I recently came across this article saying that this year’s election had cost India almost $5 billion. This money is next to the price tag for 2012 U.S. Presidential election which ends up making it the costliest election ever in India. With this, India has surely entered into the sophisticated campaigning zone that mostly developed… (1 comment)

One Hundred Years of Solitude and ‘Love in the Time of Cholera’…Whenever the name of the Columbian author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, comes up in a book club or in a random conversation, these two novels are always the highlight of the subject. Where for the former, Marquez was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in… (0 comment)

Backpacking in India
I love travelling. And , with time, my love for travelling has only increased. So, lately I got hold of a social profile called Zostel that made me think about backpacking culture in India. For those who are alien to the concept of backpacking, here’s a basic definition- Backpacking is a form of low-cost travelling in… (3 comments)

RIP Khushwant Singh
Khushwant Singh… The first mention of this author for many would have been from the NCERT book of class 11 – ‘The Portrait of a Lady’ where the author gave the picture perfect portrayal of his grandmother. Until that time I had no idea about the nature of fame he had.   It’s just lately… (1 comment)

Freedom of speech… as we know is the fundamental right to communicate one’s opinions and ideas. And in a country like India, freedom of speech represents the democratic framework. Well, this is what we have known. As subject to the recent tussle in the freedom of speech, it seems that India is one of the most… (2 comments)

The Super Bowl as we all know is that ‘Big Game’ that every American waits for each year. I am sure you would have heard enough buzz around the game last month. As a matter of fact, this game was started as a part of merger agreement between the National Football League (NFL) and the… (0 comment)