and try and drain the water? B. Turn off the taps first and then drain the water? I […]
The 5 stages of renewing of your apartment lease in the South Bay Area: Denial: Surely, this is a mistake – they can’t increase the rent by this much Anger: How dare they increase the rent by this much! Bargaining: I’ve been a model tenant – I’ll talk to them to keep my rent the […]
When the Narendra Modi led NDA came to power in 2014, a common refrain I heard was that unlike the outgoing Prime Minister, Narendra Modi would be a ‘strong leader’. I have had my misgivings about this since I believe that in a democracy a government should be weak and constantly at the mercy of the […]
Nearly two years into the NDA government, I’m tired of reading unverifiable reports about process improvements. Manohar Parrikar claims to have found USD 3 Billion of Defence Funds lying unused in US bank accounts. I don’t know if the current Defence Ministry actually ‘found’ this money just now or the NDA government simply had an […]
As oxymoronic as as it sounds, India has become an Oppressive Democracy.
Breaking News: Congress, BJP, SP and BSP will all independently get majority in UP.
An Amex card is exclusive in India – so exclusive that half the merchants here don’t accept it!
F*ck the weather in Chennai…
Me: My 3 & 5 year old nieces are coming. Any suggestions for activities? My Friend: What do they like to do? Me: Break things.
Bacon wrapped chicken, lamb and beef (wipes a tear of joy) – mom would be so proud.