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Open Letter to the Mayan People

January 10, 2013
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Open Letter to the Mayan People

Tweet Dear Mayan people, The world did not end. Thank you for nothing. Actually, thank you for giving us the biggest disappointment since Tushar Kapoor. I mean, what the hell? Do you know the damage your miscalculation has caused us humans? The world will end. The world will end. The world will end. Been hearing this...
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Let Us Never Forget

December 29, 2012
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Let Us Never Forget

Tweet We woke up today to a terrible news. The brave girl who suffered the horrifying gangrape in Delhi passed away last night, after an extended battle with her injuries. May she rest in peace. Now we know the usual drill. Something terrible happens. We outrage on Twitter and Facebook. The politicians shed some...
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The Sad State of our Democracy

December 23, 2012
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The Sad State of our Democracy

Tweet When we were little kids in school, Civics used to be one of the drab subjects. Drab but important, because it taught us a lot about our society, law, democratic principles, governance etc. There was the cool sounding, ‘democracy is government by the people, from the people, for the people.’ There were concepts...
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New Year. New Pressure.

December 22, 2012
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New Year. New Pressure.

Tweet Today’s newspaper was full of fliers. There were the usual property dealer ads, fancy gyms that offered to make you lose 50 kg by burning money instead of fat and the chamatkari baba...
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On Women, Rapes and Medieval India

December 19, 2012
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On Women, Rapes and Medieval India

Tweet There’s something very wrong going on with the world we live in. No, I am not talking about the abysmal performance of the Indian cricket team, Sachin not retiring, or even global warming. This is about the increasingly horrid news stories we’ve been hearing these past few days. There was a trauma center...
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Die Another Day – An Apocalypse Survivor’s Guide

December 15, 2012
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Die Another Day – An Apocalypse Survivor’s Guide

As per the Mayans, the world is to end this month. Here's a look at the lessons Hollywood disaster movies have taught us about how to survive when everything around is collapsing, flyovers are falling apart, tsunamis are wreaking havoc, and the end is nigh.
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Mosquito Hunter

December 8, 2012
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Mosquito Hunter

I love killing mosquitoes. It is my superpower.
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Open Letter to Arnab Goswami

December 2, 2012
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Open Letter to Arnab Goswami

Open letter to Arnab Goswami, editor-in-chief of Times Now, who has been accused in a recent news report of being a vindictive, difficult-to-work-with boss who only cares to provide entertaining news people want to watch, and wouldn't mind ignoring journalistic values in his quest for TRPs.
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Wedding Shedding

November 17, 2012
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Wedding Shedding

A dummy's guide to the Punjabi Wedding, with full inside scoops on all that goes on behind the scenes, in front of the camera and at the dinner buffet. A must read, this wedding season.
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YOLO: You Only Live Once

November 17, 2012
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YOLO: You Only Live Once

YOLO, or 'You Only Live Once' is apparently the rage with youngsters these days. Here's my account of how i tried incorporating it in my life for the coolness quotient. Didnt work very well though.
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Dummy’s Guide to Diwali Socialising

November 10, 2012
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Dummy’s Guide to Diwali Socialising

This Diwali, spare a moment for the brave few who will celebrate the festival stuck in traffic on our busy roads. Also read on to find out possible strategies to ease the pain, and get the best out of your Diwali gifts.
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The Brat Race

November 3, 2012
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The Brat Race

A satirical take on how kids get pushed into a rat race of a different sort, thanks to pushy parents, neighbors who compare performances of kids and energy drink ads that make it appear that not being a genius makes you a loser.
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When Anna Did Us Apart

October 20, 2012
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When Anna Did Us Apart

A satirical look at how Facebook is changing the way we look at relationships, and how people's political beliefs affect their behavior on social media platforms.
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Diary of a Twitter Addict

October 13, 2012
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Diary of a Twitter Addict

For the hardcore addicts, Twitter is all about RTs, sly tweets, building up armies of followers and fretting over unfollows. This is a satirical look at how some people can't think beyond tweets and retweets.
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Open Letter to Shri Robert Vadra

October 7, 2012
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Open Letter to Shri Robert Vadra

Tweet Dear Shri Robert Vadra ji, I know you’re in the news for corruption and tax evasion charges, but don’t let that bog you down. You are bigger than that, and we are with you. And of course, there’s the union cabinet to take care of that. Salman hai na? [I am guessing that in...
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