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Alka Gurha
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Blogger, Freelance Writer
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All in our Jeans
Picture Credit Topshop Someone asked a businessman, “What do you do?”  He smiled, “Whatever it takes.”  In a jeaneus masterstroke, Baba Ramdev is all set to launch his clothing brand, Patanjali Paridhan . If ‘swadeshi sim card’ was not enough, Patanjali is ...
All in our Jeans
All in our Jeans
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Morning Special
If you have an early morning train or a flight, there are two things that are unlikely to be on time – your cab and your crap. It’s almost a rule. It doesn’t matter whether you book a Meru, Ola or Uber, like the police in an eighties Bollywood movie, your c...
Morning Special
Morning Special
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Truth is, parenting doesn’t get easy, it just gets different. And by the time you’ve mastered it, the rules change. Damn! Must mothers always oscillate between challenges?
Well, yes.
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User Manual for Parents with Adult Kids at Home
There comes a stage in life when you look at exasperated, somewhat embarrassed, parents of toddlers throwing tantrums with a sense of longing and amusement. You reminisce the good old days of your own kids who are now adults. Except, the parents on the othe...
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Death by Dance
There are different ways to celebrate a win. Jumping up and down is one of them. As is punching the air. Snake dance is equally effective. What used to be a signature move of a drunken uncle during an Indian wedding became a patent of the Bangladesh cricket...
Death by Dance
Death by Dance
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Writing About Not Writing
When you have nothing to write, write about not writing. So said a writer, tongue partly in cheek. Others too have dispensed valuable gems. Write even when you don’t want to. It’s about discipline. Well, today I’m going to do just that. Write about not writ...
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Sidebarring - Nay or Yay?
Last week I attended a book launch along with a friend. The venue was teeming with people and guests milled in the room amid rush and murmur of voices. The acoustics were bad and the panelists went on and on about their books. When the ‘I-Me- Myself’ spiel ...
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Why and how we get stumped by celebrity weddings.
Stumped
Stumped
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Stumped
As a nation we are obsessed with three things - Bollywood, cricket and weddings. Little surprise that no matter what happened on Gujarat's electoral landscape, the Tuscan wedding of globally hurrah-ed cricketer Virat Kohli and reigning Bollywood deity, Anu...
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Stumped
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Unlike us, the Brits have so much to cheer, Marriage, baby, anniversary. Repeat. But what if Harry met Meghna and not Meghan?
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