Banana leaf v/s Buffet


I have been obsessed with attending weddings ever since childhood. I really don't care about who weds whom. I don't even bother standing in a long queues just to give an envelop containing Rs. 10 n + 1 ( n belonging to the set of positive integers) . I hate posing for a photograph with … Continue reading Banana leaf v/s Buffet

Why IITians love consulting


If you go to any IIT Campus in India (be it Bombay, Madras , Kanpur or Delhi ) and mention the names McKinsey, BCG or Bain ( the Big Three as they are referred to ) , you will certainly see turning heads, lit eyes and attentive ears. These consulting firms are the darlings of … Continue reading Why IITians love consulting

The case for Greece


No, I am not talking about the economic crisis looming over Greece. It is clear that no one can save them from that. The one I am referring to is the one that happened at the UEFA Euro Championships 2012. Greece advanced to the quarter-finals after defeating Russia 1-0 in the final match of the … Continue reading The case for Greece

The Open Mind Conundrum


The phrase  " have an open mind"  has always intrigued me. Although it means something as simple as being receptive to new ideas,  I am still pretty confused about it. While I always try to be an open-minded person ( or at least project myself as one), of late , I have had a dilemma … Continue reading The Open Mind Conundrum

Indian Parents


Indian parents are notorious for taking more than the advised amount of interest in their children's life. Most Indian kids complain about the extent of invasion their parents have on their academic and personal lives. Their argument is that if their western counterparts do so well with so much freedom( which I believe is a … Continue reading Indian Parents

‘Exam’ining life


As I blankly stared at the opposite wall , struggling to think of ways to kill time at 3 in the morning , I could not help but press the rewind button in my life to what changes had caused me to suddenly become so restless. In the 22 years I have spent on Earth, … Continue reading ‘Exam’ining life

On Criticism and Hypocrisy


Recently, an interesting incident  came to my notice.Although I was a third-party spectator to this incident and don't have access to the details , it probably went this way -  A show was performed by a group of people, who we shall name X . To make the show entertaining , members of group X … Continue reading On Criticism and Hypocrisy