The Power Of Culture To Create A Better Future

  India is most probably the most diverse nation in the world. Its geographical limits stretch from the great Himalayas in the north to the tropical peninsular south, and there is a dizzying variety of languages, ethnic groups, beliefs,and lifestyles that a few countries possess. The most fascinating part is the combination of a young…

Why Change Is So Difficult?

The journey I am on is a constant reminder that change does not come that easy. Change does not happen overnight. It may take months, years or maybe even more. Why it almost seems impossible to me to change mindsets of people around? Why is it so hard to even make the smallest change within…

सामाजिक दबाव (खान-पान)

परिवर्तन में कार्यरत महिला समाख्या महिलाओं में जागरूकता फ़ैलाने से साथ घरेलु मुद्दों को भी हल करती है | क्योकि देश कि क़ानूनी व्यवस्था के अंतर्गत किसी भी मुद्दे को हल होने के बहुत समय लग जाता है, और फैसला किस आधार पर होगा इस बात कि भी निश्चितता नहीं होती है | तो बहुत से…

When You Have To Shoot…Shoot

Do you ever feel like you are surrounded by a bunch of crazy people? If not, don’t continue to read this. If yes, then you have very good sense of observation. Couple of months ago I got this unforeseen chance to deal with some incredible people in a discussion. A discussion to find a solution…

Freedom Of Expression – The Oxymoron

The idea of “Freedom of Expression” sounds so much like an oxymoron to me these days. Two contrasting ideas nestled together so beautifully. Apparently the term freedom and expression do hardly ever go together. At least in the current context of our Indian society. The first time I learnt about this strange concept was from…

Documenting Illusion

When we watch documentaries on Discovery channel and Animal Planet, there is ‘that scene’ which makes the whole thing come alive. A cheetah chasing its prey, a kingfisher catching a fish in slow motion, the flight of a hawk etc. These are the scenes that take our breath away. But nobody knows about the untold stories…

One For The Cohort: Letter To The Tribe

Disclaimer: Heart overpowers brain often, how much ever I ask it to stay in limits. It keeps crossing the line every now and then. This post is a part of one of those ‘got carried away’ (not drunk) behaviors! To the ones who matter I wanted to turn and go back the moment I stepped into…

Ganpati Bappa Morya?!

I come from Pune, a city I had the privilege of calling ‘home’ all my life till now. So no points for guessing that Ganpati happens to be my favourite festival! The festive spirit, the energy and positive vibes, the decorations, the food, the dhol patakhas … it’s magical! Basically, Ganpati is to me what…