January 9, 2019

The Madarasi Canteen and other stories!

Preservation of heritage need not confine only to old edifices but more importantly should include attires, customs, including food and other habits. The beauty of the […]
December 28, 2018

Mamata’s masterstroke!

Darjeeling is the crown of West Bengal, ignored for long many decades. The district, associated with the world-famous tea suffered in the wake of successive disturbances […]
October 11, 2018

She has arrived, Durga!

The light nip in the morning air and the sway of the blooming ‘khas’ flowers announced the arrival of the greatest auspicious celebration, the appearance of […]
June 29, 2018

Musings from the airport!

I guess I am destined to go for pilgrimages in the most unplanned manner, all of a sudden and the recent visit to Shirdi was no […]
May 2, 2018

China diaries 7

A few tips The growth of a nation is directly proportional to its ease of connectivity and communication, which applies to both travel and telecom. India […]
April 30, 2018

China diaries 6

Confidence Quotient When people have jobs and are happy, it shows on their faces. An average Chines is busy, proud of his nation, and has no […]
April 29, 2018

China diaries 5

Food No travelogue can be complete without a description of culinary habits, and therefore I devote these lines to the food part of China. China has […]
April 28, 2018

China diaries 4

The recalcitrant taps I must admit that I hate public urinals, not to speak of the lavatories in India. They announce their presence by their offensive […]
April 27, 2018

Chin diaries 1

I’m back today after a gruelling 12 days’ trip to the Orient, much of the time spent in China. China’s success in every conceivable field, agricultural, […]