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November 6, 2011

11 things you just had to know about 11.11.11

1. My friend Priya bubbled over with delight. She was looking forward to her upcoming marriage nuptials. 1111 guests (just another normal Indian wedding) would be attending which would be solemnized on 11-11-11 at 11am. The venue was her father’s palatial home in Surrey (Every real estate agents’ wet dream […]
November 1, 2011

Why Kim Kardashian should try arranged marriage Indian style – next time

The tweets are abuzz with the sound of Kim Kardashian’s divorce.  Move over the 7 billionth baby on this planet, the twitterati is getting its knickers in a twist at a very different set of numbers. 10M dollars were spent on the wedding of Kim and Kris, 450 guests attended, […]
October 30, 2011

Dog interrupts the Indian Grand Prix? Bet 100-1.

I just got off the phone with my Dad in Bombay. “It’s that guy, what’s his name… Bettel…. Vettel who won. Karthikeyan only came in 17th.” He said a little crestfallen then his voice perked up “It’s an amazing success for India, the track is supposed to be the best […]
October 22, 2011

Moolis & the incident on state highway 10

Thirteen years after we first ran into each other on a shared Mass Communications course at Sophia’s College Bombay, Manjiri and I met last night at Mooli’s  to partake of the roti rolls that are not fucking burritos, served with a dash of humour at this restaurant-bar in the […]
October 16, 2011

Why #OWS will not work in Mumbai

So there are people in thousands turning up in NY, London, Berlin to protest against the big bad capitalist society and about a 100 in Manila and @occupy_mumbai is trying its best to drum up support in the Indian capital, and trying to decide whether #occupymumbai is alive or not. […]