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Ask Someone: Heard about Typhoon Haiyan?

Two weeks ago, the answer to the question would have been: “My God, yes. How can you not know man! 10,000 dead! Climate change man..we’ve got to do something about this..:” Give it a few more weeks and the answer will be less encouraging. It’s the nature of the world we live in. Rather, it’s…

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India – A Bird Caged by Poverty

It’s one of those things that we’re hard-wired to do being part of a young nation. The culture of celebrating even the most minor achievements has become a very “Indian” thing to do. Achievement without honour So it was with great pride I walked down the halls of a British university not long ago, announcing…

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If Tarun Tejpal can’t keep it in his pants..

  I’m going to keep this short. It’s a simple thought. One that scares me and at the same time enlightens me. What do you do when Chief Editor and founder of a renowned, generally anti-establishment, pro-women publication is arrested on charges of rape? You sit dumbfounded. The anger seeps in and you unleash the…

A Tribute to Sachin

I woke up this morning a little confused. I had spent a busy night out at an event on Fleet Street, the beating heart of British media. Yet, I knew I had done something wrong. Something important. Then it came at me like a bouncer – I had missed Sachin’s last innings! I quickly found…

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How far would you go in protest?

Protests erupt every single day. There’s some government doing something obscene over there and another not doing anything at all. Both of which are grounds for protests by the masses. Yet, protests come an go and life goes on (don’t bring up the Arab Spring. It doesn’t count! *looks sideways*). For a real protest to…