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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Durga Pooja – NRI Style

October 17, 2012
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Durga Pooja – NRI Style

Tweet I was shaken out of my reverie where I heard the loud ghonta and shaankh in the wee hours of dawn. It had drizzled the night before, and the cold and dampness in the air made me want to cocoon myself tighter. Shaking off the remnants of sleep, I tried to...
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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?...
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Amreekandesi – The Book

October 1, 2012
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Amreekandesi – The Book

Tweet I realize i haven’t written anything on the blog for over a month, but it is with good reason. I have finally made progress on my dream project, which was an idea fostering in my mind ever since i started writing 5 years ago, with a blog tagline...
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In The Government We Trust

August 25, 2012
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In The Government We Trust

Tweet The past few weeks have been disturbing. Riots in Assam. A minor riot in Mumbai. A prolonged curfew in Bareilly, and god knows what other small towns. Crackdown on social media. The iPhone 5 has still not been launched. To make it worse, my favorite people have been voted...
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Olympics 2012. Tweet Style

August 14, 2012
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Olympics 2012. Tweet Style

Tweet The Olympics are over. It was a fun ride the past two weeks, watching all sorts of exotic sports (read, non-cricket) and learning words hitherto unknown to Indians, like repechage and ‘olympic medals’. Now as we get back to our regular fare of Balika Vadhu and Indian Idle...
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The Rise and Fall of Satyamev Jayate

July 29, 2012
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The Rise and Fall of Satyamev Jayate

Tweet Satyamev Jayate ended today, bringing to an end the initial instalment of one of the most talked about non-Ekta Kapoor shows on Indian Television in recent times. The show got off to a heady start. Everybody was very excited. Well, the naysayers are always there, but in general...
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7 Indian Sports They Should Introduce At The Olympics

July 26, 2012
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7 Indian Sports They Should Introduce At The Olympics

Tweet The Olympic fever is on. While India has sent a sizable contingent of sportspeople and officials, people like Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps are alone expected to win more medals than all of India, the nation of a billion people. We appreciate that the true spirit of Olympics...
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Dummy’s Guide To Avoid Getting Molested

July 25, 2012
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Dummy’s Guide To Avoid Getting Molested

Tweet Alright, so we all know of the Guwahati incident. We outraged about and wrote about it and tweeted about it. But did we all derive the right lessons out of the incident and the shamelessness of it all? Here, let me lay out some foolproof ways to avoid...
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The Mumbai High

July 25, 2012
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The Mumbai High

Tweet There’s something about Mumbai. Of all the places I like in the country, it’s the one I find hardest to leave. While other cities might evoke feelings of nostalgia and make my heart sigh, Mumbai has a You know you want me attitude. Yes I do, I find...
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